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Science 7: Citizen Science Satellite Research

Useful Library Links

 

 

 

 

 

   Search library databases

 Find passwords to access databases outside of school

DATABASE TIPS

PERMALINKS

Finding the correct link to save for a database article that will take you directly back to that article can be tricky. To make it more complicated, it's different for each database. Copying the URL from the address bar does not always work.

Use these instructions to help you find the permalink for each database article you need to save and return to for your research and citations.

Databases - Best Bets

GENERAL

AGRICULTURE

Subtopic examples:

Pesticides and Fertilizers, Contaminated water, Soil Erosion and Sedimentation, Livestock, Pests and Weeds, Heavy Metals, Organic Contaminants, Land Management, Excess Nutrients.

ENDANGERED SPECIES

Subtopic examples:

Many different types - we talked in class about the different classifications of endangerment and how they’ll be limited by what they can see from a satellite.

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH

Subtopic examples:

Chemical Safety, Air pollution, Climate change & natural disasters, Disease caused by microbes, Lack of access to health care, Infrastructure issues, Poor water quality, Global environmental issues

NATURAL DISASTERS

Subtopic examples:

Wildfire, Tornado, Hurricane, Tsunami, Flood, Landslide, Draught, Heat Wave, Thunderstorm, Blizzard, Avalanche, Earthquake, Volcanic Eruption, Asteroid

POLLUTION

Subtopic examples: 

Anthropogenic - Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, nitrogen oxides, sulfur oxides, particulates, Factories-Dust, hydrocarbons and assorted emissions.

Natural - radon, fog and mist, ozone, ash, soot, salt spray, and volcanic and combustion gases.