UW-L Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Handbook for Writing in Chemistry

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• Learning Objectives for Writing in the Major
• Important Writing Resources
• Accuracy, Precision, and Concision
• Describing and Interpreting Data
• Formatting
• Organizing Your Writing
• Correct Use of Grammar, Tense, and Voice
• Writing About Primary Chemical Literature
• Notebook Construction
• Writing Peer Reviews




Writing in Chemistry Handbook

Checklists for Writing Mechanics and Style
Grading Criteria for Scientific Critical Thinking Skills