Research Skills Teacher Resources

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STEM on Station

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The STEM on Station series offers students the next best thing to being astronauts on the International Space State. The 18 NASA videos in this collection bring viewers into the space station to observe how these teacher scientists live,...
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TeachEngineering: Earthquakes Living Lab

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th Standards
Seven activities make up the TeachEngineering: Earthquakes Living Lab Collection. Activities designed for grades K-8 include “Geology and the 1906 San Francisco Quake,” “Designing for Disaster,” and “The Theory of Plate Tectonics.”...
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The Lessons of 1704

For Teachers 5th
The eight lessons in the inquiry-based media literacy unit “The Lessons of 1704” introduce upper elementary scholars to the factors that contributed to the growth of inter-group hostilities among the French, English, and Native Americans...
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Research Skills: Information Retrieval and Evaluation

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Focus on research skills, specifically identifying key words and concepts on a specific topic and evaluating information for relevance and authority. This is part of a multi-step instructional activity on Ancient Rome; however, it is...
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Conducting Research

For Teachers 7th - 9th
"Conducting Research" is a short presentation that walks secondary students through steps for researching. Plagiarism, style, citing, and creating bibliographies are overviewed. While this is a short slide show, it would be useful to add...
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Researching Skills: Researching on the Web

For Students 7th - 9th
How do researchers narrow their searches so that they get the most useful and accurate information available? This essential question is at the heart of the activities suggested by a research skills worksheet. Tips include how to craft...
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EngageNY

Research Skills, Part 2: Natural Resource Development and How It Modifies the Physical Environment

For Teachers 5th Standards
Name your source. Scholars receive research folders with articles of information about natural resources. They use the sources to conduct research to answer questions about how Canada's environment meets the needs of the people and how...
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Research Skills: Evaluating Information and Sources

For Teachers 7th - 12th
While this focuses on Ancient Rome, the objectives are improved research and information evaluation skills. In one class period, class members narrow their topic, research it, select the best information, log useful sources, and discuss...
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Assessing Research Materials

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Teaching learners how to evaluate a research source is an important part of the research process. The fresh idea here is that groups first develop a list of reasons why resources should be evaluated, transform these reasons into...
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Two Truths and a Lie: Internet Research Skills

For Teachers 9th - 12th
It's tough for high schoolers to assess what is a credible resource and what is not. A helpful resource prompts class members to research a particular topic and record two facts—and create one lie—while documenting the sources. They then...
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EngageNY

Grade 9 ELA Module 3, Unit 2, Lesson 2

For Teachers 9th Standards
Focusing on a specific inquiry and area of investigation, ninth graders continue their research projects and portfolios based on Temple Grandin's Animals in Translation and their questions. The activity guides readers through the...
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Lesson: More Than Meets the Eye

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Older learners analyze a controversial painting entitled The Cutting Scene, Mandan O-kee-pa Ceremony 1832. They use the issues raised in the image to construct debate arguments questioning if the artist's painting exploits Native...
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Researching Skills: Taking Notes

For Students 8th - 9th
The how and why of note taking is the focus of a four-page worksheet. Tips include how to take notes in class, how to prepare note cards for a speech, how to fill out note cards on readings, and where to keep notes. Whether distributed...
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Test Your Research Skills - Things to do in London

For Students 5th - 7th
In this research skills worksheet, students complete sentences by inserting names of places in London. A word bank of twenty words is given for twenty questions.
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Test Your Research Skills: World Wide Web 1

For Students 4th - 6th
For this research skills worksheet, students match web address extensions with the country represented by researching on the Internet.
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Test Your Research Skills: Spotlight on Derby, UK 1

For Students 4th - 6th
In this research skills worksheet, students search the Internet to find answers to questions about derby, UK.
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Test Your Research Skills - Spotlight on Derby, UK

For Students 6th - 8th
In this research skills worksheet, learners answer ten multiple choice questions about the city of Derby in the UK. Questions refer to parts of the city and some history of the city.
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Research Skills - Famous Britons - Part 2

For Students 5th - 8th
In this research skills worksheet, students use the library or Internet to determine why 8 famous Britons are still famous today. They write a short answer after completing the research.
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Test Your Research Skills - Famous Britons – When Were They Born?

For Students 9th - 11th
In this research skills worksheet, students write a list of 15 famous Britons in their birth order. They find the birthday of each one using an encyclopedia or an Internet search.
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Test Your Research Skills- More Interesting Place Names in England, Scotland, and Wales

For Students 4th - 5th
In this research skills worksheet, students examine a list of names of 20 towns and villages in England, Scotland, and Wales. They use an atlas of Great Britain to find any fake names and place a mark in the box next to it.
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Caravel: Research Skills

For Students 6th - 10th
In this research skills worksheet, students research the 11 listed ship parts of a 15th century caravel. Students then draw and label a caravel.
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Roman Holiday in Google Earth

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Young scholars plan an itinerary for an educational trip to Rome. In this research skills lesson, students use Google Earth to conduct research for their project in their travel teams. Young scholars also set up blogs to share their...
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Guild Hall

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Incorporate a research project into your study of Shakespeare and the Renaissance Period. Class members assume the role of an apprentice seeking membership in one of the various guilds that existed during the Renaissance period.  After...
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Researching Information on the Internet

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Practice Internet research skills. Each class member will need Internet access in order to follow along as you model how to search using key words and to do their own research on African and Asian elephants. Their notes will go into a...