Lessons for a Scientific Literature Review

Lessons for a Scientific Literature Review

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Based on a collaborative inquiry-based project co-conducted and graded by science teachers and school librarians at Gill St Bernard's school, this book, presented in workshop format furnishes all the material necessary to enable school librarians and high school science teachers to collaboratively teach the important topic of how to perform and write up a scientific literature review. Students choose a topic of personal interest linked to their science class subject(s). The school librarian and science teachers instruct students in how to perform the necessary research and how to successfully integrate the new information into a final product. This book will present an overview of the project, including a discussion of the value of inquiry-based research, detailed project lessons, student assignments, and a concluding discussion of unit assessment. Grades 9-14.... for trusting us with the Psychology and AP Biology classes and with the 11th grade science curriculum in general. ... We appreciate English Department head Barbara Riptona#39;s contribution of a sample scaffolded research assignment. Her excellent research assignment model guided us in formulating our Scientific Literature Review assignment with its workshop format and piecemeal assessment plan.

Title:Lessons for a Scientific Literature Review
Author:Randell K. Schmidt, Maureen M. Smyth, Virginia K. Kowalski
Publisher:Libraries Unltd Incorporated - 2008


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