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51 resources with the keyterm search engines

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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 lesson....
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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
Students explore locating information on the Web. In groups, students research a variety of topics to determine the effectiveness of various search engines. Students 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...
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Family Recipes

For Teachers 4th - 8th
After interviewing family members, elementary and middle schoolers type up a family recipe using the Smart Notebook template provided. Then they should use the Kidspiration template to write a narrative about their recipe, along with...
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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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Creating a PowerPoint Displaying Respectful Behavior

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Respect is vital to every relationship and every classroom. Here you will find a resource which will help your pupils to create a multimedia presentation on the topic of respect. They relate their personal behavior and experiences with...
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Survival of Native American Culture

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students research the five tribes of the Iroquois Nation focusing on housing, food, clothing, transportation, religion, and language. They research using Internet sources and book mark sites for reuse.
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Where Do Animals Come From?

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students use library search engines to research an animal and its origin. In this animal research lesson, students research their assigned animal using ProQuest. Students then find the country of origin of the animal using a library...
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Differences Between Resource Types

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Google it! Like Kleenix, Google has genericized. But when beginning a project, young researchers need to go beyond search engines and become aware of the different types of research resources available. Introduce the options with a...
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Finding Your Way in the World Wide Web

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Researchers practice grouping items to explore the concept of a database. They apply these concepts to the WWW search engine format and consider why it is important to enter the most specific information.
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Historical Locations of The Civil Rights Movement

For Teachers 7th - 9th
A geographic perspective helps historians learn about significant eras such as the civil rights movement. Through research and source analysis, learners create a report depicting a significant location of this time. They synthesize their...
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Hunt the Fact Monster #27

For Students 3rd
In this search engine activity, 3rd graders will need to use factmonster.com to discover answers. Students will respond to 10 short answer questions using the given website.
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Discovering Differences Between Internet Search Engines

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students explore the differences in search engines available on the Internet. Most users are unaware of the differences between search engines. Some sample larger or smaller portions of the World Wide Web than others.
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Internet Search Engines: An Introduction

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
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...
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Don't Get Lost on the Web

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Scholars discuss purpose of search engines, define World Wide Web, become familiar with website addresses, demonstrate understanding of site updating, create a list of topics about which they would like more information, and visit at...
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Organizing Internet Research

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Explore technology by participating in a data collection activity. Your class identifies significant sources to research school topics, such as search engines and digital reference sites. They utilize a printed outline to form...
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Internet Challenge Worksheet

For Teachers 4th - 6th
In this Internet usage worksheet, students navigate to a specific website online, all of which are search engines. Students are then instructed to search on a specific word and answer questions based on the results they get. There are 7...
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Internet Challenge Worksheet

For Teachers 4th - 7th
For this Internet usage worksheet, students navigate to a specific search engine website and enter the word "Oregon Trail". Students then answer 7 questions based on their results.
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Contemporary Civic-life Issue Research Based Essay

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders write a five paragraph persuasive essay on a contemporary civic-life issue.
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The History of Paper Money

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners research the history of paper money using the Internet in order to answer questions and create their own bills.
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Prospective Teachers Adopt a High School Research Class

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers explore differences in search engines. They explore strategies by which to evaluate electronic sources of information. Students explore effective use of PowerPoint for presentations.
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Start Your Engines: An Internet Research Lesson

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders engage in a lesson which offers informational how-tos for conducting research on the Internet. Three search engines are introduced and used to gather information to solve a specific problem.
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Investigating Search Engines and Directories

For Teachers 6th
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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Hunt the Fact Monster

For Students 3rd
In this search engine worksheet, 3rd graders will need to use factmonster.com to discover answers. Students will respond to 10 short answer questions using the given website.
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An Introduction to Search Engine

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students practice researching on the Internet using various search engines.
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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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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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"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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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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BUS: The Internet

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