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BIO 109 575 - Human Biology - "The Project" - Bhavsar - 2018

Course guide for Neelima Bhavsar's Final Project Assignment in BIO 109

The First Step: Start with a Good Idea!

Ricochet Science

Ricochet Science is a site produced by science educators to bring relevancy to the classroom. 

This is a great site to explore to get ideas for "The Project." Remember, any topic can be related to Human Biology. Use your imagination and apply critical thinking skills. 

Instructions for "The Project"

READ and follow the instructions for "The Project" in your BIO 109 Blackboard course.

Start thinking about what you will do for "The Project" early in the semester. Exploring the resources on this guide throughout the course will be helpful.

Develop Your Research Skills

As you become a practiced researcher, you will discover that the research process is never linear. Expect and welcome twists and turns; keep an open mind, and keep asking questions throughout the process. Use many different kinds of search tools, resources, and conduct many, different kinds of searches. Research can be fun, and it is a useful and valuable skill to learn. RESEARCH:

Short Tutorials to Develop Research Skills

Plagiarism & How to Avoid It

It is very important that you understand what plagiarism is and how to avoid it. View the short .ppt below. Need Help? Consult wtih Writing Center tutors. 

The DNA Revolution

"The ability to quickly alter the code of life has given us unprecedented power over the natural world. The question is: Should we use it?"  (DNA Revolution, p. 30 --- look below)

Specter, Michael. "DNA Revolution. (Cover Story)." National Geographic, vol. 230, no. 2, Aug. 2016, p. 30-55. Retrieved from EBSCOhost MasterFILE Premier.  

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