Science 10 Biotech
WVSS Library Website: http://www.sd45slc.ca/
WVSS Library catalogue: http://sd45library.sd45.bc.ca/
Noodle Tools: http://www.noodletools.com/
Starting your research
1. Open a Noodle Tools project for this assignment. Use MLA style and Junior setting. Keep track of your sources as you go.
2. Find a variety of good-quality academic sources for your esearch. Ensure that you have a library database bookmark with all the passwords. (The 2018/19 one is yellow)
A variety of books have been set aside for you on a cart. They are “on reserve” for in library use during your research blocks.
Cite these sources as print books.
Databases and Reference Sources accessed via the library webpage (passwords required)
General Reference Encyclopedias:
Databases accessed via the library website: http://www.sd45slc.ca/databases.html
Science in Context (GALE)
This database has a variety of information on your topics. Look for reference sources to start.
Canadian Points of View Reference Centre (EBSCO)
This database will be useful for information on the ethical considerations of your topic.
Consumer Health Complete
Gale Virtual Reference Library: Biotechnology in Context
Transgenic crops: http://link.galegroup.com/apps/doc/CX4020200238/GVRL?u=45wvss&sid=GVRL&xid=d7b3d2fe
Cite these sources as Reference sources that you got from a database. Most of these sources will have ready-made citations that you can paste into Noodle Tools.
Be sure to assess the quality and credibility of websites that you find online. Consider who wrote it and what their credentials are. Consider sources from government, industry and non governmental environmental organizations. Consider limiting your searches to certain domains. (.edu. .gc.ca etc)
Some websites to get you started
A Pharmocogenomic project at Toronto Sick Kids Hospital
US Government Genome Project:
US National Library of Medicine
Government of Canada information : https://www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/services/food-nutrition/genetically-modified-foods-other-novel-foods/factsheets-frequently-asked-questions.html
See Gale Virtual Reference Library
Biofulnet Canada has information and some good infographics for your project on Biofuels.
Naitonal Human Genome Research https://www.genome.gov/27570942/april-24-genome-editing/
Your Genome.org https://www.yourgenome.org/facts/what-is-crispr-cas9
Ethical Concerns for all groups
Cite these sources as websites, remember to differentiate between the webpage and the website.