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Chemistry Research

Day 1: Topic Selection & Background Information

Day 2: Gathering Sources

Day 3: How and When to Cite (APA Formatting)

  • APA Parenthetical Citations
  • Peer Editing
  • OWL

Popular Topics:

  • Steroids
  • Mental Illness
  • Snowflakes
  • Chemistry of Candy
  • Street Drugs
  • Pharmaceutical Drugs
  • Alcohol
  • Caffeine
  • Gunpowder
  • Nuclear Weapons
  • Food Chemistry
  • Beauty Products
  • Crime Scene Investigation
  • Addiction
  • Tanning
  • Toxic Waste
  • Energy Drinks

Books Available at the MHS Library:

  • Food Chemistry, by David Newton
  • From Gunpowder to Laser Chemistry, by Andrew Solway
  • Chemistry and Crime, by Samuel M. Gerber
  • Exposed: The Toxic Chemistry of Everyday Products, by Mark Schapiro
  • The Cartoon Guide to Chemistry
  • The Genie in the Bottle: Chemistry and Everyday Life, by Joe Schwarcz
  • The Basics of Chemistry, by Richard Myers
  • Biological and Chemical Weapons
  • Chemical and Biological Warfare, by Laurence Pringle
  • Chemical and Biological Warfare in Our Times, by Herbert Levine
  • Open for Debate: Chemical and Biological Warfare, by Karen Judson
  • Opposing Viewpoints: Addiction
  • Alcohol 101, by Margaret Hyde
  • Steroids, by Hank Nuwer
  • Drugs 101, by Margaret Hyde
  • Chemical Dependency

Online Databases:

Hispanic Artists & Art Movements

Greetings and welcome to the Maynard High School Library!Today, you'll be gathering quality sources for your Hispanic Artist or Art Movement Project.

The following databases will be very useful as you conduct research.

In addition to providing reliable articles, These databases also provide you with all of the bibliographic information that you need at the bottom of each article. Simply Copy and Paste the "Source Citation" into your bibliography, and you are done! 


History of Maynard

Useful Websites:

Useful Books:

  • Maynard High School Yearbooks (1940s-Present)
  • Maynard: History and Life Outdoors , by David A. Mark
  • Images of America: Maynard, Massachusetts , by Paul Boothroyd and Lewis Halprin
  • A Brief History of the Town of Maynard, Massachusetts , by William H. Gutteridge
  • The History of Maynard: 1871-1971

Citing Yearbooks:

  • Format
    Title. Place: Publisher, date of publication. Print.
  • Example
    Under Construction 2012: Maynard High School. Brockton, MA: Jostens, 2012. Print.
  • *ALL Yearbooks were published in Brockton, MA by Jostens.