1. Books: paper or electronic?



    1. Find the answer to the Research Question about whether electronic books are more popular than classical paper books.
    2. Determine whether the format of the book depends on the age of the reader.
    3. Determine whether the genre of literature depends on the age of the reader and the format of the book itself.

    Research question

    Has the development and expansion of various kinds of electronic devices made the use of paper books less frequent than electronic ones?


    Books, newspapers, magazines.

    Why use data from multiple participants?

    The participation of a large number of people of different ages, social status, and viewpoints will allow us to compile a more accurate picture of the use of electronic and paper books worldwide.

    Investigation Protocol

    1. Think about all the books, magazines, articles, etc. you have read in the last 6 months.
    2. Determine in what genre of literature those texts fit. If you are unclear about the definitions of different literary genre, consult your nearest library for help.
    3. Determine what genre of literature prevails in the texts you have read over the last 6 months.
    4. Read the results of the study.
    5. Was the answer to the research question positive?
    6. Leave comments in the discussion of the project.

    Safety tips

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    • Project was published on:December 10, 2013
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