This guide will help students complete the botany 103 individual research project.
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Sample Research Topic: Genetically Modified Foods
You will do a research report and presentation on a chosen topic in Botany. You will choose your project topic during week 1 of the quarter and work on the project during the entire term.
A list of suggested topics is here; if you have another strong idea, check with your teacher.
You are required to use and cite a minimum of 5 credible sources, two of which must be scholarly. Use this guide to help you find credible sources and to differentiate between credible information published for a mainstream audience and a scholarly audience.
You will cite your sources in APA style format.
Your final essay will be 3-4 pages plus a references list.
Your final presentation will have 10 slides.