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Socrative Student Response System


How to Read a Web Address (or URL)
Great explanation by November Learning

Sample Web Sites


Dihydrogen Monoxide Research

Save the Pacific Northwest Tree Octopus

All About Explorers

Dog Island

Other Resources to Use for Searching


Internet Public Library (subject directory!)

Google Advanced Scholar Search

Burlington High School Library--Search Tool Page

Sweet Search

Additional Resources


The Five W's of Web Site Evaluation poster

ClassZone Web Research Guide
Great activities and lessons to use with your students about evaluating the Internet created by McDougal Littell

Information Literacy Resources
Fantastic resource from November Learning--"Our information literacy material demystifies the process of finding and validating online information. These vital skills are needed as students prepare for our global economy."

Critical Evaluation Information
An extensive collection of resources for both teachers and students including many variations of a Critical Evaluation Survey from Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators

Suggestions for Successful Internet Assignments
From New Mexico State University Library

Web Site Evaluation Tool
An interactive web site that helps you determine whether or not a web site is good for your research

Evaluating Information--Applying the CRAAP Test
From the Meriam Library, California State University, Chico