Biology II (2nd semester)

Question # 00562240 Posted By: Prof.Longines Updated on: 07/18/2017 04:56 AM Due on: 07/18/2017
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Summarize article in 1large paragraph. Then just extrapolate using BiologyII (2nd semester)- Evolution section related concepts in particular only.


https://phys.org/news/2017-06-supercomputers-snake-evolution-unique-traits.html


Around 2 page writing assignment relating an article found from a current popular media source (newspaper, magazine article, online editorials that were written within the last couple of years) to a topic we covered in lecture. In addition to reading and summarizing the article (1 paragraph max), you will be expected to compare and contrast the article to topics/themes discussed in lecture.


1. Summary paragraph: (5 pts) (MAX 1 PARAGRAPH Summarizing)

a. Provide a link to the original article (1 pt)

b. Summarize the original article clearly: What is the news article about? What were the scientists studying, their methods and their findings? (4 pts)


2. Expansion paragraphs: (15 pts)

a. How is it related to one or more of lecture topics? (5 pts)

b. Comment / critique the study and article (5 pts)

c. Creativity / readability (5 pts)


3. Some suggestions for the expansion paragraphs:

a. What are the scientists' next step / future direction?

b. Based on your understanding of the topic, what questions do you have for the scientists?

c. Does writing about this topic help you understand the topic better?

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