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Remember the Big 6 Research Skills
1.Task Definition
2.Information-Seeking Strategies
3.Location and Access
4.Use of Information
5.Synthesis
6.Evaluation

We all know that the databases are a safe bet to start our research. The Gale Science Resource Center is a sure thing for good sources.

My TOECAP criteria tell me that these are credible sites to use:

Background info:

The Biology Project (University of Arizona)
http://www.biology.arizona.edu/cell_bio/cell_bio.html

Action Bioscience (American Institute of Biological Sciences) -Heavy on genetics but good for plant info, bacteria, etc. Use the search feature
http://www.actionbioscience.org/

Illuminating Photosynthesis (PBS/NOVA)
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/methuselah/photosynthesis.html

Cell lab (Science Museum of Minnesota)
http://www.smm.org/celllab/activities/

PROJECT IDEAS
Science Fair Central (Discovery Education)
http://school.discoveryeducation.com/sciencefaircentral/Getting-Started/idea-finder.html

Ideas for Science projects (Arizona State University)
http://photoscience.la.asu.edu/photosyn/education/sciencefair.html

Science News for Kids (Society for Science and the Public
http://www.sciencenewsforkids.org/pages/sciencefairzone/topics.asp#botany