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Project: Term Paper for Winter 2019


The text of your paper should be between 1400 - 2000 words. Visual elements (diagram and graph) are also required. See the detailed information below.

Due dates

Proposal for term paper

  • Upload your proposal to Canvas by Friday February 8, 2019 (5 pm)

Completed term paper

  • Upload to Canvas by Monday March 11, 2019 (by end of the day, i.e. before 11:59pm)

Assignment requirements and the style of writing

You can choose between scientific writing for a magazine, and scientific writing for political advocacy. Some topics may fit the magazine option better, and other topics may fit the political option better. Pick the option that best suits your interest. Read the options carefully to get guidance on picking an appropriate topic.

Check that your paper will satisfy the items in the grading rubric.

For additional advice about the visual components of your term paper, follow these links:

  • Advice about schematics (conceptual diagrams)
  • Advice about graphs, see Day 21 Notes.

Example topics:

The physics of…

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