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Cite your Chemistry Internal Assessment in APA

The Research Question

Before you can begin your research, you will need to determine if the question you selected is going to work. You need to identify aspects of the research question that need prior research from a database.

Homework: Watch the video. Write down the research question. Examine the question for elements that you need to understand. Create five or six questions that you will need to answer before you begin your research.

 

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Note Taking Sheet and Example

Database Videos

  • Please note: there is a slight change in the way you access the school databases since this video was recorded. 
    • Go to the South Side High School home page
    • Select Instructional Information
    • Select SSHS Library Media Center.
      • You must access the databases from the school library page.

After viewing the two videos on how to search in the Proquest and Science and Context Databases, you will now create your own search strategies and look for information on the remaining elements of the research question that we have not addressed.

The research question is asking which element is best at keeping apples from browning. The two videos demonstrated finding information on salt and apples. Now it is your turn.

A. Find two articles about Vinegar from the database that you would use in your research. The articles can be from either or both databases. Cite the article and explain:

1.Why you selected the article.

2. What information was important in the article and how will it help you further your research.

B. Find two articles about Lemon Juice from the databases that you would use in your research. They articles can be from either or both databases. Cite the article and explain:

1.Why you selected the article.

2. What information was important in the article and how will it help you further your research.