Advanced Topics in Biological Research: Writing Option

Course Number 
OB012
Level 
High School
Session 
Year-long
Prerequisites 
AP Biology (OB010) or consent of instructor

Advanced Topics in Biological Research: Writing Option is a companion course to OB011. Students choosing the Writing Option will be engaged in the discussions of OB011 and additionally discuss the forms and styles of science writing including primary research publications, reviews, and science journalism. Students will apply their knowledge of these forms by composing a review article or significant research paper on the modern biological research topic of their choosing. Throughout the writing process, students will learn the skills necessary to independently and deeply explore scientific research literature and the process of writing, editing, and reviewing a lengthy written piece including peer-evaluation.

Course Credit 
10.0