This bundle includes 15 technical writing assignments in physics, chemistry, biology, ecology, astronomy, and environmental science.
Includes project descriptions (including some example projects) and grading rubrics.
Suited for middle school science - Grade 5-8 - Can be scaled up or down to meet your students' needs!
What is Technical Writing?
Technical writing refers to the special methods of writing depending upon the field, skills, or content. Technical writing in science can vary depending upon the task and purpose. TW in science can include computer program writing, lab reports, research reports or essays, field communication with other scientists, peer reviews, and much more.
Why do I Need to Write Technical Writing Pieces?
As a student-scientist, it is important that you practice the skill of technical writing. You will be assigned various technical writing assignments over the course of the year. Many will correspond to projects, labs, and research that we will conduct in class.