This guide will help you choose a topic for your research paper on natural resources. Click through the pages on the left to learn more about natural resources and to get some ideas for your paper. Feel free to ask any librarian for more resources on your specific topic once you make a selection!
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These sites will lead you to more information on your individual topics.
This entry from the Young Adult version of the Encyclopedia Britannica offers a brief overview on natural resources and the issues surrounding them. It includes related articles and videos on topic ideas to help you get started. Consider searching through this site after you select a topic for more resources.
This resource is provided through the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners. Any computer with a MA IP address can access this search engine geared toward Middle School students. If your IP address is not in MA, you can log in with your library card.
This site discusses the advantages and disadvantages of renewable and non-renewable energy sources. Be sure to check out the "Back to Student Resources" button to see more information on your individual topic.
This resource, similar to an encyclopedia, contains several entries on the various issues surrounding natural resources. Individual articles will be very helpful to students looking for background information on their topics.