SBI4U: An Introduction to Scientific Journals and Lab Reporting


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Getting started:
Please download and save a copy of:

  1. Digital Notetaker and lab report introduction template  
  2. You will site in APA format.   Use this APA Reference List checklist to help you format your report.


Sources (usernames and passwords in agenda):

Background Information:
Britannica Online
Gale Virtual Reference Library

Scientific Journals:

Science Reference Centre
Gale Academic OneFile (You need Toronto Public Library Card)

Google Scholar


  • MUST have 3 reliable sources (1 must be a scholarly/academic article and 1 can be your textbook)
  • Proper APA in-text and reference citations (see OWL APA: In Text Citations)

Supporting Videos:

Scholarly vs. Popular Articles

In-Text Citations

Reference List