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BIO 101 Labs (AL)

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BIO 101 Lab Writing Assignment

You will use the information found through this research guide to write a 2-3 page paper that compares and contrasts two articles, one article that is more popular and one article that is more scholarly.  

  • The "Writing Assignment" link below breaks this assignment into steps.  It includes space for you to take notes that you can then use to write your paper.
  • The 2-3 page paper will be submitted to and graded by your lab instructor.
  • Consult your syllabus, lab instructor, or the biology lab blog for due date.

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Search Tips:

  • Select the fewest words possible to type into the search box -- just the ones most important to your topic.
  • Type   AND   between each new word or idea.  For example: 
            coral AND sunscreen
           coral AND oxybenzone
  • Use database filters:  Full Text, Publication Date, Source Type

For more search tips go to the Article Databases page.