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Plagiarism.org

Check out this cite for information about plagiarism and different citation styles.


Go to www.mlahandbook.org for a live look at the Modern Language Association (MLA)  Handbook to assist with citing sources and creating your works cited page.  See Mr. Myatt for a username and password.

For a "stellar" example of APA formatting, click here.

Look below for the name of your class and some websites that can help!

PROGRAMS FOR TEEN READERS AND WRITERS AT THE BETTENDORF PUBLIC LIBRARY

For more information, contact http://www.bettendorflibrary.com/teens/


American History -

    This logo will take you to the Salem History search login page.  From this page you can search electronically some of the resources we have in print in the library:  Milestone Documents in American History, The Fifties in America, The Sixties in America, The Seventies in America, and The Eighties in America.  See Mr. Myatt or your Social Studies instructor for login info.

The link below will take you a page full of links about World War II.  These links were selected by textbook publishing company Grolier.  They should be full of quality info.

http://gi.grolier.com/wwii/wwii_mainpage.html 

(The last link on the page above)

http://gi.grolier.com/wwii/ww2link.html 

http://www.ibiblio.org/pha/ - a database of primary source documents


American Government

The American Presidency Project From the University of California, Santa Barbara's Political Science department, this website has just about every document penned by every American President and even quite a few audio and video clips.

American President An Online Reference Resource The Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University of Virginia publishes this website.  Organized by time period and loosely by theme, this website offers brief biographies on the President and their administration.  Simply click the President.

White House Official website of The White House, each President has a biography that discusses the events of the day and the President's views.


Biology - Here are some websites for you to explore.

http://www.lib.uiowa.edu/hardin/md/geneticdisorders.html

- Genetic Disorders and Birth Defects from The University of Iowa

http://www.kumc.edu/gec/support/

- Genetic and Rare Conditions Site from The University of Kansas Medical Center

http://dir.yahoo.com/Health/Diseases_and_Conditions/Genetic_Disorders/

- This is a Yahoo composite listing page of various websites.  BE CAREFUL this is like a "phone book" listing, not all pages have been evaluated.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez

- National Center for Biotechnology Information

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/bv.fcgi?call=bv.View..ShowSection&rid=gnd.preface.91

- "Click on a Chromosome"


Chemistry

Here is the link where the videos are for the first page of the Design a Firework project.  http://www.teachersdomain.org/resource/phy03.sci.phys.matter.lp_fireworks/

The pdf of the worksheet is available at http://sciencespot.net/Pages/classchem.html the link is under “Internet and Other Lessons” (3rd bold heading:  "Lessons"  "Also Available"  "Internet & Other Lessons"). 

"Design a Firework" is the 7th bullet in this section.


Consumer Math- Don't forget to use the top two sites as well as books from the cart and sites specific to your destination.

Virtual Tourist An interactive world map on top and a list of popular destinations on the bottom

Travel.State.Gov The official US Government website listing travel requirements, travel warnings, country descriptions, etc.

Kayak If you need air travel, you may want to try this COMMERCIAL site.

Passport If you need a passport go here to see what you will need to do in order to get one.

Earth Science - Here are some websites for you to explore.

Here is the webquest page you need:    http://www.chs.k12.nf.ca/web2003/courses/scitech/s1206/weather/weatherquest.htm

Don't forget to try the "One Search" button on the Library Catalog Page.  Login using your last name and student ID number

Oceanography

Midwest Floods       
http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/climate/research/2008/flood08.html
- Climate of 2008 Midwestern U.S. Flood Overview from National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and other government agencies
     http://www.igsb.uiowa.edu/Browse/flood93/flood93.htm
- The Flood of 1993 from Iowa DNR Geological Survey

http://74.125.95.132/search?q=cache:hnpjPIgy4MoJ:www.archivists.org/conference/austin2009/docs/session211-KraftN.ppt+iowa+floods+1993&cd=40&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=us&client=firefox-a 

- Interesting PowerPoint on the impact of the 2008 flood in Iowa (Click the link in the blue/grey box at the top of the page.)

 

Cryptozoology

http://web.ncf.ca/bz050/HomePage.cryptoz.html 

- Cryptozoology (info looks good, but I cannot verify the source)

http://www.cartoonnetwork.com/tv_shows/tss/index.html
- Cartoon Network show featuring cryptozoology


Jacques Cousteau http://www.cousteau.org/ - Home of the Cousteau Society

Ernest Shackelton

http://search.freefind.com/find.html?id=59725103&pid=r&mode=ALL&n=0&query=shackleton

- Resource looks good, but cannot be confirmed

http://www.antarcticconnection.com/antarctic/shackleton/shackleton.shtml
- commercial cite with good info


Oil Spills

http://response.restoration.noaa.gov/topic_subtopic_entry.php?RECORD_KEY(entry_subtopic_topic)=entry_id,subtopic_id,topic_id&entry_id(entry_subtopic_topic)=184&subtopic_id(entry_subtopic_topic)=8&topic_id(entry_subtopic_topic)=1

- Good info from US Government source

http://www.mms.gov/taroilspills/index.htm
- Minerals Management Service - Dept. of the Interior


Barrier Reefs

http://www.nationalgeographic.com/features/00/earthpulse/reef/reef1_flash.html

- Good info from National Geographic

http://www.barrierreefaustralia.com/reef-pics.htm
- Great Barrier Reef pictures and more

http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/154
- United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization

Coral Reefs

http://www.coral.org/ - Coral Reef Alliance

http://coralreef.gov/ - United States Coral Reef Task Force http://www.coralreef.noaa.gov/ - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Major Midwest Floods

http://www.fema.gov/femaNews/disasterSearch.do?pageInfo.pageStart=1

- Federal Emergency Management Administration - list of recorded floods, responses, and impact

Tsunamis

http://ioc3.unesco.org/itic/ - International Tsunami Information Centre

Global Warming/Greenhouse Effect

http://www.globalwarming.org/

- politically motivated group that does not believe in global warming.  BE CAREFUL OF THIS ONE!!

http://www.epa.gov/climatechange/index.html
- U.S. Environmental Protection Agency site.  Uses the more politically correct term "Climate Change"


Giant Squid

http://seawifs.gsfc.nasa.gov/OCEAN_PLANET/HTML/squid_opening.html

- Good info from the Smithsonian

Hurricanes

http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/

- National Hurricane Center from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

http://hurricane.accuweather.com/hurricane/
- AccuWeather Hurricane Center


Tornado Alley

http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/climate/severeweather/tornadoes.html

- U.S. Tornado Climatology from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Deep Sea Creatures

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2007/08/photogalleries/sea-creatures/index.html  - National Geographic

http://www.mbayaq.org/efc/living_species/default.asp?hab=9
- Monterey Bay Aquarium provides photos and info on numerous creatures

    Planets

These two have excellent information and images.

http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/planets/index.cfm

http://science.nationalgeographic.com/science/space/planets

This one can create an image of any celestial object from almost any viewpoint imaginable.  Very cool!

http://space.jpl.nasa.gov/

The two below seem to be produced by qualified amateurs.  As always, be sure to evaluate your sources.

http://www.solarviews.com/eng/homepage.htm

http://www.nineplanets.org/


English 10 click here for the Occupational Outlook Handbook online

        Anthem

         Overview with links Including teaching guide http://www.noblesoul.com/orc/books/rand/anthem/index.html

            Full-text with annotations http://www.noblesoul.com/orc/texts/anthem/complete.html



Exploring Fashion

Occupational Outlook Handbook is published by the US Government and has great information about numerous careers.  It may not be specific enough for some of the careers listed.

Career Threads This website is produced by the AAFA (American Apparel & Footwear Association).  Use the links on the right of the screen to narrow down your specific occupation.

Fashion-Schools.org is a site on which various fashion schools pay to be listed.  RESEARCH THESE SCHOOLS INDEPENDENTLY.  The information on various career within the fashion industry seems to be worthwhile.  Scroll halfway down the page to items in red


French Revolution

"Liberty, Equality, Fraternity" Exploring the French Revolution Searchable database from George Mason University and City University of New York

French Revolution  Cornell University Library Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections

French Revolution Pamphlet Collection List Primary source documents IN FRENCH!

Imaging the French Revolution Depictions of the French Revolutionary Crowd includes Essays, Images, and Discussion

French Revolution Pamphlets from Ball State University Digital Media Repository


 

International Cuisine - Italian Renaissance project

http://www.kwintessential.co.uk/articles/article/Italy/Italian-Renaissance-Food/1313 - overview

http://www.experienceplus.com/reading_room/travel_stories/renaissance_cuisine_in_france_and_italy.html - somewhat of an overview

http://www.foodtimeline.org/foodfaq3.html#venice - check the "Marco Polo & Merchants of Venice" section

http://palettedome.com/cuisine/menu/italian-renaissance-dinner-party/ - Italian Renaissance Dinner Party Menu

http://www.kcrw.com/etc/programs/gf/gf070512jacques_pepin_italia - Check out the podcasts of celebrity chef Jacques Pepin and DaVinci's favorite recipe in "Italian Renaissance Cooking"

http://www.altacucinasociety.com/news_detail.asp?id=1 - another of DaVinci's recipes

http://library.thinkquest.org/C005446/text_version/English/renaissance.html - good info, not fun to look at

http://books.google.com/books?id=jprIxTqMCwEC&pg=PA86&lpg=PA86&dq=italian+renaissance+cuisine&source=web&ots=Mxed4NsD1t&sig=yY8yONP0iFi3Ios-ITV7Z_6nErk&hl=en&sa=X&oi=book_result&resnum=10&ct=result#PPP1,M1 - Google ebook titled Italian Cuisine:  A Cultural History

http://books.google.com/books?id=4f-l3-KG0LcC&pg=PA123&lpg=PA123&dq=italian+renaissance+cuisine&source=web&ots=orZPNq5skD&sig=YDFI5iRTOJHH8EVkwhT9uGJBiSs&hl=en&sa=X&oi=book_result&resnum=8&ct=result#PPP1,M1 - another Google ebook Food in Early Modern Europe

http://www.essortment.com/all/italianenglish_rjnf.htm - Italian Madrigal info


Public Speaking APA Works Cited Examples click here


World Language - The link below will take you to a translation/usage/bulletin board.

http://www.wordreference.com