21W.777 The Science Essay

Spring 2004

Image of NASA's Cassini-Huygens project, a spacecraft and probe designed to study the planet Saturn.
Image of NASA's Cassini-Huygens project, a spacecraft and probe designed to study the planet Saturn. (Image courtesy of NASA.)

Course Highlights

This class features a full set of assignments.

Course Description

This class celebrates, analyzes and practices the art and craft of the Science Essay - that is, writing for a general audience on topics in science and technology. We read a variety of essays, but writing and revision are the main work of the class. This class is conducted as a combination workshop/seminar style class. (It is not a lecture class.)
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Staff

Instructor:
Prof. Karen Boiko

Course Meeting Times

Lectures:
Two sessions / week
1.5 hours / session

Level

Undergraduate