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Capstone Project Resources

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Capstone Project Page

The Capstone Project Handbook for the Class of 2018 is available here.  Check the locker to the left for additional resources and important documents.

Capstone Essay Resources

It is best to begin your research using the Gale Databases.  When you are ready to branch out consider the following starting points on the World Wide Web:

ProCon.org - Pros and Cons of controversial issues.

Dogpile - Metasearch engine combining several popular search tools

Google Scholar -  a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature

Google Advanced Search  - refine your results

Yippy - Metasearch engine combining several popular search tools

iZito - Metasearch engine combining several popular search tools

Volunteer Websites

20 Ways for Teenagers to Help Others by Volunteering

Volunteer Match - Search engine for volunteer opportunities

826 Valencia - Young writer's program started by Dave Eggers (author of What is the What)

Amnesty International

Bay Area Volunteer Information Center - Database of volunteer opportunities

Children's Creativity Museum - Inspire creativity in children

City Team - Organization serving the poor and homeless

Dandelions Unlimited - Organize sustainability projects in your school

Farm Aid - Keep America growing

Hands on Bay Area - Local volunteer services

La Cocina - Cultivating food entrepreneurs

One Brick -- "Volunteering Made Easy"

Pacifica Gardens - Increase environmental awareness in your community

Reading Partners - Tutoring

SF Bike Coalition - Promoting the bicycle for everyday transportation

SF Education Fund - Improve student success

SF Symphony - Share your love of music

Special Olympics

Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco--Help build homes for those in need

Precita Eyes-- Mural projects

South San Francisco Public Library - Volunteer opportunities

STAND - Student led organization to end genocide/danger in Darfur, Congo, Burma and other areas

Volunteer Center - Serving San Francisco and San Mateo Counties


last updated 11/17/17