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K-12 Partnership
  K - 12 Partnership Online Materials    2000 - 2001

Internet Searching Strategies
Camden Middle Technology School Site Visit
May 9, 2001


The purpose of today's session is to learn how to use the Internet by experiencing the technology first-hand. It is designed for the novice to an experienced user of the Internet.  We will explain how to search  the Internet for educational information.  In particular, this workshop will focus on how to locate unique and compelling resources through various online search tools like directories, search engines etc.  In addition, you will learn how to select the most appropriate search tool, online or offline, how to narrow your search, and review some related searching concepts like Internet Safety, citing information, etc.

In addition, if the need arises, we will discuss the different parts of Netscape and/or Internet Explorer, and let you practice your surfing skills through guided activities.


Searching the Internet for Information

Planning Searches

When we do searches on the Internet, we often waste a lot of time.  A little planning before-hand can help you find the information you are looking for.  Some useful tools for planning include:
Word Webs
Idea Maps
Concept Maps

Related Searching Information

Internet Safety Information

Evaluating Web Resources

Citing Internet Resources


Additional Searching Resources

Internet Searching Tools & Tutorials

Boolean Logic

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