Greenhouse Project

Greenhouses Daily Note Guide 2022

Renewable Energy:

BritannicaGeothermal, Wind

Gale Environmental ScienceGeothermal, Wind, Biomass

Alternative Energy eBookBioenergy, Geothermal, Wind

Biomes/National Park:

OPAC: Subject search the name of your biome (e.g., tundra, chaparral).

Some biomes are known by more than one name.  The following list will give you alternative terms to search:

Browse:  574.5 The library has many biomes series. Look for books that are at a comfortable reading level for you.

Print Encyclopedias: World Book; The Living Earth (R/570); Plants and Plant Life (R/580); International Wildlife Encyclopedia (R/591.03)

Digital Resources:

Biome Information for SWOT:

Specific National Park Location Information:

DESERT – Mojave (California) National Park Website, Britannica article for Mojave

TROPICAL FORESTS (Rainforests) -Hawaii Volcanoes National Parks Website; Britannica article for Hawaii Volcanoes

TAIGA (Coniferous Forests) – Wrangell – St. Elias (Alaska) National Parks Website; Britannica article for St. Elias

TUNDRA (Arctic) – Lake Clark (Alaska) National Park Website; Britannica article for Lake Clark

DECIDUOUS FOREST (Temperate Forest) Great Smoky Mountains (Tennessee) National Park Website; Britannica article for Great Smoky Mountains

 

Desert=Mojave Desert, California/ Tropical Forest=Hawaii Volcanoes/ Taiga=Wrangell St. Elias, Alaska/ Tundra=Lake Clark, Alaska/ Deciduous Forest=Great Smoky Mountains, Tennessee

Missouri Botanical Garden

Biomes

Mission: Biomes

Introduction to Biomes

Databases:

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS:

When you search for “greenhouse,” you will get many results for “greenhouse effect” or “global warming.” This is not what we are researching. You will want articles specific to building a greenhouse.

EBSCO Host: Search – greenhouses NOT gas* – then go to SUBJECT and check “greenhouses” for best search.

Britannica School – For energy sources – search “solar energy” “wind energy” etc.

Gale Environmental Science

SIRS Discoverer :  search- hydroponics / search- solar energy / search- wind power / search- renewable energy sources

Student Resources in Context (Gale)

Science in Context (Gale)

 

Google Search Tips:

When you search on your own you MUST check the source’s Accuracy and Credibility using the following link.

Accuracy and Credibility Assessment

search tip #1- put multiple word names or phrases in quotes “solar power”

search tip #2- do site specific searches (.edu, .gov, .org) to target specific types of websites – site: edu greenhouse design / site:edu greenhouse heating

 

Greenhouse Examples

Inhabitat.com -These are examples of innovative, out of the box greenhouses.

Vertical Greenhouse http://www.economist.com/node/17647627

Geodesic dome Greehouse http://inhabitat.com/mobile-dome-of-visions-greenhouse-studio-boasts-a-facade-of-cnc-cut-fish-scales-in-copenhagen/

Underground Greenhouse https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/special/greenhouses/what-are-pit-greenhouses.htm

Last Updated: 3/28/22