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What have we done?? Pamphlet Assignment


Databases:

Databases are a great place to start your research! You can find encyclopedia articles, magazine articles,journal articles, videos and pictures. Citations are given.
Endangered Species: Use eLibrary, Gale Virtual Reference, Global Issues in Context, Grzimek's Animal Life, Science in Context, Student Resources in Context.
Invasive Species: Use eLibrary, Global Issues in Context, Grzimek's Animal Live, Science in Context.
Natural Disasters: Use eLibrary, Global Issues in Context, Science in Context,Student Resources in Context.
Man Made Disasters: Use eLibrary, Global Issues in Context, Science in Context, Student Resources in Context.


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Web Resources:

Want vetted, authoritative sites on your topic that you can cite quickly and easily? Use the Destiny catalog and search using WebPath Express. Here are a few of the thousands of sites you can find using this resource:

US Endangered Species Act
U.S. Endangered Species Act Works, Study Finds. n.d. Web. 11 November 2010. <http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2005/04/0418_050418_endangered.html>.

More Species Slide Toward Extinction
More Species Slide to Extinction. n.d. Web. 11 November 2010. <http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/4963526.stm>.

Alien Species
Alien Species. n.d. Web. 11 November 2010. <http://www.issg.org/database/species/search.asp?sts=sss&st=sss&fr=1&sn=&rn=asia&hci=-1&ei=172&lang=EN&Image1.x=22&Image1.y=9>.

Natural Disasters
Natural Disasters. n.d. Web. 11 November 2010. <http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/natural-disasters/>.

Natural Hazards
Natural Hazards. n.d. Web. 11 November 2010. <http://www.usgs.gov/hazards/>.

Ten Worst Natural Disasters in U.S. History
The Ten Worst U.S Natural Disasters. n.d. Web. 11 November 2010. <http://www.livescience.com/environment/top-10-natural-disasters-1.html>.

2010 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill
2010 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill. n.d. Web. 11 November 2010. <http://www.nola.com/news/gulf-oil-spill/>.
Where Did the Oil Go?(BP Oil Spill
Where Did the Oil Go? Researchers Point to Sea Floor. n.d. Web. 12 November 2010. <http://www.cnn.com/2010/US/09/15/gulf.oily.layer/index.html?eref=mrss_igoogle_cnn>.

Chernobyl: 20 years on
Chernobyl, 20 Years On. n.d. Web. 11 November 2010. <http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/in_depth/europe/2006/chernobyl/>

Exxon Valdez Oil Spill
Exxon Valdez Oil Spill. n.d. Web. 11 November 2010. <http://www.eoearth.org/article/Exxon_Valdez_oil_spill>.

Icelandic Volcano began Rumbling in March
Icelandic Volcano Began Rumbling in March. n.d. Web. 11 November 2010. <http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/16/world/europe/16iht-scene.html>.

Global Warming
Global Warming. n.d. Web. 12 November 2010. <http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Library/GlobalWarming/>

Animated Guide: Tsunamis
Animated Guide: Tsunamis. n.d. Web. 12 November 2010. <http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/7533972.stm>.

Tsunamis of the World
Tsunamis of the World. n.d. Web. 12 November 2010. <http://www.usc.edu/dept/tsunamis/worldmappage.htm>.

Katrina, the Long Road Back
Katrina, the Long Road Back. n.d. Web. 12 November 2010. <http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/9107338/>.

Magnitude 7.0 : Haiti Region
Magnitude 7.0 : Haiti Region. n.d. Web. 12 November 2010. http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/recenteqsww/Quakes/us2010rja6.php#details.
Japan Tsunami and Earthquake 2011
Praetorius, Dean. "Japan Earthquake And Tsunami 2011 (VIDEOS)." Breaking News and Opinion on The Huffington Post. Huffington Post, 11 Mar. 2011. Web. 11 May 2011. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/03/11/japan-earthquake-tsunami-2011_n_834499.html#s252343.

Japan Tsunami and Earthquake New York Times Topic Overview

Book Resources:

Books on your topics have been pulled, but there may be more! Use the Destiny Catalog to search for more books and for help in citing sources. To create a citation for a book, find the book in the catalog, click add to this list, choose Resource Lists on the side and click on the make citation at the bottom.



Need help creating a brochure?

Why not use a template from Microsoft Word? Open a word document, choose New under the Open Office circle in the top left hand corner. Choose booklets and brochures for a variety of tri-fold templates. Download your favorite and begin working. Don't forget to save early and often. Found an image in a book that would be perfect in your brochure and can't find it online? Ask a librarian for help in scanning the image using a library scanner--super quick and easy!