The essential companion for writing in biology!
The newest edition of Knisely’s Student Handbook for Writing in Biology offers the support students need to write according to conventions of Biology. Topics cover everything from reading technical literature and writing scientific papers, to preparing lab reports and giving oral presentations of scientific findings.
Practical advice is given using MS Office appendices, tutorial videos, and various checklists. Examples and resources are incorporated throughout the text to demonstrate to students not just what to do, but how to do it.
The newest edition is updated to reflect how students search for information using online resources and social media platforms, making sure their information is both credible and relevant. This handbook is the helping hand students are looking for.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 The Scientific Method
Chapter 2 Developing a Literature Search Strategy or Finding Sources
Chapter 3 Documenting Sources
Chapter 4 Reading and Writing Scientific Communications
Chapter 5 Step-by-Step Instructions
Chapter 6 Data Analysis Using Statistics
Chapter 7 Revision
Chapter 8 Sample Lab Reports
Chapter 9 Posters
Chapter 10 Oral Presentations
Appendix 1 Word Processing in MS Word 2019
Appendix 2 Making Graphs in MS Excel 2019
Appendix 3 Preparing Oral Presentations with MS PowerPoint 2019