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Writing With Scientists

In this workshop of expert advice and step-by-step guidance, kid scientists will learn how to write a knockout science report.



Activity Type

  • Writing Activities

In the “Writing with Scientists,” online learning activity, students learn how to transform their notes, observations and research into a well-organized, thorough, and thoughtful science report. Microbiologist Dr. Susan Perkins of the American Museum of Natural History in New York City shares her experience of taking lizard parasite research from the idea phase to a published report.

Learning Objectives

While participating in “Writing with Scientists,” students will learn to:

  • Describe their big question and hypothesis
  • Clearly explain research and information
  • Present and analyze their results
  • Use scientific vocabulary accurately
  • Communicate new questions
  • Show sources in a bibliography
  • Publish their science report online to be shared with a whole community of student scientists

Susan Cheyney

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