Assignment 1: Course Project Task 4—Final Submission
Your course project is aimed at being an informative exploration of your selected topic with a focus on gaining insight into the world of science.
In Module 2, you identified a science topic you would like to write a research paper on. You also wrote a thesis statement and a short description about your selected topic.
In Module 3, you developed three written arguments in support of your thesis and three written arguments in opposition to your thesis.
In Module 4, you prepared an outline of your course project.
In this module, you will submit the final draftof your course project.
Your paper should include the following elements:
- An introduction to your paper
- Your thesis statement
- Body of your paper: Background information and arguments developed along with proper supporting details
- A conclusion
- List of references: All the references cited in your paper
Be sure your paper meets the following requirements:
- Format your paper in APA style.
- The font should be size 12 in Times New Roman or Courier.
- Include a cover or title page.
Write a 3–5-page paper in Word format, excluding a title and reference page. Apply APA standards to citation of sources.
|Assignment 1 Grading Criteria||
|Presented a research paper that thoroughly examines the selected research topic.||
|The research paper includes all the required elements, including an introduction, a thesis statement, background information, arguments developed in support and opposition to the thesis, a conclusion, and a complete list of references.||
|Wrote in a clear, concise, and organized manner; demonstrated ethical scholarship in accurate representation and attribution of sources; displayed accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation.||