Investigating Search Engines and Directories
Sixth graders discover a variety of electronic resources. In this research skills lesson, 6th graders explore the role of search engines, directories, and meta-search engines in searching for electronic resources.
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Better Searches. Better Results.
Show your researchers how to get better results when using a search engine to find information with a template that models 10 search strategies. The suggestions explain what to type, what the search engines does, and what results users...
5th - 12th 21st Century Skills
Use Boolean Search Terms to Shorten Web Searches
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...
6th - 9th 21st Century Skills
Internet Search Engines: An Introduction
What is a search engine? A thorough introduction to using and understanding search engines gives children practice finding primary source documents. A fun Internet scavenger hunt (which is included) gives an opportunity for individual...
3rd - 12th 21st Century Skills
Generating Ideas for Electricity Generation
Electricity is an integral part of our daily lives, but many energy sources are damaging the environment. Young engineers read about innovations in alternative energy sources, then work in groups to design and build a model of a system...
3rd - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Inspiration: Research Papers 1-2-3: Diagram, Outline, Publish
Bring research papers into the 21st century using this guide to Inspiration Software. Using a pre-made template, learners research and fill in various sections to organize their findings for the perfectly structured paper. They keep...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed