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 Students 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.
Technical Writing – Potentially Kinetic Toy Report Assignment Details
You will write a one to two paragraph essay on a toy and draw/illustrate and label the toy marking its potential and kinetic energy.