MLA Scavenger Hunt
Open this document and record all your answers her. Format and review it before you print it out.
Use these databases to locate your answers:
Username: bay shorehs Password: bshs
**eLibrary Science**
**Facts.com Today's Science**
**Science Online**

Virtual Reference Collection: A Collection of Scholarly Databases
1. Google: "virtual reference collection" - the VRC is one of the top few links: http://xaaa.calypso.scoolaid.net/bin/vrc/vrcList
2. Go to "High School Collection"
3. Select database. The ones below are good starting places.
4. Username: bay shorehs Password: bshs
5. Enter search term. Sometimes you may have to look up a different term or look at suggested subject headings.


**EBSCO General Science Collection**
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**eLibrary Science**
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**Science Online**
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**Science Reference Center**
**ProQuest K-12**
**General OneFile**


Laws and Litigation:
US Endangered Species Act: http://www.natureserve.org/explorer/statusus.htm
States of the Union: Ranking America's Biodiversity A NatureServe Report, April 2002 http://www.natureserve.org/publications/statesUnion.jsp
CITES (the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) is an international agreement between governments. http://www.cites.org/
Litigation: http://www.epa.gov/espp/litstatus/eslitig.htm

Government Sites:
New York Endangered Species!!: http://www.dec.ny.gov/animals/7494.html
EPA: http://www.epa.gov/espp/
US Fish and Wildlife: http://www.fws.gov/endangered/
UN Threatened Species: http://www.unep-wcmc.org/species/animals/animal_redlist.html

NatureServe Explorer: http://www.natureserve.org/explorer/
Infonatura: http://www.natureserve.org/infonatura/

Red List of Endangered Species: http://www.redlist.org/
http://www.iucnredlist.org/

Fish database: http://www.fishbase.org/search.php
Science database: http://worldwidescience.org/wws/resultList/fullRecord:endangered+species+/

Recovery Plans: http://www.fws.gov/endangered/species/recovery-plans.html

Organizations:
National Geographic: http://www.nationalgeographic.com/education/
Defenders of Wildlife: http://www.defenders.org/
World Wildlife Fund: http://www.worldwildlife.org/home-full.html
World Conservation Society: http://www.wcs.org/
International Union for Conservation of Nature: http://www.iucn.org/
Earth's Endangered: http://www.earthsendangered.com/index_s.asp
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