Writing abstracts is a common form of writing in the world of research and proves to be a great writing exercise for secondary students. Practicing summarizing complex ideas with clear and concise writing will strengthen students ability to communicate in all subject areas.

Although this skill is designed to support writing abstracts in science, there are other types of abstracts that can be written in science and technical subjects. You may want to use some or all of the features of the abstract offered here.

 

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