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Science Information Cycle: Why Share?


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The Scientist Must Communicate!

The work of a scientist is best accomplished by using the scientific method and scholarly communication. Please drag and drop words to their appropriate places below.

scientific progress

Why share scientific information?

  • Scientists share information to advance scientific knowledge.
  • Without this sharing, everyone would have to start from scratch and re-invent wheels that others have already invented. Scientific progress would be slow and limited.

What is scholarly communication?

  • The system through which research and other scholarly writings are created, evaluated for quality, disseminated to the scholarly community, and preserved for future use.

What is the purpose of scholarly communication?

  • To support the production and sharing of ideas within the scientific community.

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