#3: Paper Assignment (40 points)
You are to select something related to nature (snow crystals, moose, chickadees, plant survival,...) and write about that subject so that you will better understand it when out on a camping trip. Categories of information may include:
1.) What is it? (Your topic MUST be something that can be seen in the area of the trip)
2.) Where is it typically found?
3.) What is unique about it?
4.) Other interesting or relevant information
5.) What is its "story"? (Natural history of the topic)
6.) How can you identify it and find it while out on the trail IN THE AREA WE WILL BE TRAVELLING.
7) References - these must be accurate and from professionally produced publications or media (written, video, CD). If you use a person, they must be recognized in the field as an expert. If you use the web, the site must be created through a professional organization (national organizations, universities, governmental).
*Papers need to be 4- 6 pages in length, typed.
*Must have at least 3 sources, no more than one may be web based.
*References must be cited in APA format.
Topics are due on January 27. Final copy is due February 24.
YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO PRESENT YOUR INFORMATION TO YOUR SMALL GROUP WHILE ON THE CAMPING TRIP.