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Poetry as a device to distil science

Illingworth, Sam

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Contributors

Susan Rowland
Editor

Louise Kuchel
Editor

Abstract

Poetry is a powerful way of communicating scientific information and opening up debate about scientific research. By writing poetry about specific scientific topics, students can learn how to communicate their work in an engaging and accessible manner. After completing this exercise, students will be able to write a short poem about a specific scientific topic and will also have gained experience in providing constructive feedback to their classmates.

Acceptance Date Nov 24, 2022
Online Publication Date Apr 26, 2023
Publication Date 2023-04
Deposit Date Jan 12, 2023
Publisher Springer
Pages 193-197
Book Title Teaching Science Students to Communicate: A Practical Guide
Chapter Number 23
ISBN 9783030916275
DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-91628-2_23
Publisher URL https://link.springer.com/book/9783030916275