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112 resources with the concept search engines

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An Introduction to Search Engine

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Learners practice researching on the Internet using various search engines.
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Evaluating Internet Resources

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders conduct research using the Internet. For this Internet resources lesson, 4th graders evaluate the source of information found online and compare the benefits and risks of using the Internet. Students use information...
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Where Do Animals Come From?

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young scholars use library search engines to research an animal and its origin. In this animal research lesson, students research their assigned animal using ProQuest. Young scholars then find the country of origin of the animal using a...
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Technology: Questions for Inquiry

For Students 4th - 5th
In this online research worksheet, students study the image of the computer and write 3 questions about topics to research online.
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Finding Information

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore methods to navigate and search information on a CD-ROM and the internet. They observe a demonstration of how to use an index on the CD-ROM and then how to use various search engines. Students explore how to link words...
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Using Craig's List

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the use of the internet website of Craig's List in order to find housing to live in. They make a list from the worksheet included in the lesson plan and look for details needed to make a housing decision. The plan...
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Writing and Technology-Part 1

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students begin composing a letter to be sent to the editor of a newspaper. After completing an Internet search for an article, they write a letter to express an opinion in response to the article they chose. They practice the five...
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Searching the Net: The American Revolution

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders explore the events which led to the American Revolution. They use the internet to search for information about the American Revolution. Students complete a worksheet.
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Summer Trip

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders utilize the Internet for use of search engines to plan a trip. They research and develop expenses for a trip and divide and round the cost of things to the nearest tenth.
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President Internet Project

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Students utilize search engines to locate information on one of the first five Presidents of the United States. Students utilize various technological skills that incorporate higher level thinking, analysis, and summarization. Students...
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"Google, What?"

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students understand what a search engine is and distinguish the differences between it and human-created directories. They discover that search engines with fewer hits are the most desirable.
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WWW, Part 2: The URL and Search Engines

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students examine the process for the creation of a home page and the use of HTML or Hypertext Markup Language. the lesson was originally written for librarians with little or no net experiences.
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Search Engine Evaluation and Research of Egyptian Gods

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students evaluate the data provided by a selection of search engines as they research a variety of topics related to social studies. The basis of the evaluation is usefulness of the data provided and ease of use.
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Evaluating General Web Search Tools: Which are Best?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students develop a topic statement or research question. They examine the best use of search engines and directories to effectively retrieve good information.
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Ancient Egypt - To the Library We Go! (Smart Searching)

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders go to the school library and explore how to use a search engine to narrow down their topic for a research project.
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BUS: The Internet

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students become acquainted with Internet terms, and practice searching for information on the Internet.