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9th Grade Biology Final Project (2020): Home

This is a guide to help you find things you need for this project.



Important: Step 1: Create your NoodleTools account

Step 2:  Once logged in, click + New Project

Step 3: Name your project, and click on Citation Style: APA and Citation Level: Advanced 

Step 4:  Dashboard:  You can fill in the various items, and create a To-Do List to keep you on track.

Step 5:  Sources:  This is already set up with APA.  Follow the information that needs to be completed.

Step 6:  Notecards:  Can be used to keep track of topics, citations and help to organize.

Step 7:  Paper:  Link paper to Google account.

After creating an account through our school, you can log in anywhere and keep access to the full version.

For more information about APA or to see full examples, visit the Purdue Owl website.

Link to APA Slides from Bio Project Slideshow


Create a New Project

Exporting Bibliography to Google Docs

Sources from GALE can be directly imported into Noodletools--watch a quick tutorial HERE.

New York Times

Do you have a NY Times account? Sign up here:

NY Times Passes

Science Databases

Remember to use the Database Offsite Access Sheet to find user names and passwords.

Websites for High School Biology Student

Here is a list of resources that may help you.
(Please let us know if you find a great link we can add to this page.) searches of 60 databases and over 2,200 scientific websites.

Smithsonian Researchers Comprehensive list of Smithsonian research resources

 Biointeractive Excellent site for videos on a wide range of biological subjects

Nature Open access to most articles from the Journal Nature

NSF Biological Sciences The NSF (National Science Foundation) is a federal agency whose mission is to support all fields of science and engineering.

NIH The NIH (National Institutes of Health) a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the nation’s medical research agency

Boston Public Library

Boston Public Library eCard

The Boston Public Library gives you access to numerous databases.  Sign up for an eCard for access.

Find the databases here. Use your BPL card number and PIN.


Front desk: (978) 499-3136

Email a Librarian:

Ms. Kass


Database Off-Site Access

See Database Off-Site Access for usernames and passwords if you are not on campus and cannot connect to a database directly.

Note: Requires a Governor's account on google to access.