This Alternative Energy Pathfinder is designed to help you locate good, reliable information for your projects.
Keywords to Search:
Renewable Energy, Wind, Hybrid Cars, Nuclear Energy, Solar Energy, Hydro, Electric Cars, Sustainable Energy, Biomass Fuel, Biofuels, Bioenergy, Geothermal Energy, Green Energy, Hydrogen.
Finding a Topic Overview in Reference:
Searching TideCat, the Library Catalog for Books
Try some of the keyword suggestions in TideCat to find books.
Finding Magazine and Journal Articles
Two great databases for your topic which will proivde "pro/con" information are:
Finding good internet sources can be tricky on this topic since many websites have bias (example: websites sponsored by oil companies will promote fossil fuel use). So instead of 'Googling' your topic, try the following sites:
Here are a few good websites for specific topics.
Finding Video About Your Topic
Citing your Sources
It's easy! Use EasyBib. Ask your teacher what format they require (MLA, APA, or Turabian), and then click on EasyBib
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