Preparing an Abstract

Preparing an Abstract

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An abstract is a summary or synopsis of an article in a journal or magazine.  The purpose of preparing an abstract is to acquaint you with scientific literature and to expose you to current topics in biology.

Special Instructions:

  • Articles to be abstracted must be at least two pages (text) in length.
  • Work cited must be included at the top of the abstract page.
  • Triple space between the citation & the start of your paper
  • Abstracts must be handwritten and at least two and a half pages in length.
  • Write your name, date, and period at the top of the abstract.

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Pre-AP Biology Abstracts

AP Biology Abstracts