A Short Guide to Writing About Science

A Short Guide to Writing About Science

by David Porush
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0065007549

ISBN-13: 9780065007541

Pub. Date: 01/08/1997

Publisher: Longman

Using examples and illustrations from chemistry, physics, mathematics,computer science, and engineering, this helpful guide gives readers simple step-by-step procedures for keeping lab notebooks and writing lab reports, formal research papers, and science essays.

Overview

Using examples and illustrations from chemistry, physics, mathematics,computer science, and engineering, this helpful guide gives readers simple step-by-step procedures for keeping lab notebooks and writing lab reports, formal research papers, and science essays.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780065007541
Publisher:
Longman
Publication date:
01/08/1997
Series:
Short Guides Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
275
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Science Writing and the Imagination.

2. Why Good Scientific Thinking Can Lead to Bad Science Writing.

3. Writing from the Moment of Observation: Lab and Field Notebooks.

4. From Lab Notebook to Lab Report.

5. Preparing to Write the Research Paper.

6. How to Write Titles.

7. How to Write Abstracts.

8. How to Write the Introductory Section.

9. How to Write About Hypotheses, Models, and Theories (HMT).

10. How to Cite and List References.

11. How to Write the Materials and Methods Section.

12. How to Present Results.

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