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Chemistry Research Project Grade 10 Mr. Pendergast Mr. Vaitekunas.

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1 Chemistry Research Project Grade 10 Mr. Pendergast Mr. Vaitekunas

2 “Students must obtain information from a variety of sources (not all electronic) and record the information from the sources on the preliminary note sheets...”

3 What are the sources? BooksPrint BooksPrint EncyclopediasPrint EncyclopediasPrint MagazinesPrint MagazinesPrint NewspapersPrint NewspapersPrint

4 What OTHER sources are there? BooksElectronic BooksElectronic EncyclopediasElectronic EncyclopediasElectronic MagazinesElectronic MagazinesElectronic NewspapersElectronic NewspapersElectronic

5 BOOKS (may not be the richest source for these topics) See samples in H.C. Library See samples in H.C. Library Go if necessary to the Public Library Go if necessary to the Public Library

6 Magazines: Electronic – Info-Trac ** the best Available on the Library computers AND at home (Be sure to get the small pink handout)

7 Encyclopedias Printed: World Book World Book Collier’s Encyclopedia Collier’s Encyclopedia Merit Students Encyclopedia Merit Students Encyclopedia Electronic: three CD-ROMS in our Library: Information Finder Information Finder Canadian Encyclopedia Canadian Encyclopedia Microsoft Encarta Microsoft Encarta

8 Internet Some tips: Make sure the website is a good one Make sure the website is a good one Use Google as your search engine Use Google as your search engine READ all the info READ all the info LOOK at the web address LOOK at the web address (.com,.edu,.org)

9 Internet Some good sites: fbiog.html fbiog.html webpages2002/judymedrano/Nobel%2 0Winners/famous__chemists.htm webpages2002/judymedrano/Nobel%2 0Winners/famous__chemists.htm

10 Bibliography Choose your type of source from the left column Fill in the blanks Click: “Make citations”

11 Finally: Get in the very good habit NOW (in Grade 10) of doing thorough, methodical and organized research in all subjects e.g. use your notetaking sheets (more copies available in Library)


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