Dupont Science Essay 2011
Each division is judged by National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)-selected science teachers from across the United States, and scientists from NASA and Du Pont. All three winners in each division will receive an expenses-paid trip to The Walt Disney World® Resort and Kennedy Space Center, accompanied by a parent. Excerpts of the 2010 award essays and finalist essays are also available.Speaking of research, writers today have more material close at hand than ever before.Using search words to cruise the Internet for relevant information has revolutionized nonfiction writing. The national organization of the branch of science that is relevant to your topic should be dependable. With some sources, on the other hand, you should be careful with the information youre getting: Posts or blogs by individuals, particularly if they are not experts who can demonstrate their credentials, are very often undependable, and good to stay away from.Now, that may STILL be too broadbut it is getting closer.And the process of narrowing-down will also help you zero in on what you really want to write about and what the focus of your research should be.Theres no way that you will be able to answer that question intelligently in 1,000 words.So narrow it down to How can we come up with energy sources that will reduce air pollution?Also, look with a critical eye at the organization of your essay: Is the information presented in a clear order? Your teacher can also suggest research sources that may help you to back up your points more effectively.Back to top Research and Writing Tips Perhaps the most important first step you will want to take is to narrow your topic sufficiently so that it can be covered in 700-1,000 words. Curriculum under All-In-One / Multi Art & Music Cathy Duffy Top Picks Early Learning Electives Foreign Languages History & Geography Language Arts Math Science & Technology Special Needs Social Studies Teaching Resources Test Prep/Assessment Thinking & Other Skills FREEBIES!And where in the world of science might YOU fit in?