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What Are Boolean Operators and How Can they Help Me With My Research?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Introduce your researchers to George Boole and the most common Boolean operators: Not, And, and Or. The color-coded slides and clever illustrations make clear this system of logic, and the combined search terms will improve the quality...
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Analyzing the Internet for English Learners

For Teachers 3rd - Higher Ed
English language learners explore the Internet! First, they discuss common Internet vocabulary such as homepage, results, images, etc. Then, they complete a scavenger hunt where they visit Google, Yahoo, and MSN webpages and explore...
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The Hatfield and McCoy Feud

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Learners explore West Virginia history with regard to Mountain and Appalachian Culture. They compare and contrast life now with life 100-150 years ago. They write and illustrate a short story about the life of children 100-150 years ago....
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The Key To Keywords

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Finding information on the Internet requires good keywords and strategic thinking. Learners in grades three through five utilize embedded handouts to devise their own search strategies to find information needed to answer several...
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Summer of the Monkeys

For Teachers 6th - 8th
While reading the book Summer of the Monkeys by Wilson Rawls, the class ties together the core reading objectives, which are making predictions, comprehending new information, reading for author's purpose, independence in reading, and...
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Choosing A Search Site

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Computer savvy kids construct a lift-the-flap poster to aid them in selecting appropriate search sites for research and information gathering. Through online observations, they record and compare the features of four children's search...
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All About Our Town

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Pupils explore brochure writing. They work in groups to brainstorm and categorize important places in their community. In addition, they gather information from the Internet, take pictures using a digital camera, and create a community...
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Pearl Harbor

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Learners use a map to locate World War II's Pacific Theater. Using provided links, they research this region during the war and learn about veterans. They invite a veteran of the war to visit the class and ask them questions based on...
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Controlling Stress While Delivering Oral Presentations

For Teachers 3rd - 9th
Are your elementary and middle schoolers terrified to give an oral presentation to the class? Elementary and middle schoolers understand and demonstrate at least three strategies to decrease stress levels while making oral presentations....
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Simple Internet Searching Lesson 2

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Learn how to use search engines and keywords! Learners evaluate the information process using given criteria and determine ways in which the process may be improved.
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Crawling the Web

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Choosing a search engine can often be a quick decision when you want the answer to a question quickly. Demonstrate the myriad of ways learners can find the information they need on the Internet with an interactive technology...
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Space Needle

For Students 5th - 7th
Students explore search engines. For this Internet search worksheet, students look for the words "needle" and "space needle" using five specified search engines. Students record the number of hits on each and then answer 4 questions...
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Treatments for Characters' Problems

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students research treatments for problems associated with specific characters.  In this online research lesson, students use kid-friendly search engines to find information that will help a character from Charlie and the Chocolate...
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Identifying Search Engines to Complete Assignments

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners examine how search engines, directories, and meta-search engines work and compare and contrast their various features. They discuss what a search engine is and develop a list of search engines they have used, read and discuss a...
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Oh, What a Tangled Web!

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars research how different World Wide Web search engines work and navigate these engines to find information on a specific topic. They write a reflective journal entry about the in-class topic search on the World Wide Web.
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Butterflies, Butterflies, Butterflies

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Transform your class into a butterfly museum! Research different types of butterflies, their habitat, and life cycle. Interactive components such as PowerPoint presentations, Claymation movies, and webpages add pizzaz to the museum...
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Better Searches. Better Results.

For Teachers 5th - 12th
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...
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Conducting Research and Listing Sources

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders use the Internet for research, list their sources, gather information and take organized notes.  In this conducting research lesson, 5th graders evaluate web sources, set up writing journals, write rough draft of given...
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Jump-Starting Research with the Visual Thesaurus

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students practice expanding their vocabulary by utilizing a visual thesaurus.  In this web search lesson, students examine search engine inquiries by utilizing different keywords to get different results.  Students work with a personal...
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Computer Literacy

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students use the Yahoo! website features and search engine to look for information needed to complete an Internet scavenger hunt. Through teacher modeling, they open and close various links and websites to find specific information.
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Searching Near and Far Learning

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners explore locating information on the Web. In groups, students research a variety of topics to determine the effectiveness of various search engines. Learners write a review of their team's search engine.
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Where in the World is the Wide Web?

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders investigate how the web works and how to search effectively. In this Internet use lesson, 6th graders brainstorm positive and negative experiences they have had while on the Internet. Students view two web sites to learn...
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Keyword Searching

For Students 6th - 9th
Sure, most kids know how to navigate the Internet, but do they know how to gather information pertinent to their research topic? Distribute this worksheet to help them gain an understanding of keywords and how to use them to search for...
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Criminal or Hero

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Young scholars investigate slavery in America circa the American Revolution. They will examine point- of view and perspective as they research a variety of informational resources. While this is designed to be used with the PBS video...