Help your students improve their science understanding and communicate their knowledge more effectively. Writing Science Right shows you the best ways to teach content-area writing so that students can share their learning and discoveries through informal and formal writing assignments and oral presentations.
You’ll teach students how to…
Throughout the book, you’ll find a wide variety of sample articles and suggested assignments that you can use immediately. In addition, a list of additional teaching texts and resources is available on the Routledge website at www.routledge.com/9781138302679.
"Science education is quickly becoming fully interdisciplinary as we break down barriers between science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) and expand students’ opportunities to communicate ideas about complex issues that affect our nation and the world. With the emphasis on STEM and student research, excellent writing and presenting is of utmost importance for student success and advancing scientific findings. Writing Science Right contains practical examples for bringing science and writing together, from authors who are deeply committed to education." - Dr. Carol O’Donnell, Director, Smithsonian Science Education Center
Meet the Authors
Chapter 1: Writing for the Readers: Know Your Audience and Analyze Their Needs
Chapter 2: Achieving a Readable Style: Learn Techniques for Clear, Concise, Active Writing
Chapter 3: Reporting Research Findings: Explore the Use of Science Articles and Letters
Chapter 4: Planning and Presenting Oral Presentations: Discover Ways to Grab, Inform and Persuade an Audience
Chapter 5: Communicating a Complex Issue: Examine the Impact of Major Science Articles, Abstracts, and Editorials