Science³: A Science Student's Success Guide by Fiona RawleScience³: A Science Student's Success Guide by Fiona Rawle

Science³: A Science Student's Success Guide

byFiona Rawle, Todd Nickle, Susan Morante

Paperback | April 23, 2013

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Science3: A Science Student's Success Guide is your one-stop-shop for studying and succeeding in science. Here you'll learn the skills not normally taught in the classroom; effective post-secondary study skills, how to think critically and communicate in science, using mathematics as a scientific tool, how to leverage the use of word roots, prefixes and suffixes when reading scientific papers and texts and how to highlight your science skills to create opportunities for a job or graduate school. Science3 also shows you how Chemistry, Physics and Biology interrelate and demonstrates how you can effectively apply the same study strategies to all three disciplines.
Todd Nickle received his Ph.D. from Oklahoma State University in 1998, and has been teaching biology at Mount Royal University ever since. He advocates Active Learning: students come to class prepared to work with material rather than just hear about it. Student preparation involves reading the text and applying the concepts to online ...
Title:Science³: A Science Student's Success GuideFormat:PaperbackDimensions:464 pages, 9.2 × 7.3 × 0.7 inPublished:April 23, 2013Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0176662731

ISBN - 13:9780176662738

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Purpose of this bookChapter 2: What is Science?Chapter 3: Thinking like a ScientistChapter 4: Understanding ScienceChapter 5: Science and MathChapter 6: Biology, Chemistry and Physics BasicsChapter 7: Study StrategiesChapter 8: Science and CommunicationChapter 9: Scholarship, Job and Post-Grad ApplicationsChapter 10: ConclusionAppendix A: An Overview of Scientific LiteratureAppendix B: Science3 Work Bench: Key Tables and Tools to useAppendix C: Pedagogy Papers