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Hage and Sanders - Science Research Links

posted Aug 19, 2013, 6:01 AM by Jenni George   [ updated Aug 21, 2013, 8:38 AM ]

Layne - Presidential Cage Match

posted Jan 29, 2013, 12:26 PM by Jenni George   [ updated Jan 29, 2013, 12:28 PM ]

Print Sources:
Grab a book!  We've got plenty.  Check the cart of resources pulled for this project.

Online Sources:
  • American President - A Reference Resource from the Miller Institute is an excellent site of information.  Be sure to check out the links in the upper right-hand corner for information on Foreign Policy, Domestic Policy, and other pertinent details.

  • Some good biographical information on the presidents from the official White House site.

  • An alphabetized list of biographies from our US History in Context database.  Lots of good information here!

  • A whole slew of information on the POTUS on the Internet Public Library site.  

Hardee-- Aztec, Incan, and Mayan Architecture

posted Jan 21, 2013, 3:11 PM by Jenni George   [ updated Jan 22, 2013, 5:34 AM ]

To create your works cited page, be sure to use Easybib!  Click here to create your account if you don't have one yet.  Click here for a video tutorial on how to use Easybib.

You can also share a works cited page between group members so that you can all add sources to one page. 

We've pulled a cart of books for you to use while in the computer lab.  I'd suggest taking a look at those first.  Many of the sites I found were either travel agencies' websites or sites that were mostly advertising.  I've listed some of the best sites I located below.

Mayan Architecture
An overview of the style

A brief video from the History channel

An article on Tikal from the New York Times.

An article from the Smithsonian on the archaeology dig at Tikal.

A great post from an architectual blog on Chichen Itza.

An article on Chichen Itza from the World History in Context database.

Another article on Chichen Itza from the database.

Incan Architecture

A blog post on Machu Picchu from an architectual blog. 

Some excellent photos of Machu Picchu.

An article on Incan society from the World HIstory in Context database.

A video on Machu Picchu and Incan architecture from NatGeo.

An article from Nova on the engineering used at Machu Picchu.

A blog post on the engineering.

An post on the stone cutting and wall building methods used by the Inca.

Aztec Architecture
Go to Google Books and search for Handbook to Life in the Aztec World.  In the side bar, search for Aztec Tenochtitlán architecture.  You're limited to a certain number of views, or I would have linked the book.

An article on Aztec society from an online history textbook.

An article on Aztec art and architecture.


An article from the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Tenochtitlan.

An article on the archaeological site of Tenochtitlan.

Article and pictures on Templo Mayor.

Fox-- Camus' The Stranger

posted Nov 19, 2012, 9:23 AM by Jenni George

·   In EasyBib, choose the Research tab.  This allows you to search all of the bibliographies on EasyBib.  The results will show you sources on your topic that have been cited by other researchers, how many other students have cited or used that source, if the source is considered credible or not, and will allow you to link out to the source in a new tab.

·        On the database page (also now conveniently linked from EasyBib): choose Literature Resource Center at the top of the page, and also Academic Search Elite at the bottom of the page.  Both will have criticism on the novel. (Refer to the handy bookmark available in the library for any passwords you might need to access these resources outside of school.)

·        If you have a public library card:  go to http://www.youranswerplace.org/language-and-literature for their listings of Literature databases.  Excellent resources!

·        Peruse the print resources available to you in the library.  

Miller--Presidents of the United States from 1893-1921

posted Aug 31, 2012, 8:47 AM by Jenni George

Do a search for your president, searching with first names first.  Select the name in bold text.  Browse through the options to Refine Your Results.  Lots of good stuff here!
 

Rose and Byrne - Contemporary Issues

posted Aug 30, 2012, 1:02 PM by Jenni George

  

Health Mental Disorders Project

posted Aug 30, 2012, 6:48 AM by Jenni George   [ updated Aug 30, 2012, 6:49 AM ]

Use the following links to get to database articles on your topic.  You will need a password to use these resources outside of school.  Pick up a bookmark with all passwords in the library.


  



Byrne and Rose - American Literature Timeline Project

posted Aug 20, 2012, 5:28 AM by Jenni George

This online "binder" is full of resources for this project.  You can access everything here at school but also at home.


Biology Science Article Resources

posted Aug 16, 2012, 12:29 PM by Jenni George   [ updated Aug 16, 2012, 12:57 PM ]

This online binder is full of resources, both for your article project and your non-fiction selection project.  Enjoy!
 
 

James--Superhero Research

posted Mar 19, 2012, 6:17 AM by Jenni George   [ updated Mar 19, 2012, 6:51 AM ]

The following sites have good infromation on the various comicbook superheroes from the topic list.
 

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