Natural science• It must focus on the development of an important theory.
• What important new evidence or reinterpretation of existing evidence prompted the acceptance of the theory? What rival theories, if any, were overcome?
• It would be ideal if your topic touches base with one or more of the themes in the latter half of the course (conservation laws, thermodynamics, genetics, etc.). The topic does not have to BE one of those topics, but if these ideas come into play, you must show your understanding of them.
• Use at least three sources. These can be magazine articles, books, quality online journals and encyclopedias are also acceptable.