10 Websites to Help Students with Their Science Homework

Diana Adjadj

Over the last decade, the workload on the students has risen dramatically. According to the recent study, 75% of college students spend up to five hours a day doing their science homework. It’s not surprising that most learners feel tired all the time.

If you want to boost your studying process and get more free time, you should utilize digital tools and services. Here is a list of top 10 sites, which may help to improve your performance.

Google Scholar

To write a high-quality academic paper, you should conduct in-depth online research and find scholarly sources to base your work on. But the problem is that the internet is overloaded with tons of unreliable content and it’s rather challenging to find scientific papers using Google search.

If you want to get access to scholarly literature, you should use Google Scholar, a specialized web search engine. It will help you to find the following sources:

  • Scientific journals
  • Patents
  • Books
  • Government reports
  • Other trustworthy sources

Academia

Academia is another reliable search engine for academic papers. Here you can find articles published by researchers from all over the world. Even more, you can use this site to submit your own scientific works.

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Understanding the Science Behind Refrigeration

by Megan Ray Nichols 

How many times have you gotten up, opened your fridge, looked in for a minute for something to eat, then closed it again without taking anything out today? If we discount the fact that leaving the fridge door open wastes up to 7 percent of the appliance’s energy use when was the last time you thought about your fridge or your air conditioner and how they work to keep your home and snack food cool? How did the milk in your fridge make it from the cow that created it to your home without spoiling? Let’s take a closer look at the cool (pun intended) science behind refrigeration that we so often take for granted.

Why is Refrigeration Important?

We all know that we keep our milk in the fridge to keep it from spoiling, but how does keeping it cold make sure that you’ve got a fresh dairy topper for your morning Frosted Flakes?

We’ve been keeping food cold since prehistoric times. Even cave dwellers realized that if they kept their food in a cool cave or packed it in the snow, it would last longer. Thankfully, we don’t have to wait for a snow day to keep our food cold these days — most homes in developed countries have at least one refrigerator, with 23 percent having two or more.

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10 Steps to Structuring a Scientific Research Article

Bridgette Hernandez

Writing and formatting often go hand in hand. In anything from scripts to essays, there needs to be some kind of order. Especially when dealing with difficult concepts, a robust structure can help your readers stay afloat.

In the world of science writing, structure is that much more important. Research articles pack in a lot of information. You don’t want your readers to feel bombarded. Help your readers follow along with these ten steps.

Pick a Clear and Succinct Title

Many writers struggle with picking the perfect title. It’s understandable. The title is the first thing a reader sees. However, choosing the right title will be what helps to draw readers in. Try to include plenty of description.

Long titles should be avoided at all costs. Of course, it can be easy to get carried away. There is a lot to say! Still, shorter titles will capture readers’ imagination more easily.

Include an Abstract

An abstract gives your reader a “preview” of the content. Another way to see it is a summary. Abstracts make research articles scannable. When dealing with a lot of information, they help readers decide which texts to read. Use that your advantage.

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