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A1 Research & Works Cited Helps

"If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called research, would it?"
-- Albert Einstein


"In any research, you must give credit to both the direct words and the ideas of your source."
-- BHS Works Cited Form

PDF DocumentBHS WORKS CITED FORM -- Based upon MLA format (see also OWL)
PDF DocumentBHS WORKS CITED w EASYBIB -- Step-by-step directions using EasyBib
PDF DocumentCopyright Okay Images Guide  -- How to find copyright okay images
PDF DocumentCRAAP -- A handy acronym to evaluate a source
PDF DocumentDatabases -- What they are and why you should them
External LinkEasyBib -- a fast, easy way to create your Works Cited form (MLA format)
PDF DocumentFight Fake News = Finding Credible Sources --Sites that offer balanced, true information
External LinkMeL eJournals -- Find a specific magazine by title or subject
External LinkOWL (Online Writing Lab) -- Purdue University shows how to do a research paper right.
External LinkParenthetical References -- How to "quote" sources within your paper 
PDF DocumentSource Sheet   -- An interactive form to use when taking notes. (When completed, be sure to Re-Name & Save OR Print.)
PDF DocumentWeb Site Evaluation Form  -- an interactive form that helps you to judge a Web Site's quality, authority, accuracy and usefulness.  (When completed, be sure to Re-Name & Save OR Print.)

Art, Band, Choral, Drama, Orchestra Links

Art Links

ArtCyclopedia - A great search engine for the arts
Art on the Web -- 1200+ links to all aspects of art
Art History Resources on the Web -- The history of Art throughout time
Art Jewelry -- Jewelry resources from Art Jewelry Magazine
Ganoskin -- Gem and jewelry resource
Google Arts & Culture -- links to art, exhibits, biographies & more
Interweave -- Arts & crafts projects
National Gallery of Art -- The USA's  art museum

Music Links 

Berkley Orchestra Association -- BHS Orchestra: what's happening and support
BHS Choir Boosters -- Find out what's happening and show support for vocal music
BHS Instrumental Boosters -- Find out what's happening and show support for the BHS Band
Free Online Metronome -- All you need to develop rhythym and tempo
GoodEar -- Online ear training
Michigan School Band and Orchestra Association -- Festivals, awards, and more
Michigan School Vocal Music Association -- Festivals, awards, and more
Music Tech Teacher -- Online games and other 'helps' to enhance your musical skills

Performing Arts Links 

BeDrama -- BHS Theater Home Page: schedule, tickets & more

Business & Career Links & Drivers Ed Test

Cyborlink -- Business etiquette as practiced around the world
Driver's Education Test -- Sample quizzes, prep tools to get you on the Michigan roads
Entrepeneur.com -- Many ideas for small businesses and franchises
Financial Facts Tool Kit -- Everything a beginning investor needs to know
Investment FAQs -- Frequently-Asked-Questions on investing
LinkedIn -- Career, college network and your 24/7 resume (must be 16 to register)
LinkedIn information -- More details on this network service
Marketing: Know This -- Find all aspects of marketing here
Michigan DECA
Oakland Schools Technical Campus of SE Michigan -- "OTEC" great training in many fields
Practical Money Skills for Life -- Info for students and teachers
Start-up  -- A guide to all of the stages of starting your own business

 

English & Language Arts Links

Beyond Plagiarism -- Finding, understanding and using sources responsibly from U-M
Grammar & Writing -- A guide to help you write better from Capital Community College
Moodle -- Mr. Cierpial's Film Studies students start here
Newsela -- World news presented in a new way: you choose your own reading level. Must register/log-in
OWL (Online Writing Lab) -- Purdue University shows how to do a research paper right  
TurnItIn.com -- Responsible research starts here
Web English Teacher -- Great links on authors, books, writing & more for students and teachers

See also Books & Reading on left

 

French, Spanish, Chinese -- World Language Links

French Language Links

Casa de Joanna -- French web sites, arranged by subject
Famous French Links -- Great French sites from the University of Tennessee
Internet Picture Dictionary (French) -- Vocabulary, flash cards, word scrambles & more

Spanish Language Links

Casa de Joanna -- Spanish web sites, arranged by subject
Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos (World Book Kids en espanol) -- visual dictionary, articles & more
Study Spanish -- online tutorials in Spanish culture and language

Chinese Language Links

Chinese links from Omniglot -- Culture and language information
Mandarin Chinese Resources & Links -- Chinese language US high school offerings
Travel China Chinese Language Guide -- Useful phrases and basic expressions

Mathematics Links

Good Calculators -- Free online calculators for math, science & social studies figures
Math.com -- Everyday math, algebra, geometry, statistics, calculus & more
Math Forum -- Links to great Math sites, including "Ask Dr. Math"
Practical Money Skills -- Games, lessons, etc. on budgeting & investing
Trigonometry Tutorial -- Try here for help with Trig

Physical Education, Health & Fitness Links

Complementary and Alternative Medicine CAM -- Comprehensive guide from Geo Wash U.
Centers for Disease Control -- Disease info from the US Dept of Health & Human Services
Exercise & Physical Fitness -- Tips on staying in shape from Medline
Mayo Clinic -- Magazine & links to diseases, disorders, and more
MedicineNet -- Articles & sites on drugs and medicine
Sports Medicine Information -- First stop for sports medicine info (from the UK)
WebMD -- Health information from major insurance companies

Science Links

Centers for Disease Control -- Search for specific disease from the US Dept of Health & Human Services
Constellations: Windows2Universe -- Stars and their stories from National Earth Science Teachers Association
Energy.gov -- US Department of Energy overview on energy sources
Exploring Earth -- Earth Science investigations, visualizations, news & resources... need key code from your textbook
Good Calculators -- Free online calculators for math, science & social studies figures
How Stuff Works -- Information on various natural and mechanical things
Ice Age Mammals -- Enchanted Learning takes a look at  prehistoric beasts
Medline -- The National LIbrary of Medicine's best resources on diseases, treatment, wellness & more
National Geographic -- Explore the natural wonders of the world
National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) -- Type in, or search for, disease of interest
PhET -- Online simulations in Physics, Chemistry, Biology, & Earth Science from the University of Colorado
Physics Classroom -- Includes a tutorial and multi-media presentations
Science Learning Network -- National Science Foundation site

Social Studies Links

American Memory --  Great US history primary sources from the Library of Congress
Ben's Guide to the US Government -- All aspects of the American government
CIA World Fact Book -- Information on countries of the world
Country Studies -- Library of Congress information on countries of the world
Econ-Ed-Link -- Articles and links on economics
History Channel -- Search engine for US & world history, timelines, 'This Day in History'
iCivics -- Games and other interactive activities to make us good citizens
Michigan Government -- News from Lansing
Newsela -- Articles by levels to meet your reading ability
Opposing Viewpoints -- Information and opinions on hundreds of today's hottest social issues; from MeL