A current events paper

A current events paper. In it you will look in the daily news for a scientific topic that interests you, and then you will go beyond what is reported in the article by discussing the long range history of this topic.


The article must have an author and a publication date. The topic must be related to our textbook in some way that you can connect in your paper.

With this assignment, you will learn how to do proper and adequate research and write a short paper with a central thesis statement. This paper is at least TWO complete double-spaced pages of text (Times New Roman, font size 12), not including bibliography or title page, and you must cite a minimum of THREE sources, in addition to the selected current events article and our textbook. These sources are as follows:

a. ONE primary source from the era in which you are writing about.

b. TWO scholarly secondary sources from peer reviewed journals or books.

Template is attached