Citations are written following a number of different style guides, with the most common being APA and MLA. Here is the information you will need to make your citation:

  • Author and/or editor names (if available); last names first.

The author of any activity is Pivot Interactives.

  • "Article name in quotation marks."

This will be the name of the activity. For example, in the activity below, the title is "Surface Tension and Intermolecular Forces."

  • Title of the website, project, or book in italics.

The title of the website is

  • Any version numbers available, including editions (ed.), revisions, posting dates, volumes (vol.), or issue numbers (no.).

Scroll to the BOTTOM of the page. You will see a version number in the center. This is the version number for the activity.

  • Publisher information, including the publisher name and publishing date.

All content is published by Pivot Interactives, SBC.

  • Take note of any page numbers (p. or pp.) or paragraph numbers (par. or pars.).

This is for a direct quote. We suggest using the section number and the question number if you are directly quoting content in the activity.

  • DOI (if available), otherwise a URL (without the https://) or permalink.

Each activity has a unique URL at the top of the page. This may be hidden if you are accessing Pivot from your smartphone. If so, check your smartphone browser to get the link.

  • The date you accessed the material (Date Accessed).

While not required, saving this information is highly recommended, especially when dealing with pages that change frequently or do not have a visible copyright date.

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