To encourage you to read current events related to biology in the news, on specified weeks you are required to identify, read, and analyze an article from the popular press that relates to a current issue in biology. The article should relate as much as possible to current topics we’re studying in class.
Examples of appropriate sources for articles include the New York Times, the San Francisco Chronicle, the Oakland Tribune, the Los Angeles Times, the Economist, Wired, Scientific American, Time, or Newsweek. These sources are available for free in the library. Many other credible news sites are on the Internet, just ask if you have any questions. Check out the CSM Library Articles and Databases (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. website to get started.
Forum Post Guidelines
your name and the date for which you’re submitting the article
full citation information for your article, including the hyperlink to the website URL/source, authors, date of publication, and page numbers
a 5-7 sentence short summary of the main ideas of the article
a 5-7 sentence reflection on your personal response to or ideas about the article
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