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Activities that Use Primary Literature

Interpreting primary literature

Interpreting the Primary Literature

Introduction These assignments are designed to be capstone activities at the end of units on figures of merit (such as sensitivity and LOD), acid-base equilibria, separations, spectroscopy, mass spectrometry, and electrochemistry. Each assignment consists of an out-of-class reading assignment drawn from the primary literature accompanied by objective questions and a set of open-ended, in-class discussion questions.…

Analyzing Literature Articles

Activity Analyzing Literature ArticlesDownload This activity is designed to give students the ability to: Accurately and effectively navigate the scientific literature.  Get information from a journal article. Jennifer Esbenshade, University of Tennessee Martin (