The Reproductive System: Library Pathfinder
The Reproductive System: 8th Grade Library Pathfinder
Where are the 4 places you always look for information in the library?
Step 1. Reference Books: (The Reference section is located on the back wall to the left of the Reference Desk under the shark.)
World Book Encyclopedia vol. 16, pp. 244-248 under Human Reproduction. See also: Menstruation, Ovary, Penis, Pregnancy, Testicle, Uterus and Vagina.
R 503 NEW The New Book of Popular Science Vol. 5, pp. 293-307 under Human Reproduction and Birth.
Step 2. Circulating Books:
Information on the human body can be found in the 600’s area of the Dewey Decimal section. There are several books about the human body that contain sections or chapters on the human reproductive system. Remember, you may have to look in the table of contents or index of the book to find out where information on reproduction is, unless the entire book is about the reproductive system.
612 BUR A Concise Encyclopedia to the Human Body
612 G Human Body: How it works
612 MAC The Way We Work: Getting to know the amazing human body
612 PAR DK Human Body
612 T Human Body
612 WIL How the Body Works
612.6 AVR The Reproductive System
612.6 GRA The Period Book
612.6 HAR It’s So Amazing! A book about eggs, sperm, birth, etc.
613.95 MAD The What’s Happening to My Body Book for Girls
613.95 MAD The What’s Happening to My Body Book for Boys
Step 3. Periodicals/Databases
Go to http://library.lrei.org
Click on “Sixth Avenue”
Under “Facts on File Databases,” click on “Science Online”
Ask Jennifer or Steve for the login and password.
Under “Explore Subjects,” click on “Biology”
Under “Anatomy and Physiology Overview” click on the Suggested search term that is the closest fit to the system you are researching.
Step 4. Internet