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SEARCHING ONLINE

   

Using the Web @ Education Place
A friendly turtle is your guide for a lesson on: finding and using search engines, using key words, picking from different web sites, and evaluating what you found.

KidsConnect's research toolbox for students
H
elps you become more comfortable with the research process. In KCTools you'll find help with four basic phases of the research process. It begins with "I wonder" and asks you to think about your question or topic and how to seek further advice on the Internet.

QUICK The Quality Information Checklist
You can't always believe what you read. This site gives great tips on how to tell sites you can trust from ones you can't.

 

 KIDS' SEARCH ENGINES

Ask For Kids
Ask (formerly Ask Jeeves) pointsto a Web page that provides an answer (according to Ask, answers have been screened for appropriateness)



KidsClick!

Backed by librarians, KidsClick lists about 5,000 web sites in various categories.


Yahooligans

Yahoo for kids, designed for ages 7 to 12. Sites are hand-picked to be appropriate for children.

Updated 12/07
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