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Optimize a protocol from a classroom experiment and/or write a laboratory report that is used to produce a writing piece that is published

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Badge Overview


You can : 
  • Contribute to a written piece of literature for a protocol or experiment that is submitted to a science or science education journal for publication.

Why Earn This Badge?

Science is about more than just asking and answering questions on natural phenomena.  Scientists must also communicate their findings to both an audience within their field and out of their field.  This badge demonstrates that you can behave like a scientist to optimize a protocol used in a science education setting and can publish your findings.  You can consider this our "top" badge at Del Lago Academy.

Who created this badge?

Badge Designers:

Badge Graphic Designer:
Karina Saldivar

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Badge Learners


Stephanie M.


Joined badge on 4/20/17