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9. Search Strategies

Introduction

Welcome to Search Strategies! If you are like most people, it is very easy to get lost and spend hours trying to find the correct answer to your question while on the Internet. Never fear, because you are going to learn the best sites for doing your research and you will never again spend hours lost in the huge spiderweb of the Internet.  


Learning Objectives

When you have completed this Thing you will:‚Äč

  1. know how to search for and evaluate information [Knowledge Constructor]

  2. know the best tools for doing research [Knowledge Constructor]

  3. know how to search safely [Knowledge Constructor]

  4. be able to properly cite sources [Knowledge Constructor]


Quest 1:  Michigan eLibrary

Learn how to use Michigan eLibrary, boolean logic and dictionary.com for your classwork. 

I am ready for Quest 1      


Quest 2: SAFE SearchING 

Learn about safe search engines for students. 

I am ready for Quest 2


Quest 3: Web Site Evaluation

Learn which websites are the most accurate, reliable and safe to use. 

I am ready for Quest 3


Quest 4: Citing Your Source

Learn how to give credit to the author of a source. 

I am ready for Quest 4


Quest 5: Fake or Real

Learn the difference between fact and fiction. 

 I am ready for Quest 5 


Quest 6: Advanced Search With Google

Learn the best sites for doing your research and you will never again spend hours lost in the huge spiderweb of the Internet.  

 I am ready for Quest 1


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