Wading Through the Web Student HandoutComplete the worksheet below as you move through thePowerPoint Presentation.1. Can y...
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Wading through the web student handout

  1. 1. Wading Through the Web Student HandoutComplete the worksheet below as you move through thePowerPoint Presentation.1. Can you think of any other ways the Internet and other texts aredifferent? The same?____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________2. After looking at the first two to three sites on Google, how helpful do youthink the information is?___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________How is the information in Yahoo! different from the information you found inGoogle?___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________3. How might a metasearch engine like CactiSearch be more helpful than aregular search engine?___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________4. List the categories from Dogpile that you might use to write a reportabout the life and accomplishments of Vasco da Gama._______________________ _____________________________________________ _____________________________________________ ______________________5. How does the information you get from Ask.com differ from theinformation you got on other search engines?___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________6. How would you explain the benefits of using an Advanced Search tosomeone who had never tried it before?__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
  2. 2. 7. What would you type into the search box if you wanted to find out aboutthe Vasco da Gama Church?__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________What would you type into the search box if you wanted to find out aboutVasco da Gama or any other Portuguese explorers?__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________What would you type into the search box if you wanted to find out aboutVasco da Gama’s voyages and also find a map of the countries where helanded?__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________8. Fill in the following information for the website linked on the PowerPoint(Historic Figures: Vasco da Gama:http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/gama_vasco_da.shtml)Author: _____________________________________________Title: ______________________________________________Web address: ________________________________________Copyright date: _______________________________________Date found: __________________________________________What format would you use to cite this source in a bibliography?___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Copyright 2006 IRA/NCTE. All rights reserved.ReadWriteThink materials may be reproduced for educational purposes.

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