Due to Gordon Rule requirements.
What to include: science behind your topic, in-depth discussion of subtopics, scientific research, interesting facts/subjects, and your own twist (make it interesting).
Make sure to keep the paper “scientific.” While your topic may be politically fueled, make sure to focus on the science as opposed to the spin (news and politics).
Do not focus on: politics, economics, sociology, history, biology (plants and animals), or other non-Earth Science related subjects
Length: 2-4 pages
A Works Cited page and citing references within paragraphs are required, use MLA style (annotations are not needed for the works cited on the final paper)
Format: margins 1 in. on all sides,12 point Times New Roman font, and 1.5 line spacing
Grading: based on content, thoroughness, research, use of the English language, and grammar (in that order).
A MLA formatted works cited page is required
Make sure to follow the requirements for sources listed in the Term Project Outline handout (at least 5 sources, at least 3 must be print sources, and at least 1 source must be primary literature)
Annotations are not required for the works cited page
You may include as many sources as you like
Sources do not have to be the same as those used in your annotated bibliography
MLA formatted parenthetical citations (citations within the body of the paper) are required
You must cite the source for all information gathered, not just quoted passages
If a single sentence came from a source the citation goes inside the period (Smith, 2015). If an entire paragraph came from one source the citation goes outside the period. (Smith, 2015)
Topic: Yucca Mountain