Guide for animal research projects
Last Updated: Apr 15, 2015
WORLD BOOK TIPS:
Don't forget to check the left side column for Encyclopedia Article, Sounds, Videos, SPECIAL REPORTS, and WEBSITES. These are highly recommended websites, use them!
Encyclopedia of the Animal World
Call Number: REF 591 ENC
Publication Date: 1982
20 vols. alpahbetical order by animal. Use the index to find sub-species.
Book of Mammals
Call Number: REF 599 NAT
Publication Date: 1981
Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Animal Kingdom
Call Number: REF 590 ILL
Publication Date: 1972
Not in alphabetical order. You must use the INDEX (Vol. 20)!
Macmillan Illus. Animal Encyclopedia
Call Number: REF 591 WHI
Publication Date: 1984
Single volume encyclopedia.
Glogster EDU is the site where you will create your glog. Login information will be given in class.
Please do not start your glog until your teacher gives you the OK.
Remember, you can work on your glog at home or at school. Just remember to CITE all sources in Noodletools.
For this animal research project , Mrs. Scott recommends SIRS Discoverer (a part of Power Library) as a great database resource. Remember ... DATABASES are better than websites for research because the information is reviewed and checked. It has been published in print form somewhere.
- Wikimedia Commons
Awesome source for images because it provides detailed information about painter/photographer/artist and where the image is found. Also provides copyright and creative commons info.
Image search engine that uses flickr images, allows for searching by Creative Commons license.
- Google Advanced Image Search
Make sure you set the "Usage Rights" (middle of the page) to "Only images labeled for reuse" and use "safe search" at school.
A safe, free image library for education (teachers & students)
- ADW (U. Mich)
Great for images because it gives photographer, creation date and fair use information.