Welcome!
Don't forget to check the PRINT resources available in the Learning Center.
Here is the electronic version of the project handouts from Mrs. Harridge's web site:


Remember, citing your sources is an important part of doing research. Use the LC guide to creating a works cited to help you.

Databases

Start your research here! You will need a set of usernames and passwords to access these resources.
Cook Library Resources
*Student Resource Center - Be sure to start with the articles in the Reference tab.
*Biography Resource Center - Don't miss the web links tab.
*American National Biography - Another database to try if your scientist is American.

Highland Library
*Student Research Center - Search for your scientist's name. Click on the biography icon to limit the results.

Web Sites

General Sites (individual sites below)
Nobel Prize site http://www.nobel.se
Eric Weisstein's World of Biography http://scienceworld.wolfram.com/biography/letters/

Individual sites
Naturalists are listed in alphabetical order below:
  • Adamson, Joy
http://www.who2.com/joyadamson.html
  • Agassiz, Louis (also know as Louis Agassiz Fuertes)
http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/history/agassiz.html
http://magazine.audubon.org/century/champion.html
http://www.inhs.uiuc.edu/~ksc/Malacologists/AgassizL.html
  • Apgar, Virginia
http://www.whonamedit.com/doctor.cfm/204.html
http://www.greatwomen.org/women.php?action=viewone&id=14
  • Aristotle
http://www.utm.edu/research/iep/a/aristotl.htm
  • Audubon, John James
http://www.audubon.org/nas/jja.html__
http://www.depweb.state.pa.us/heritage/cwp/view.asp?a=3&Q=442403
  • Barton, Clara
http://www.civilwarhome.com/bartonbio.htm
http://www.rootsweb.com/~nwa/barton.html
  • Bartram, John
http://hcs.osu.edu/history/history/145.html
http://www.depweb.state.pa.us/heritage/cwp/view.asp?a=3&Q=442424
  • Bartram, William
http://www.mounet.com/~jdye/bartram.html
http://www.depweb.pa.us/heritage/cwp/view.asp?a=3&Q=442417
  • Blackwell, Elizabeth
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/hmd/blackwell/
  • Brower, David
http://www.earthisland.org/brower/index.cfm
http://www.nationalcenter.org/dos7114.htm
http://magazine.audubon.org/century/champion.html
  • Burbank. Luther
http://infoplease.com/bio/3-7lburbank.html
  • Burroughs, John
http://www.ecotopia.org/ehof/burroughs/index.html
http://magazine.audubon.org/century/champion.html
  • Carson, Rachel
http://www.ecotopia.org/ehof/carson/index.html
http://magazine.audubon.org/century/champion.html
http://www.depweb.state.pa.us/heritage/cwp/view.asp?a=3&Q=442627
  • Carver, George Washington
http://www.lib.iastate.edu/spcl/gwc/bio.html
http://www.invent.org//hall_of_fame/30.html
  • Chapman, John (as known as Johnny Appleseed)
http://www.applejuice.org/johnnyappleseed.html
http://www.depweb.state.pa.us/heritage/cwp/view.asp?a=3&Q=443502
  • Clark, Eugenie
http://www.msa.md.gov/msa/educ/exhibits/womenshall/html/clark.html
http://www.sharklady.com
  • Cobb, Jewell Plummer
http://www.howard.edu/Library/Reference/Cybercamps/camp99/Diana/defaultw3.htm
http://www.historyswomen.com/admire/Admire20.html
  • Comstock, Anna Botsford
http://www.nationalwildlife.org/about/inductees_comstock.cfm
  • Cori, Getty
http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/medicine/laureates/1947/cori-gt-bio.html
http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/biography/cori.html
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/changingthefaceofmedicine/physicians/biography_69.html
  • Cousteau, Jacques
http://www.incwell.com/Biographies/Cousteau.html
http://www.cnn.com/WORLD/9706/25/cousteau.obit/
  • Crick, Francis
http://www.nobel.se/medicine/laureates/1962/crick-bio.html
http://www.pathfinder.com/time/time100/scientist/profile/watsoncrick.html
http://www.treasure-troves.com/bios/Crick.html
  • Curie, Marie
http://www.nobel.se/physics/laureates/1903/marie-curie-bio.html
http://www.scienceworld.wolfram.com/biography/CurieMarie.html
  • Darwin, Charles
http://www2.lucidcafe.com/lucidcafe/library/96feb/darwin.htm
http://scienceworld.wolfram.com/biography/DarwinCharles.html
http://www.strangescience.net/darwin.htm
  • Douglas, Marjory Stoneman
http://www.cnn.com/EARTH/9805/14/obit.douglas/
http://www.nationalwildlife.org/about/inductees_douglas.cfm
  • Drew, Charles
http://www.phillyburbs.com/BHM/drew.shtml
  • Durrell, Gerald
http://www.thewildones.org/gerald.html
http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Plains/2007/durrell.html
  • Earle, Sylvia A.
http://www.achievement.org/autodoc/page/ear0bio-1
  • Eastwood, Alice
http://www.huh.harvard.edu/libraries/archives/EASTWOOD.html
http://www.csupomona.edu/~larryblakely/whoname/who_east.htm
  • Elion, Gertrude
http://www.invent.org/hall_of_fame/51.html
http://achievement.org/autodoc/page/eli0bio-1
http://britannica.com/nobel/micro/190_14.html
http://www.greatwomen.org/women.php?action=viewone&id=59
  • Fleming, Alexander
http://www.nobel.se/medicine/laureates/1945/fleming-bio.html
http://www.time.com/time/time100/scientist/profile/fleming.html
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aso/databank/entries/bmflem.html__
  • Fossey, Dian
http://www.gorillafund.org/dian_fossey/
  • Fuertes see Agassiz
  • Galdikas, Birute
http://www.science.ca/scientists/scientistprofile.php?pID=7
  • Goodall, Jane
http://www.janegoodall.org/jane/default.asp
http://www.mnsu.edu/emuseum/information/biography/fghij/goodall_jane.html
http://www.wic.org/bio/jgoodall.htm
  • Gould, Stephen Jay
http://emuseum.mnsu.edu/information/biography/fghij/gould_stephen.html
http://encarta.msn.com/encnet/refpages/RefArticle.aspx?refid=761573648
  • Grinnell, George Bird
http://magazine.audubon.org/century/champion.html
http://www.biography.com/search/article.jsp?aid=9321453&search=
http://www.nationalwildlife.org/about/inductees.cfm

  • Hamilton, Alice
http://www.greatwomen.org/women.php?action=viewone&id=73
  • Ho, David
http://www.achievement.org/autodoc/page/hoa0bio-1
http://web.mit.edu/newsoffice/nr/1998/ho.html
http://www.aegis.com/news/bw/1996/bw961219.html
  • Hooke, Robert
http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/history/hooke.html
http://www-history.mcs.st-andrews.ac.uk/Biographies/Hooke.html
  • Hornaday, William Temple
http://usscouts.org/history/hornadaybiography.html
http://www.uiowa.edu/~nathist/Site/explorers%20and%20expeditions/hornadaystory.html
  • Horner, Jack (John R)
http://www.harrywalker.com/speakers_template.cfm?Spea_ID=577&SubcatID=141
http://museum.montana.edu/www/paleocat/jshortbio.html
  • Just, Ernest
http://www.sjsu.edu/depts/Museum/ernest.html
https://webfiles.uci.edu/mcbrown/display/just.html
  • Larmarck, Jean-Baptiste
http://emuseum.mnsu.edu/information/biography/klmno/lemarck_jean.html
http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/history/lamarck.html
  • Leakey, Mary
http://www.mnsu.edu/emuseum/information/biography/klmno/leakey_mary.html
http://www.webster.edu/~woolflm/maryleakey.html
  • Leopold, Aldo
http://www.aldoleopold.org/About/leopold_bio.htm
http://www.wilderness.org/AboutUs/Leopold.cfm
  • Levi-Montalcini, Rita
http://www.nobel.se/medicine/laureates/1986/levi-montalcini-autobio.html
http://zygote.swarthmore.edu/axon1c.html
  • Linnaeus, Carl
http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/history/linnaeus.html
http://www.linnean.org/index.php?id=51
  • Lister, Joseph
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/b.gardner/Lister.html
http://www2.sjsu.edu/depts/Museum/lis.html
  • Lyell, Charles
http://www.sjsu.edu/depts/Museum/lye.html
http://www.angus.gov.uk/history/features/people/lyell.htm
  • MacKaye, Benton
http://www.appalachiantrail.org/site/c.jkLXJ8MQKtH/b.786749/k.D5F9/History.htm
  • Marsh, George Perkins
http://www.uh.edu/engines/epi595.htm
http://www.clarku.edu/departments/marsh/about/
  • McClintock, Barbara
http://www.nobelprize.org/medicine/laureates/1983/mcclintock-autobio.html - *Click on "Autobiography" on right side of the page
http://www.nas.edu/history/members/mcclintock.html
  • Mead, Margaret
http://www.mnsu.edu/emuseum/information/biography/klmno/mead_margaret.html
  • Mendel, Gregor

http://www.mnsu.edu/emuseum/information/biography/klmno/mendel_gregor.html
http://oz.plymouth.edu/~biology/history/mendel.html
  • Mendes, Chico
http://magazine.audubon.org/century/champion.html
http://www.global500.org/feature_6.html
  • Morgan, Ann Haven
http://encarta.msn.com/encyclopedia_761582667/Morgan_Ann_Haven.html
http://www.answers.com/topic/ann-haven-morgan
  • Morgan, Thomas Hunt
http://www.nobel.se/medicine/laureates/1933/morgan-bio.html
  • Moss, Cynthia
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/echo/html/intro.html
  • Muir, John
http://magazine.audubon.org/century/champion.html
http://www.sierraclub.org/john_muir_exhibit/frameindex.html? http://www.sierraclub.org/john_muir_exhibit/life/muir_biography.html
http://www.ecotopia.org/ehof/muir/bio.html
  • Murie, Margaret and Olaus
http://www.wilderness.org/AboutUs/Murie_Bio.cfm
http://www.sierraclub.org/pressroom/releases/pr2003-10-20.asp
http://www.nationalwildlife.org/about/inductees_murie.cfm
  • Nelson, Gaylord
http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=N000033
http://web.missouri.edu/~polidjw/Nelson.html
http://wilderness.org/AboutUs/Nelson_Bio.cfm
  • Nice, Margaret
http://www.columbusaudubon.org/about/MMN.html
http://www.answers.com/topic/margaret-morse-nice
  • Nightingale, Florence
http://www.florence-nightingale.co.uk/flo2.htm
  • Pasteur, Louis
http://www2.lucidcafe.com/lucidcafe/library/95dec/pasteur.html
http://www.louisville.edu/library/ekstrom/special/pasteur/cohn.html
http://scienceworld.wolfram.com/biography/Pasteur.html
  • Patrick, Ruth
http://rpsec.usca.sc.edu/about/DrRPatrick.html
http://www.ecotopia.org/ehof/patrick/index.html
  • Pinchot, Gifford
http://www.fs.fed.us/gt/local-links/historical-info/gifford/gifford.shtml
http://www.phmc.state.pa.us/ppet/pinchot/page1.asp?secid=31
  • Powell, John Wesley
http://www.desertusa.com/magnov97/nov_pap/du_jwpowell.html
http://www.arlingtoncemetery.net/jwpowell.htm
  • Roosevelt, Theodore
http://magazine.audubon.org/century/champion.html
http://www.whitehouse.gov/history/presidents/tr26.html
http://www.theodore-roosevelt.com/trbio.html
http://www.answers.com/topic/theodore-roosevelt
  • Rothschild, Miriam
http://www.answers.com/topic/miriam-rothschild
http://www.bookrags.com/biography/miriam-rothschild-wob
  • Sabin, Albert
http://www.us-israel.org/jsource/biography/Sabin.html
http://www.ohiohistorycentral.org/entry.php?rec=330
  • Sabin, Florence Rena
http://www.nas.edu/history/members/sabin.html__
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/changingthefaceofmedicine/physicians/biography_283.html
http://asteria.fivecolleges.edu/findaids/sophiasmith/mnsss110_bioghist.html
  • Salk, Jonas
http://www.bena.com/lucidcafe/library/95oct/jesalk.html
http://www.wic.org/bio/jsalk.htm
http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/biography/Salk.html
  • Stevens, Nettie Maria
http://www.geneticstv.org/scientists/stevens.htm
http://encarta.msn.com/encyclopedia_761582697/Stevens_Nettie_Maria.html
http://www.faqs.org/health/bios/47/Nettie-Maria-Stevens.html
  • Taussig, Helen
http://www.med.jhu.edu/medarchives/tausbio.htm
http://www.medicalarchives.jhmi.edu/sgml/taussig.html__
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/changingthefaceofmedicine/physicians/biography_316.html
  • Thoreau, Henry David
http://www.ecotopia.org/ehof/thoreau/bio.html
http://owleyes.org/thoreau.htm
  • Turner, Charles Henry
http://www.planet-science.com/text_only/outthere/black_history/turner.html
http://psychology.okstate.edu/museum/turner/turnermain.html
  • van Leeuwenhoek, Anton
http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/history/leeuwenhoek.html
http://www.treasure-troves.com/bios/vanLeeuwenhoek.html
http://www.zephyrus.co.uk/antonvanleeuwenhoek.html
  • Von Humboldt, Alexander
http://www.nahste.ac.uk/isaar/GB_0237_NAHSTE_P0400.html
http://www.phfawcettsweb.org/von.htm
  • Wallace, Alfred Russel
http://emuseum.mnsu.edu/information/biography/uvwxyz/wallace_alfred_russel.html
http://www.britannica.com/eb/article?eu=77951&tocid=93552
http://www.wku.edu/~smithch.index1.htm
http://www.iol.ie/~spice/alfred.htm
  • Watson, James
http://www.nobel.se/medicine/laureates/1962/watson-bio.html
  • Wexler, Nancy
http://www.iwaswondering.org/nancy_scrapbook_main.html
http://www.huntington-assoc.com/Interview%20with%20Nancy%20Wexler.pdf
http://www.answers.com/topic/nancy-wexler
  • Wilkins, Maurice
http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/medicine/laureates/1962/wilkins-bio.html
http://scienceworld.wolfram.com/biography/Wilkins.htmlhttp://www.nndb.com/people/979/000030889/
  • Wilson, Edward O.
http://www.saveamericasforests.org/wilson/bio.htm
http://www.archives.state.al.us/famous/academy/e_wilson.html
http://www.answers.com/topic/edward-osborne-wilson?cat=technology
  • Wright, Jane Cook
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/changingthefaceofmedicine/physicians/biography_336.html
http://jchemed.chem.wisc.edu/JCEWWW/Features/eChemists/Bios/wright.html
  • Yalow, Rosalyn
http://www.nobel.se/medicine/laureates/1977/yalow-autobio.html
http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/biography/Yalow.html