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When using the Science Reference Center or the Student Research Center follow these tips:
1) Always look for FULL TEXT articles (An abstract is just a description of the article's content).
2) Pay attention to the number of pages for the article. This is listed on the results list page.
3) You can look for the "cite" option in the tools area of the article results screen. You can copy and paste this into Noodle Tools.
4) If you are having trouble finding your topic, try adjusting your search terms. The database may not use the same vocabulary as you.
5) See Mrs. Doyle if you need help!
Current Events Articles
All Things Science
Make Works Cited Page
Wikipedia is not an accepted source for this assignment. You may use the resources listed at the bottom of the Wikipedia page as a jumping off point for further research. You would then use and cite that original source.
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Space Race by
Publication Date: 2006-05-09
The story of the race into space is marked by the greatest superpower rivalries, political paranoia, and technological feats of the twentieth century. But until now, we have known only half the story. With the end of the cold war, decades of secrets have been exposed, bringing with them a remarkable opportunity: the unmasking of the true heroes and villains behind one of the most exciting races in history.
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Publication Date: 2007-06-04
Published to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the first space flight, this illustrated book about the history of humans in space covers the fascinating quest for the final frontier, from the first space flight to today's missions and beyond.
A Journey Through Time by
Publication Date: 1995-11-01
A Journey Through Time takes us on a tour through our own solar system. In the course of such a journey we may yet well find another planet - not unlike Earth - in circumstances congenial to the development and nurture of life.
Von Braun by
Publication Date: 2007-09-25
The first authoritative biography of Wernher von Braun, chief rocket engineer of the Third Reich—creator of the infamous V-2 rocket—who became one of the fathers of the U.S. space program. In this meticulously researched and vividly written life, Michael J. Neufeld gives us a man of profound moral complexities, glorified as a visionary and vilified as a war criminal, a man whose brilliance and charisma were coupled with an enormous and, some would say, blinding ambition.
Space Technology by
Publication Date: 2003-06-30
Here is a ready-reference guide for the nonspecialist with current information about developments in space technology as well as the present and future social, political, and technical impact of those developments on everyday life.
Publication Date: 2003-10-04
Presents more than three hundred images from the Hubble Space Telescope and detailed discussion of the craft's discoveries, along with a glossary and a chronology of astronomy landmarks.
Apollo 13 by
Publication Date: 2000-04-11
In April 1970, during the glory days of the Apollo space program, NASA sent Navy Captain Jim Lovell and two other astronauts on America's fifth mission to the moon. Only fifty-five hours into the flight of Apollo 13, disaster struck: a mysterious explosion rocked the ship, and soon its oxygen and power began draining away.
A friendly reminder:
If you choose to do a PowerPoint for your visual aid, it should be visual images--NOT TEXT!
Examples of Strong/Weak Work
When searching for other websites, you may want to pay attention to the following to find good sites.
1) look for websites ending in .edu, .org, or .gov
2) check the "about" section to see who is providing the information
3) compare information found other sources to this source for accuracy
Omaha Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, age, genetic information, citizenship status, or economic status in its programs, activities and employment and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following individual has been designated to address inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Superintendent of Schools, 3215 Cuming Street, Omaha, NE 68131 (531-299-9822).
Las Escuelas Públicas de Omaha no discriminan basados en la raza, color, origen nacional, religión, sexo, estado civil, orientación sexual, discapacidad , edad, información genética, estado de ciudadanía, o estado económico, en sus programas, actividades y empleo, y provee acceso equitativo a los “Boy Scouts” y a otros grupos juveniles designados. La siguiente persona ha sido designada para atender estas inquietudes referentes a las pólizas de no discriminación: El Superintendente de las Escuelas, 3215 Cuming Street, Omaha, NE 68131 (531-299-9822).