Use the sources linked up below to find information on your topic. You will need to collect citations for the sources you use. Set up a new project in your Noodle Tools account before starting your research.
Use your Livonia email username and school computer password to log in on the Gmail side. Name your new project your assigned genetics topic. Use MLA and choose Advanced.
Provides contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics showing how scientific disciplines relate to real-world issues, from weather patterns to obesity.
Full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted website
Scroll down and choose: General Science Collection. General Science Collection provides access to scholarly journals and magazines covering the latest scientific developments. Key subjects covered by the database include biological sciences, computing, engineering, and technology.
Searches many ProQuest databases from one interface.
Provides the essential ideas of genetics using a minimum of jargon and mathematics.
Ebook portal for Gale resources. Use for articles from a selection of reference books, including: U*X*L Encyclopedia of Science, 2002.
- good for symptoms and treatment
- good for symptoms and treatment + easier reading level
Health information from the National Library of Medicine
Public guide to understanding genetic conditions from the National Institute of Health.
Use this worksheet to evaluate websites you are considering using for information BEFORE citing it. Online sources must be able to pass this evaluation to be counted as authoritative and reliable sources.
Purdue Online Writing Lab offers examples for the general format of MLA research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and the Works Cited page. This links directly to examples of in-text citations.
Use this link to help you build your citations for websites.
Use this site to help you understand plagiarism and avoid it.