|PreAP Biology Articles to Abstract|
An abstract is a summary or synopsis of an article in a journal or magazine. The purpose of preparing an abstract is to acquaint you with scientific literature and to expose you to current topics in biology.
| Special Instructions:
· Articles to be abstracted must be at least two pages (text) in length.
· Work cited must be included at the top of the abstract page.
· Triple space between the citation & the start of your paper
· Abstracts must be handwritten and at least two and a half pages in length. (DO NOT WRITE ON THE BACK!)
|Stem Cell Research||Insect Repellants|
|Anton Van Leeuwenhoek||Battle of the Hermaphrodites|
|RNA Interference||An Endangered Species in the Stomach – The Bacteria Behind Ulcers|
|Dying To See||Racing For Sam – Progeria|
|Genomes for All||Chasing the Swine Flu|
|MLA Style Periodical Citation:
Author. “Title of Article.” Title of Magazine Date: Page(s).
Milton, Katherine. “Diet and Primate Evolution.” Scientific American August 1993: 86-94.
Abstracts DUE 1st Wednesday of each month August – May.
(Two abstracts due in January – first & 3rd Tuesday.)