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TASK: Write a grant proposal to study either an endangered species or endangered environment.




KEYWORDS: (Search terms that might be useful)
Endangered, conservation, environment, habitat, species, biome, ecosystem, ecoregion



SEARCH DESTINY


SweetSearch: Student-oriented search engine

SCIRUS: A science-specific search engine


DATABASES Check HERE for passwords.

Science Specific Databases


Science Online
Science Online (AAAS) Search hundreds of scientific journals.

Content Databases



Issues: Understanding Controversies
Issues and Controversies

World Geography and CultureSearch for general articles related to specific countries and the environment.
World Geography

General Interest Databases


Britannica Image Quest

ProQuest Journals Search thousands of popular media and scholarly journals

Online Newspapers (NY Times, LA TImes, WSJ, Washington Post, Christian Science Monitor)
Enchanted Learning

WEBSITES

GENERAL HABITAT

The World's Biomes

Biomes and Habitats

BBC: Habitats

Ecosystems, Biomes and Habitats

WWF: Ecoregions

WWF: About Our Earth
National Wildlife Federation
Nature Conservancy

Habitat Protection

PEW: Environment

Earth in Peril (Interactive)

ENDANGERED AREAS


Guardian: Endangered Habitats
Animal/Habitat Factsheets
Science Daily: Coral Reefs

How to Restore a Rainforest (TED Talks)

Deep Ocean: BBC Nature

Deep Oceans: Discovery Channel

Life on Antarctica

Polar Habitats: BBC

Animals of Antarctica
Saving the Ocean: (includes complete video episodes)

Why are Wetlands Important?

Wetland Protection in China

NOAA: Habitat Protection

EPA: Coral Reef Protection

Yangtze River

GENERAL ANIMALS


Earth's Endangered Creatures
Animal Planet: Endangered Species
Science Daily: Endangered Animals
Endangered Animals 101
Hong Kong: Endangered Special Protection
China's Appetite for Rare Animals

Specific Animals


Gorillas
Giant Panda
Wolong Panda Preserve

PBS: Echo of the Elephants

Marine Mammals and Noise

Tigers in Crisis: Habitat Protection
GRANT WRITING

Flow Chart (Ignore budget and page lengths!!)
Writing the Grant Proposal (Scroll down to Part II)


GENERAL SCIENCE WEBSITES:

ScienceAGoGo
Science Daily


MEDIA