Discussion Questions

Give a description of your topic.  (at least one paragraph)

What are the different "sides" of your selected issue? 

Who cares about this issue? 

Why is it important?

Do  you think people need to know about this issue? Why?  How could it affect them?

Who loses?  Who benefits?

Journal Entry

What is your initial impression about your topic?

Do you have an opinion? What else would you like to know before forming an opinion?

Reaching Out

Begin searching for research contacts who are investigating the same topic that you are using the link above.

Draft an email that introduces your project to the researchers and asks for their help in answering your questions.

Include the questions that you have.

Have a different group proof your email.

Make sure to include all your names and emails

Also include my name and email

Send your emails

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Created for the Fermilab LInC program sponsored by Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory Education Office and Friends of Fermilab, and funded by United States Department of Energy, Illinois State Board of Education, North Central Regional Technology in Education Consortium which is operated by North Central Regional Educational Laboratory (NCREL), and the National Science Foundation.

Author(s): Kimberly Noethen (knoethen@pinecrest.edu)
School: Pine Crest School, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida 
Created: February 15, 2001 - Updated: April 18, 2001
URL: http://www-ed.fnal.gov/lincon/w01/projects/genethicskim/student_pages/day4work.html