A Short Guide to Writing About Chemistry
- Publish Date: 2009-12-25
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Holly B. Davis;Julian F. Tyson;Jan A. Pechenik
This writing guide, by the author of Pearsons best-selling Short Guide to Writing aboutBiology along with two well-known chemists, teachesstudents to think as chemists and to express ideas clearly and concisely through their writing.
Providing students with the tools they'll need to be successful writers, A Short Guide to Writing about Chemistry emphasizes writing as a way of examining, evaluating, and sharing ideas. Thebook teaches readers how to read critically, study, evaluate and report data, and how to communicate information clearly and logically.Students are also given detailed advice on locating, evaluating, and citing useful sources within the discipline; maintaining effective laboratory notebooks and writing laboratory reports; writing effective research proposals and reports; and communicating information to both professional and general audiences.