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Earth and Environmental Sciences Guide: Writing for the Sciences
Chapters cover preparing for research, research methods, data analysis and presentation. The site includes practical tips, cases studies and podcasts from actual students. There are links to related websites and textbooks
Beginning and Ending Your Essay
Writing Effective Paragraphs
Maintaining Unity and Coherence
Summarising and Paraphrasing
Structuring Your Essay
Writing Effective Sentences
Structuring Your Sentences
Correct Punctuation and Word Usage
It allows you to present your own thinking and your own position on a particular topic. An essay assignment is generally not used to test your mastery of factual information, but rather to assess the strength of your critical thinking and your ability to put that thinking into a persuasive written form.
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