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Project-Based Writing in Science

  • Lawrence Baines

Part of the Bold Visions in Educational Research book series (BVER)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
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  9. Back Matter
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About this book

Introduction

Turn your students into scientists who use their knowledge and creativity to solve real-world problems. Each lesson features a step-by-step guide; a summary of recent research; and handouts that are classroom-ready. Learn about the three levels of writing, from a Level 1 quickwrite to a formal, multi-part, Level 3 research paper. Each writing assignment—narrative, persuasive, and informative—includes a detailed rubric that makes grading easy. Students collaborate to contain an outbreak of avian flu, lead a group of people trying to survive under harsh conditions, battle drought in a densely-populated city in the American southwest, research the behavior of animals in the local region, and calculate their own speed, velocity, and momentum. Engaging and demanding, Project-Based Writing in Science helps students to understand and improve the world.

Keywords

creativity project-based writing science education

Authors and affiliations

  • Lawrence Baines
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  1. 1.The University of OklahomaUnited States

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