First I read very fast: The point of the first reading is simply to see whether the paper is interesting for me. If it is I read it a second time, slower and with more attention to detail.
How do you know when you have enough information in your Abstract? A simple rule-of-thumb is to imagine that you are another researcher doing an study similar to the one you are reporting. If your Abstract was the only part of the paper you could access, would you be happy with the information presented there?
Teachers or students, may wish to look at NASA's Aerospace Activities and Lessons page. Also, for safety, you may wish to blunt the nose of some of these paper airplanes slightly so that they can't possibly hurt anyone.
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