Bio. 100 Research Paper

Now that we are covering organ systems, select a disease of interest or one discussed in your text to research and write about (previous or future chapter).



3 complete typed pages of content, 1 literature cited page (sources cited in text) – all double-spaced pages including the following:

Paper Content

1. Title (5%)

2. Body of paper (80%)Name and Classification of Disease (ex. Inherited, Infectious, etc.) -20%Pathology of Disease – origin, characteristics, system/organs effected, functions/processes effected – 20%Symptoms – 20%Treatment – 20%

3. Literature Cited or bibliography (on a 4th separate page): – 15%

2 required literature sources (publication or internet science source, other than your textbook) ***

= 100%

*** Identify all sources used within the text of your paper by (author & date or footnotes) and in the literature cited/bibliography. If not own words, direct quotations must be used. APA or MLA writing/documentation styles are accepted – see internet for examples.

***Not citing sources in the body of the paper and not listing sources in the bibliography is a cheating offense (plagiarism) and the paper will not receive credit.

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