Each student is required to turn in a brief summary of a magazine or internet article,
worth 50 points, due on or before March 21st.
The procedure for this assignment is as follows:
  1. Choose a magazine or internet article on a topic of interest to you that relates to any of the topics covered in this class, written in the last 5 years. The NMSU-C library can be a great resource to help with this, or choose from one of the suggested magazines below.

  2. Write a summary of this article, in your own words, that is from 1 to 1-1/2 pages in length, typed. Include your impressions and opinions about what was contained in it.

  3. Include information about the source of your article, such as the magazine name, date, issue, URL, etc.

Arizona Highways
National Geographic
Natural History
New Mexico
Science News
Scientific American
U.S. News & World Report

** This list is not exclusive. Any other magazine with a relevant article will do. If you are not sure about your article - ASK!

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