Ch 5: Communicating Scientific Ideas

About This Chapter

Review techniques and processes for communicating scientific ideas with these text and video lessons. Using this chapter can help you prepare for science class studies or for college entrance or professional certification exams.

Communicating Scientific Ideas- Chapter Summary

In this chapter, you will have the opportunity to go over basic biological terms used to explain and convey scientific concepts. You will review standard units of measurement and the metric system in addition to methods for referencing and acknowledging sources used to communicate scientific information. Once you have successfully completed your study of this chapter, you should be able to do the following:

  • Understand how to present scientific information, theories and concepts using appropriate terms, abbreviations and graphs
  • Identify units of measurement for time, weight, length and volume
  • Use metric system prefixes and abbreviations
  • Describe how to use conventional referencing methods to acknowledge scientific sources

Lessons present this material using simple terms and detailed examples and are easily accessible on any device, at any time. Transcripts are also printable so you can create handy reference tools to support your studies. Check what you have retained from this chapter using self-assessment quizzes, which you can take as many times as needed to demonstrate mastery of these topics.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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