Mathieu: Design a Sway highlighting the impact a particular element has had on humankind or our environment. This project will be presented in Office 365. Do not print.
Smith: Write a Persuasive Essay about how your element has helped humanity.
Hickey: Design a poster (513s) or write a persuasive essay (512s) highlighting the impact a particular element has had on humankind or our environment.
You must use (and cite) three different types of resources for this project:
1. Encyclopedic (General information). Note that we will not be using informational websites for this project.
a. Homework paper (cite as a book, using a specific chapter/section)
b. Other print source found in library
c. Article from Cavendish Square Digital database Cavendish Square Digital
Username: mhslibrary Password: oakdale
2. News article from one of the following locations
a. Science Reference Center http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=cookie,ip,cpid&custid=csl&group=main&profile=scirc
(available from school; from home need a public library card number).
To cite the database articles select the Export to icon from the Citation Tools menu on the right and select the Direct Export to EasyBib option and Save to send the citation to your project. If prompted, Import Without Abstracts.
b. Today's Science http://tsof.infobaselearning.com/index.aspx Username: mhslibrary Password: oakdale
c. Other nationally recognized and respected news organization, such as CNN, NPR, etc. You must be able to find the publisher, and they must be a news organization. Go to "About Us" or search the internet to confirm their credentials. If you cannot find information about them, do not use them!
3. Digital images with captions
You must use EasyBib to cite each and every resource and image you use!
Step 1: Cite resources on EasyBib as you go
You will cite all sources and pictures using Easy Bib. Start by citing page from the homework assignment. Keep your bibliography open and cite as you research!
Cite the print source and the handout you were given. Submit to Turnitin at the end of the project.
Step 2: Complete the informational research questions
Answer the questions using bullets and short phrases.
Step 3: Locate a news article from the last four years about uses or impact of your element.
Summarize the article in your own words.
Mathieu: Create a Sway in Office365 and share with your teachers
Using the information you located about your element, create a presentation that highlights the impact your element has made in the world. The presentation should include:
Common compounds formed and what chemical or physical property makes it do this
Uses of the element (in a compound or by itself)
A summary of the article talking about the impact it has on humankind or in the environment
Smith: Write a persuasive essay and submit on Turnitin
Using the information you located about your element, write a persuasive essay detailing how your element has helped humanity.
Step 5: Export your Works Cited page and submit on Turnitin