Can respirator filters prevent the inhalation of the microscopic toxic hairs molted by the browntail moth caterpillar?
"Browntail Moth" by the Maine Forest Service
RESEARCH = INCREASES YOUR BACKGROUND KNOWLEDGE PRIOR TO CONDUCTING THE EXPERIMENT!
Key Questions to Cover
? Why is this topic important and how will it add to current scientific knowledge on the topic?
? What are the Key Terms and Concepts: Define/Explain as they are introduced
? What EXPERIMENT/Research has already been completed on this topic or are being done presently?
? What are other future research options for this topic ?
PAPER = PROOF THAT YOUR BACKGROUND RESEARCH IS DONE & SOURCES IDENTIFIED!
A. Due Date: Tuesday, Oct. 17th
Class Activity/Homework Credit for Workshop Assignments
B. 3 double spaced pages in length (not including cover page and List of Works Cited page);
Times New Roman 12 pt. font; double spaced, standard margins, stapled.
REMEMBER: Your Research Question is the Title of your paper!
C. A MINIMUM of 5 sources
Mix & Match Sources:
At least 3 of the following different types of sources required:
Library Catalog [print resources]
specialized encyclopedia article (library will copy for free)
Subject Specific Database or E-Encyclopedia
specialized (science/math) dictionary entry
specialized e-encylopedia/reference article
academic journal article
Google Advanced Search or from "Websites" Tab on LSA Library Website
*Academic Website must be approved by Your Teacher or Mrs. Trissler
D. MLA 8th Ed. Formatted Works Cited Page attached following research paper listing source citations in alpha order, consistently double spaced with hanging indents for second/third lines of long citations
E. No more that 2 direct quotations included in the 3 page paper;
all other information provided must be paraphrased (put in your own words) and must be followed by in-text citations before the sentence period.
F. USE REPORTING/REPORTER"S VOICE !
This is NOT an opinion paper
Do not use First Person (I, me, we, our) or Second Person (you, your)
G. Paper Uploaded to Turnitin.com prior to handing in paper to teacher
Information Literacy Goals:
1. Search Terms & Phrases
2. Use E-Tools to capture citations
3. Evaluate/Select Academic Websites
LSA's Librarians: Mrs. Trissler & Mrs. Hajian
Find & Cite sources; having difficulty - ASK!!
Monday: 7:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 7:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:45 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Thursday: 7:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Friday: 7:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.