Before you can start your research, you need to build a foundation of knowledge about your topic. Your textbook and assigned readings provide you with much of what you need. The library provides some other sources that can help you build that knowledge.
Here is a great Reference book on evolution:
Two more great place to start your search for fundamental understanding:
Try your search terms in both!
All real research begins with a question that requires you to gather, analyze, and synthesize information.
To help you develop your question, use the research goal form below.