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Digging Up Artifacts On Line

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Why is it important to preserve historical documents and artifacts? Examine the role of primary source documents and the availability of these documents on the Internet. Middle and high schoolers write a journal about the nature of...
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Taming the Wild Wiki

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Take a look at the credibility of online sources such as Wikipedia. Discussion points and handouts are included to facilitate a meaningful and informative dialogue. Tips are given on how to determine if a Wikipedia article is reliable...
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Credible Sources on the Internet: What to Trust, What to Dismiss and When to Cite a Source

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Wait, you mean researchers don't all use Wikipedia? Teach your class about intelligent research with a lesson about evaluating digital sources. The lesson starts with a quickwrite and includes vocabulary exercises and several...
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Prehistoric Pen Pals

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars read online information and identify relevant information about a particular dinosaur species, assume the personality of a specific dinosaur species, and write online "getting to know you" letters to other...
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Anchialine Cave Species

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Ever heard of a stygofauna or a stygobite? How about an anchialine cave? Set your young biologists on a quest to find information about organisms that live in and have adapted to life in caves located near the water. Class members then...
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Analogy Jeopardy

For Teachers 6th - 8th
This is Jeopardy! Well, more specifically, this a Jeopardy game for your English language arts class. On the first of this 2-day activity, learners participate in Analogy Jeopardy. On the second day, small groups work in the computer lab...
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ICYouSee: A Lesson in Critical Thinking

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Stress the importance of authenticating online resources and understanding the sources of websites' information with this activity. Using a Web-based activity, the lesson prompts young learners to think critically about determining the...
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Conducting Research Online

For Teachers 9th - 11th
In a day and age when publishing online has never been easier, high schoolers need to know how to identify a credible source. Choose the PowerPoint slides most relevant to your lesson and spend more time on the hands-on activities provided.
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Gauguin Mini-WebQuest and Report

For Students 7th - 9th
Explore the world of art with this WebQuest, which provides several resource links to learn about Paul Gauguin's life and art. After finishing the research, young artists can synthesize the information into a research report. The lesson...
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Cassatt Mini-Webquest and Report

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Enrich your class with this artistic and well-organized WebQuest about Mary Cassatt. Given a series of links about Cassatt's life and works, pupils complete online research and compile their results into a report. The activity provides...
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Researching and Narrowing Topics

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Internet research is becoming more common, so why not conduct an online research project in your classroom? Use this resource to get you and your class started. The instructional activity includes basic instructions and a list of...
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The World of Work: Job Applications

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students use online resources and activities to examine the vocabulary of a job application. In this job application lesson, students review and take sample online job readiness exams. Students read a publication about completing a job...
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Animal Research

For Teachers K - 1st
Youngsters get a taste for research as they explore animal characteristics. Following a class study on animals, scholars choose one they would like to know more about. Use your school's library program to help introduce students to the...
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What Can You Find in the Cabinet?

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Looking in the cabinet can be fascinating! Examine the various departments of the Executive Cabinet in this group research project, which jigsaws so each small group has a different department and presents to the class. Groups create...
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A Tour of Europe-Data Collection

For Teachers 6th
Research and data collection are important skills for school success. This lesson, comparing European countries to North Carolina, provides a way to practice these skills. There is list of websites, including Lonely Planet, that will...
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Making a Travel Brochure of a Louisiana Parish

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Although the attachments for this travel brochure project are no longer linked, you can still use the idea here and create your own assignment sheet and rubric. Learners choose a parish in Louisiana (or a city in your state) to research,...
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Financial Institution Comparison

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Once learners are ready to choose a bank, how do they make a smart decision for their financial needs? Scholars help each other by jigsawing the research in groups. After introducing checking and savings accounts with the attached...
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Basic Search Methods Using Online Resources

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders practice using technology to gather information. In this online research lesson, 2nd graders use technology to find information for a research project. Students write a research paper, and give a presentation to the class...
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Learning to Summarize an Article

For Teachers 8th - Higher Ed
In this summary skill worksheet, students research various online websites to educate themselves on what a summary is, when to write one, and how. Students are then required to find an article, read, and summarize with options for...
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Dude, You Gotta Move

For Students 5th - 10th
In this biomes worksheet, students create a project about biomes after completing online research with websites given. Students complete 4 steps in completing their project.
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Weather and Locality

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this weather research worksheet, students research the weather a specific location. Students mark the location on the globe and then list how the weather affects people there.
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Use Boolean Search Terms to Shorten Web Searches

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Have you ever conducted a Web search and received too many hits? Teach your class about Boolean search terms and provide them time to practice conducting efficient online searches. This lesson plan contains several fun activities which...
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Exploring Heroism

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Students research heroism online. In this heroism lesson, students use the documentary of Heroes of Ground Zero to explore the theme of heroism. Students complete five days of activities to research and participate in activities that...
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Pick a Playwright

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Have your learners investigate playwrights. In order to prepare for the final PowerPoint, scholars do online research on a playwright and read a play written by this playwright, focusing in particular on one character in the play. When...