Bio Sustainable Energy. Firstly, your essay should discuss current and future energy use (e.g. types, amount) of your assigned state in the U.S., as well as energy policies (if available), environmental effects or concerns, etc. Secondly, You should feel free to take the essay in whatever direction you like, but make sure it has something to do with energy use and the environment within your assigned state. Also please find your state in the ‘Essay and Discussion State’ file in the ‘Short Essay’ folder on D2L. Then Essay Format: Your essay should be written using Word (or comparable word processing software) in Arial (or comparable font) at size 12. Spacing should be 1.5 lines.
You should use a professional writing style – please see the ‘Professional Writing Guidelines’ document in the ‘Short Essay’ folder on D2L for advice. However, these guidelines advise against non-scholarly articles, but for this essay you may use quality non-scholarly articles/websites (e.g. National Geographic, New York Times). Therefore, Wikipedia and similar websites can be useful for preliminary information, but should not be used as sources of information for this essay. Also sources and Bibliography Format. Hence you should have a minimum of five, quality sources of information for your essay. Lastly, if my topic was the Burgess Shale, the following would be suitable sources of information for my essay.
The quotes should be complete sentences (no more, less) and should be incorporate-d in your essay to illustrate your ideas. Hence please, cite your sources in a clickable reference list at the end. Also, do not copy without providing proper attribution (quotation marks and in-line citations). Also, write an essay format, not in bullet form, numbering, or another list format. It would be best if you use your own words. Lastly, proofread your work and run it through Grammarly for thorough confirmation.
Book: Gould, Stephen J. Wonderful Life: The Burgess Shale and Nature of History. New York, NY.: W.W. Norton & Company, 1990.
Magazine/Periodical: Orr, P.J., D.E.G. Briggs, and S.L. Kearns. 1998. Cambrian Burgess Shale: Animals replicated in clay minerals. Science 281: 1173-1175. Conway-Morris, S. and H.B. Whittington. 1979. Animals of the Burgess Shale. Scientific American 241: 122-133.
Website: “The Burgess Shale.” Royal Ontario Museum. 2011. http://burgess-shale.rom.on.ca/en/index.php. Accessed on June 10, 2013. “The Burgess Shale.” Smithsonian Institution. 2013. http://paleobiology.si.edu/burgess/. Accessed on June 10, 2013.
For bibliography style, please use MLA format (instructions here) or follow the format of my examples above.