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1 414_001 Online Resources 1

2 Online Resource Look-Fors (Copy in your notebook.) Articles that clearly cover your topic Articles that have reliable information Sound—ask permission to use personal ear buds Pictures and videos Citations or citation information Lexile numbers—readability Print article article html full text pdf full text Library system=Enoch Pratt Free Library Passwords (mouse-over) 2 ACTIVITY

3 Readaloud Scientists at Liverpool's John Moore University have successfully cloned a dinosaur, a spokesman from the university said yesterday. The dinosaur, a baby Apatosaurus nicknamed “Spot,” is currently being incubated at the University's College of Veterinary Medicine. The scientists extracted DNA from preserved Apatosaurus fossils, which were on display at the university’s museum of natural science. Once the DNA was harvested, scientists injected it into a fertile ostrich womb. “Ostriches share a lot of genetic traits with dinosaurs,” said Dr. Gerrard Jones, a biology professor at LJMU and the project’s leading scientist. “Their eggshell microstructures are almost identical to those of the Apatosaurus. That’s why the cloning worked so perfectly.” 3

4 Those in the scientific community say the dinosaur cloning – the first ever of its kind – is a milestone for genetic engineering. “I used to think this kind of thing could only happen in the movies,” said Dr. Gemma Sheridan, a LJMU chemistry professor. “But we’re making it happen right here in our lab. It’s astounding.” The cloning attracted the attention of a wide variety of animal rights activists and religious groups. They claim that animal cloning is unethical and immoral. PETA President Craig Farmer criticized the scientists for performing potentially life threatening threats on a new species. “These scientists brought an animal from the Jurassic age back to life – just to watch it suffer!” he said. 4

5 But Dr. Sheridan doesn’t seem to be bothered by the activists’ quibbling. She says that the opportunities afforded by dinosaur cloning are endless. Within ten years, we could repopulate the world with dinosaurs,” she said. As of press time, the dinosaur is in stable condition. Scientists plan to run more tests on him today. 5

6 Note: The preceding news story was an internet hoax. 6

7 citation MLA TSS subscription database Cornell notes authoritative relevant criteria hoax 7

8 …show that we know criteria for gathering relevant information for our research papers …by creating citations for three online resources and taking Cornell notes from these resources. 8

9 9 GOOD NOTES  CITATIONS = A GOOD START GOOD NOTES – CITATIONS = 0 DO THE MATH!

10 A.1.b Independently and collaboratively, identify resources to meet the information need. Identify and explore human, print, online, and multimedia sources.

11 W8 Gather relevant information from multiple authoritative print and digital sources, using advanced searches effectively; assess the usefulness of each source in answering the research question. (gr English) 11

12 12 WHY CRUISE?

13 13 SO BE READY!

14 log in (blue area at top of screen) username=your ID number password =your first name, capitalized log in button Resources tab 14

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16 Online Resource Look-Fors (Put in notebook) Articles that clearly cover your topic Articles that have reliable information Sound—ask permission to use personal ear buds Pictures and videos Lexile numbers—readability Print article article html full text pdf full text Library system=Enoch Pratt Free Library Passwords (mouse-over) Citation or citation information 16

17 Pay attention to punctuation and the order in which information is given! WHO WROTE IT? WHAT ‘S THE TITLE? WHERE WAS IT FIRST PUBLISHED ? ( BEFORE IT APPEARED ON THE INTERNET) WHEN? VOLUME AND ISSUE? PAGE NUMBERS WHERE COPIED ONLINE? YOUR ANSWER IS THE NAME OF THE DATABASE. DATE YOU SAW IT ONLINE

18 This is an example of a Works Cited page in MLA format. This is a requirement for this project. Create citations as you go! Works Cited "Blueprint Lays Out Clear Path for Climate Action." Environmental Defense Fund. Environmental Defense Fund, 8 May Web. 24 May Clinton, Bill. Interview by Andrew C. Revkin. “Clinton on Climate Change.” New York Times. New York Times, May Web. 25 May Dean, Cornelia. "Executive on a Mission: Saving the Planet." New York Times. New York Times, 22 May Web. 25 May Ebert, Roger. "An Inconvenient Truth." Rev. of An Inconvenient Truth, dir. Davis Guggenheim. rogerebert.com. Sun-Times News Group, 2 June Web. 24 May GlobalWarming.org. Cooler Heads Coalition, Web. 24 May Gowdy, John. "Avoiding Self-organized Extinction: Toward a Co-evolutionary Economics of Sustainability." International Journal of Sustainable Development and World Ecology 14.1 (2007): Print. An Inconvenient Truth. Dir. Davis Guggenheim. Perf. Al Gore, Billy West. Paramount, DVD. 18

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21 Cite three online resources that you may use to take notes for your project. Turn in your Cornell notes with this ticket. Name_______________Period 21

22 Exit Ticket Rubric Excellent-4 Three online resources are listed for your project. All online resources are in MLA format. You have ten or more notes. Advancing-3 Three online resources are listed. The online resources are not in MLA format. You have 5-9 notes. Needs Work-2 Fewer than three online resources are listed. The online resources are not in MLA format. You have fewer than five notes. 22 The student was off-task; the student did not immediately ask for assistance; the student did not follow classroom rules and procedures; the student violated the learning environment of others. Unacceptable-0


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