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This page is used by the Cedar Park Christian Schools Biology, Chemistry, Human A&P, and Creation Apologetics classes, which work on various assignments on the CreationWiki during the school year.

General instructions

References

Place in-text citations between the following reference tags: <ref>citation_here</ref>. The citation will then be automatically listed in the "Bibliography" where the following tag appears: <references/>.

Web article citations

Use the following modified MLA template for internet sources that are used on your internet publication.

Authorlastname, Firstname. Title-of-Article. Publisher/Publishing site. Web. Dateofpublication or update or access - specify which.

Single Use Ref: The following is an MLA formatted citation template for use on student pages.

<ref>Authorlastname, Firstname. [http://www.example.com ArticleTitle] ''Publisher site name''. Web. Month Day, Year. (specify whether its the date of publication date, or last modified, or accessed. - i.e. Published November 3, 2015.).</ref>

Multiple Use Refs: When using a reference more than once, use the following citation template wherein the tag is named (something that identifies it with the specific reference like the authors name or site name).

<ref name=site-or-author>Authorlastname, Firstname. [http://www.example.com ArticleTitle] ''Publisher site name''. Web. Month Day, Year. (specify whether its the date of publication date, or last modified, or accessed. - i.e. Published November 3, 2015.).</ref>

When using the reference again later in the paper, rather than providing the entire citation, simply use the named tag as follows.

<ref name=site-or-author/>

Book citations

Use standard MLA formatting for all other sources (books, print articles, etc.) between the <ref> tags as described above. The following are MLA template can be used for books (with page number).

<ref>Authorlastname, Firstname. ''Title-of-Book''. Place of Publication: Publisher, Year of Publication. page-number. Print.</ref>

For multiple book citations, after first (full citation) simply place the author's last name and page number between the ref tags.

<ref>author-name ##</ref>

The following are MLA templates can be used for the Cedar Park science textbooks.

  • Porch, and Batdorf. Biology with Laboratory Exercises. South Carolina: Bob Jones University Press, 2005. page-number. Print.

To use paste in this code <ref> Porch, and Batdorf. ''Biology with Laboratory Exercises''. South Carolina: Bob Jones University Press, 2005. page-number. Print.</ref>

  • Cox, Heather E., Porch, Thomas E., and Wetzel, John S., Santopietro, Rachel, Batdorf, Brad R. Chemistry. Greenville, S.C: Bob Jones University Press, 2009. page-number. Print.

To use paste in this code <ref>Cox, Heather E., Porch, Thomas E., and Wetzel, John S., Santopietro, Rachel, Batdorf, Brad R. ''Chemistry''. Greenville, S.C: Bob Jones University Press, 2009. page-number. Print.</ref>

  • Wile, Jay L., and Shannon, Marilyn M. The Human Body: Fearfully and Wonderfully Made!. Cincinnati: Apologia Educational Ministries, Inc., 2001. page-number. Print.

To use paste in this code<ref> Wile, Jay L., and Shannon, Marilyn M. ''The Human Body: Fearfully and Wonderfully Made!''. Cincinnati: Apologia Educational Ministries, Inc., 2001. page-number. Print.</ref>

Bible references - Link to the specific chapter and verse at Bible Gateway, along with a note on which Bible translation is being referred.

Genesis 1:1-4 (NIV).
Use the Bible ref template to automatically create a link to Bible Gateway, or the Bible quote template to create a grey quote box followed by the aforementioned linked reference.

Images

See the video tutorial for assistance uploading and placing images on your research papers. For additional help see: Uploading Help and Image Help.

All images uploaded to the CreationWiki must be free of copyright (i.e. public domain or Creative Commons License). Sites offering Creative Commons licensed images can be found by using the Advanced Search on Flickr, or the Advanced Search on Google. And if all else fails, you may try Wikimedia Commons. For more sites where usable images can be found, browse our "list of sites".

NOTE - When uploading an image, you must provide the following information. Failure to provide a source and copyright status will cause the image to be deleted. (See help:upload)

  • Summary - a description of the image, which can usually be obtained from the source.
  • Copyright Status - a description of the use permission (i.e. reason why image can be used). If Creative Commons Licensed, you must provide a link to the license.
  • Source - a link to the webpage that contains the image along with its descriptive information.

More Editing Help

More help on editing and formatting the CreationWiki pages can be found at How to edit and Formatting help. If you get stuck or have destroyed your page format beyond your ability to recover, contact Mr. Ashcraft.

Apologetics 2nd

Use MLA format and the footnote referencing system for all citations. Remember to use <ref name=something> for multiple occurrences. For help with footnotes: see help:footnote.

The following is an MLA template for internet references.

<ref>Authorlastname, Firstname. [http://www.example.com ArticleTitle] ''Publisher site name''. Web. Month Day, Year. (specify whether its the date of publication date, or last modified, or accessed. - i.e. Published November 3, 2015.).</ref>
Name Topic Topic
Barbosa, Lorena Darwinism
Borenko, Susanna Dinosaur Extinction - presentation
Buzitis, Anna Free will
Chang, Sean Paleontology Ecclesiology
Coglas, Thomas Eucharist
Dean, Jonathan
Farley, Dalton Problem of evil
Heck, Abby Cosmic humanism
Hudson, Asha Universe and the Bible - presentation
Isbell, Karen Creation theory
Kaneda, Christopher Hydrothermal vent origin of life
Theodros, Toby Sedimentary rock Baptism

Biotech 2nd

Use MLA format and the footnote referencing system for all citations. Remember to use <ref name=something> for multiple occurrences. For help with footnotes: see help:footnote.

The following is an MLA template for internet references.

<ref>Authorlastname, Firstname. [http://www.example.com ArticleTitle] ''Publisher site name''. Web. Month Day, Year. (specify whether its the date of publication date, or last modified, or accessed. - i.e. Published November 3, 2015.).</ref>
Name Topic Topic
Barbosa, Lorena Pharmacogenetics
Borenko, Susanna Cloning (class presentation)
Catey, Jacob Twin
Coglas, Thomas Plasmid
Farley, Dalton Artificial clone spinal cord injury repair
Jimenez, Vivi Designer baby (class presentation)
Kaneda, Christopher DNA fingerprinting
Riise, Mark Antihistamine (class presentation)
Theodros, Toby Genetically modified organism

Chemistry 7th

Use MLA format and the footnote referencing system for all citations. Remember to use <ref name=something> for multiple occurrences. For help with footnotes: see help:footnote.

The following is an MLA template for internet references.

<ref>Authorlastname, Firstname. [http://www.example.com ArticleTitle] ''Publisher site name''. Web. Month Day, Year. (specify whether its the date of publication date, or last modified, or accessed. - i.e. Published November 3, 2015.).</ref>

The following is an example MLA template for a references from your textbook.

<ref>Batdorf, Brad., Santopietro, Rachel., Cox, Heather., Porch, Thomas., and Wetzel, John. ''Chemistry''. Greenville, S.C: Bob Jones University Press, 2009. page-number. Print.</ref>

For later occurrences with a different page number use: <ref>Cox page-number.</ref>

Name Compound Topic Extra Extra

Biology 1st

You will write a 1.5 page (900 words minimum) research paper describing a type of organism. Each paper should contain a general introduction that describes the organism, and then specific discussions related to body design, life cycle, and ecology under the headings provided, and one additional topic of your choosing.

The following is an MLA template for internet references.

<ref>Authorlastname, Firstname. [http://www.example.com ArticleTitle] ''Publisher site name''. Web. Month Day, Year. (specify whether its the date of publication date, or last modified, or accessed. - i.e. Published November 3, 2015.).</ref>

The following is an example MLA template for a references from your textbook.

Porch, and Batdorf. Biology with Laboratory Exercises. South Carolina: Bob Jones University Press, 2005. page-number. Print.

A public domain or Creative Commons Licensed representative image of the organism should be uploaded and inserted at the top of the taxonomy box on the right side of your page. Under the picture, fill in the taxonomic hierarchy of the organism. At least three other additional pictures should be included that support the text. Suggestions would include a close up view of distinguishing characteristics (i.e. close-up of features), behavior being discussed, habitat map, etc.

  • Encyclopedia of Life Creative Commons Licensed image of organisms that are organized taxonomically.
  • NOAA public domain images of marine organism. Use the collections tab to browse, or enter the following into Google images to search the entire site "site:www.photolib.noaa.gov KEYWORD".
  • Use USDA Plants for your plant taxonomy and public domain pictures. May only contain information on plants that live in the USA. Search using the following in Google "site:plants.usda.gov KEYWORD".
  • Use Advanced Search on Flickr to find Creative Commons Licensed documents.
Name Invasive Species Animal Plant/Protist/Fungi Extra Credit

Human A&P 5th

Use MLA format and the footnote referencing system for all citations. Remember to use <ref name=something> for multiple occurrences. For help with footnotes: see help:footnote.

The following is an MLA template for internet references.

<ref>Authorlastname, Firstname. [http://www.example.com ArticleTitle] ''Publisher site name''. Web. Month Day, Year. (specify whether its the date of publication date, or last modified, or accessed. - i.e. Published November 3, 2015.).</ref>

The following is an MLA template for your textbook.

<ref>Wile, Jay L., and Shannon, Marilyn M. ''The Human Body: Fearfully and Wonderfully Made!''. Cincinnati: Apologia Educational Ministries, Inc., 2001. page-number. Print.</ref>

For later occurrences with a different page number use: <ref>Wile page-number.</ref>

Name Topic 1 Topic 2 Extra Credit
Barbosa, Lorena Chronic granulomatous disease Whipple procedure
Borenko, Susanna Heart (class presentation) hypertrichosis
Buzitis, Anna Suicidality (class presentation) Persistent vegetative state (class presentation)
Coglas, Thomas Agnosia Vasectomy
Farley, Dalton Dissociative identity disorder Open heart surgery
Garth Green, Grace Down Syndrome (class presentation) Kidney Failure (class presentation)
Kaneda, Christopher hepatitis B Mucus
Theodros, Toby hepatitis C Brain tumor
Worrell, Fleurette Kuru (Presentation) Coma (Presentation)

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