My thesis statement is:
of gas and oil wells in the northeast region of the United States is controversial, and it has the potential to create devastating and long lasting environmental damage and human health problems.
What I know?
is a way of drilling that is as of today not restricted by the government or the EPA and has made it possible to get deposits of methane gas from under ground in shale rock thousands of feet below ground, fossil fuels that had been unreached in other commercial drillings.
What I want to know?
What I want to know is how has this part of the country been effected by fracking
What are the damaging affects on the environment caused by fracking
How has fracking
affected human health?
How has fracking
polluted the region?
What has been proposed to the government or by the government as far as techniques and safety measures that would make fracking
FORMAL RESEARCH PAPER FORMAT:
_ Length: 8-12 double-spaced pages, not counting the "Works Cited" page.
_ Body type size 12 pt. font, Arial or Times New Roman.
_ One-inch margins all the way around.
_ Header with your last name, space, and page number on each page after the first page.
_ Use a standard MLA Page One heading on the first page of the paper. NO cover page necessary.
RESEARCH FOLDER SHOULD CONTAIN:
_ Working annotated bibliography and source pages used in the paper.
_ Preliminary drafts of your research proposal, and of your formal research proposal.
_ Preliminary drafts of your outline, and of your formal outline.
_ Rough drafts of your Research Paper (all).
_ Rough drafts of your "Works Cited" page.
_ In short, all of the information collected and used in the preparation of assignment 3.
"WORKS CITED" PAGE CRITERIA:
_ Correct MLA format for traditional and electronic sources.
_ Ten sources minimum: Three books, three periodicals (magazines and/or journals), two newspaper articles, two other sources (interviews, surveys, Internet, videos, TV source, and so on).
_ Conform to MLA format.
In-text, parenthetical citations for every quotation, summary, or paraphrase used in the body of the text, linked to the correct citation used on the "Works Cited" page. Remember, for a reference to appear in your Works Cited page it must first be used in the document as an in-text citation. Therefore, there must be a minimum of 10 separate in-text citations within your final document.
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