Sample Outline for the Biology Paper

Below is a sample outline. Your outline should include your choices for what topics you’d like to cover, as well as a topic sentence for each paragraph.

I. Introduction
-Topic Sentence/Thesis

II. First Paragraph: Carbohydrates
-Topic Sentence
Pick three of the following to discuss: carbohydrates structure; examples; role in the cell; role in diseases; how they are formed or broken down

III. Second Paragraph: Proteins
-Topic Sentence
Pick three of the following to discuss: carbohydrates structure; examples; role in the cell; role in diseases; how they are formed or broken down
Compare and contrast with carbs.

IV. Third Paragraph: Lipids
-Topic Sentence
Pick three of the following to discuss: carbohydrates structure; examples; role in the cell; role in diseases; how they are formed or broken down
Compare and contrast w/ carbs and proteins.

V. Fourth Paragraph: Nucleic Acids
-Topic Sentence
Pick three of the following to discuss: carbohydrates structure; examples; role in the cell; role in diseases; how they are formed or broken down
Compare and contrast w/ carbs, proteins, and lipids

VI. Conclusion
-Topic Sentence

Links for the Working Bibliography Activities for Senior Project

Links for the Working Bibliography Activities for Senior Project

Primary Source sites

Link to the primary source interactive:
http://www.lib.washington.edu/uwill/research101/basic03.htm

Evaluating Internet Sources sites

Link to the Library of Congress Website:
http://www.loc.gov/index.html

Link to the Americans United for the Separation of Church and State
http://www.au.org/site/PageServer

Link to the Drudge Report
http://www.drudgereport.com/

MLA Citation sites


Link to online MLA site
http://www.dianahacker.com/resdoc/

Link to Book Citation
http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_ss_gw_0_6?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=gideon%27s+trumpet&x=0&y=0&sprefix=gideon

Link to Internet Citation
http://www.loc.gov/index.html

Link to Journal Article Citation
http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nature07415.html

Link to Primary Source Citation
http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/source/marsiglio4.html