Grade 9 Science

Grade 9 Science2018-10-11T09:27:01+00:00

Works Cited information

  • To create your citations, use the Citation Maker.

  • Here’s what a properly formatted Works Cited ​looks like. Notice how it’s in alphabetical order, and uses hanging indents! Remember, any assignments without a Works Cited will be considered incomplete!!

  • Britannica Image Quest – great site for royalty-free images! (you’ll need a password to access from home)

Plants Research

When doing a Google search, try typing “Plant Growth AND …” where you add your topic to the end of that search.

Plant Cells:  Crash Course Biology ~ “Hank describes why plants are so freaking amazing – discussing their evolution, and how their cells are both similar to & different from animal cells.”

Photosynthesis: Crash Course Biology ~ “Hank explains the extremely complex series of reactions whereby plants feed themselves on sunlight, carbon dioxide and water, and also create some by products we’re pretty fond of as well”

Research databases

Everything you find (books, magazine & newspaper articles, pictures, etc.) within InfoTrac’s Science in Context database has the citations done for you!  You will need the InfoTrac password (from your Gr. 9 orientation handout OR ask Ms. Martin).

Britannica School ~ when you’re using this at school, you won’t need a password; from home, see Ms. Martin for the username and password (handout in the library)

Elements of the Periodic Table assignment

Recommended Web Sites

Research databases

Everything you find (books, magazine & newspaper articles, pictures, etc.) within InfoTrac’s Science in Context database has the citations done for you!  You will need the InfoTrac password (from your Gr. 9 orientation handout OR ask Ms. Martin).

Britannica School ~ when you’re using this at school, you won’t need a password; from home, see Ms. Martin for the username and password (handout in the library)

Energy Games assignment

Research databases/eBooks

Everything you find within InfoTrac’s GREENR database has the citations done for you!  You will need the InfoTrac password (from your Gr. 9 orientation handout OR ask Ms. Martin).  ​​

Everything you find (books, magazine & newspaper articles, pictures, etc.) within InfoTrac’s Science in Context database has the citations done for you!  You will need the InfoTrac password (from your Gr. 9 orientation handout OR ask Ms. Martin).

Also a part of InfoTrac, the Gale Virtual Reference Libraryholds our collection of eBooks, including “Energy Production and Alternative Energy”, “Environmental Science in Context” and many more.  Just type your energy source in the main search bar.​

Encyclopedia of Energy eBook ~ same password as InfoTrac – click on the book title in the list of options and then search for your energy type in the search box.

 

 

 

Recommended Web Sites

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