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Relationship Between Scientific Graphics and Text

Relationship Between Scientific Graphics and Text

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Relationship Between Scientific Graphics and Text

In this activity, explore the important connection between graphics and text in science writing by annotating a graphic and text about asteroid impacts and mass extinctions on Earth.

This interactive activity is one of 10 featured in Reading and Writing in the Disciplines. It focuses on the important relationship between graphic elements and text in expository science writing. To see another science activity, this time with a focus on how scientists may present different styles of data and how students could interpret that data, see Representing Different Styles of Data in Science Unit 6.

To check out other activities in this course, go to the Browse All Media page and filter results for Media Type: Interactive.