Slideshow viewable online and downloadable here.
If you find the 7.4 MB file too hefty, you may view the presentation online below.
To supplement our discussion on digestion, you might want to take a look at the different strategies used for ingestion across the phyla.
Some trivia related to our discussion on Bioenergetics and Digestion:
“Three hundred trout are needed to support one man for a year.
The trout, in turn, must consume 90,000 frogs, that must consume 27 million grasshoppers that live off of 1,000 tons of grass.”
— G. Tyler Miller, Jr., American Chemist (1971)
Individual Research Briefs (Be and K)
A. Real Life Problem/Question Being Addressed
- Maximum of 3 sentences on the real-life problem and its significance in our lives
- Maximum of 5 sentences on your proposed solution including 1) why you think it will work and 2) why it is practical to perform given your resources.
- Use literature sources to back up your claims. Paraphrase all information and use in-text citations (http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/03/).
C. Major Objectives
- 2-5 goals you plan to achieve in your study
- What data do you need to gather/tests do you need to perform to say that your proposed solution is effective?
D. Specifications/Minor Objectives
- Break each major objective down into at least 2 measurable minor objectives/specifications.
- List at least 5 major references.
- Use 3 PRINTED ones from science journals (http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/07/) or books (http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/06/) in APA format.
- Use only reputable internet sources – no Wikipedia, please (http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/10/).
Hi STR kids, the presentation on choosing a research topic is up. Click here to download.
Other sites that might help you get started:
Happy hunting! 😉