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Task 1:Non-Fiction BooksBrown, Paul. Global pollution.Gifford, Clive. Pollution.Haddock, Patricia. Environmental time bomb...
Task 2:                                                     Reference Books                                               ...
Task 3:  Electronic Reference books from GVRLStep 1Go to: http://bit.ly/wMPWepStep 2Type in the search bar at the top of t...
Task 4:Find a newspaper article in Gale Science in ContextStep 1Open the topic Water Pollution here: http://bit.ly/xoHlLDS...
Task 5:Find a magazine article in Gale Science in Context                                                                 ...
Task 6:Using Gale Power SearchStep 1Open PowerSearch: bit.ly/zzkB7qStep 2Type in the search term: Oil Spill               ...
Task 7:Finding a WebsiteStep 1Use instagrok.comStep 2Try some of the following search terms:Clean Water ActWater Quality...
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7th grade ELA Mini-Research for Flush

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The students in Mrs. Valence's 7th grade ELA class read Flush by Carl Hiaason. The students will select one print resource from task card 1 or 2 and three electronic sources from task cards 3-7. They will complete an annotated bibliography at the end of this lesson.

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  1. 1. Task 1:Non-Fiction BooksBrown, Paul. Global pollution.Gifford, Clive. Pollution.Haddock, Patricia. Environmental time bomb : our threatened planet.Haley, James. Pollution.Woods, Michael, and Mary B. Woods. Environmental disasters.Workman, James G. Water. Step 1 Choose a non-fiction title and open the index. Step 2 Try one of the following keywords to find information: Oil spill Water Depletion Water Conservation http://quest.eb.com/images/132/132_1252/132_1252565-W.jpg Clean Water Act Water Pollution Step 3 Use autocite in Easybib by entering the ISBN on the book tab to create a citation. Step 4 Add an annotation to this citation. In the annotation list key words that you used, describe why this source is relevant for your research and indicate what pages you used.
  2. 2. Task 2: Reference Books The atlas of global conservation : changes, challenges, and opportunities to make a difference. U·X·L encyclopedia of water science. 3 volumes Wetlands. International environmental disputes : a reference handbook. Handbook of water use and conservation : [homes, landscapes, businesses, industries, farms].Step 1Choose a reference book and start with the index.Step 2Try one of the following keywords to find information:Oil spill/sWater Pollution Or Water QualityWetlands, importance of,Watersheds http://quest.eb.com/images/115/115_2693/115_2693596-W.jpgWater, treatment of,PollutionWater ConservationStep 3Use autocite in Easybib by entering the ISBN on the book tab to create acitation.Step 4Add an annotation to this citation. In the annotation list key words that youused, describe why this source is relevant for your research and indicatewhat pages you used.
  3. 3. Task 3: Electronic Reference books from GVRLStep 1Go to: http://bit.ly/wMPWepStep 2Type in the search bar at the top of the page using one ofthese keywords: http://quest.eb.com/images/132_1238612Water QualityWater PollutionWater TreatmentWater ConservationOil spillOROpen one of reference titles and start with the index. Use one of thekeywords from the list above to find information in the index.Step 3Find a chapter or section with information that you think is important.Step 4Add an annotation to this citation. In the annotation list key words that youused, describe why this source is relevant for your research and indicatewhat pages you used.
  4. 4. Task 4:Find a newspaper article in Gale Science in ContextStep 1Open the topic Water Pollution here: http://bit.ly/xoHlLDStep 2Scroll down until you see “News” on the leftandclick “View All 610”. Choose a newspaper article that you think http://quest.eb.com/images/115/115_2701/115_2701210-W.jpgmight have important information.Step 3Use Citation tools to import the citation from Gale into Easybib.Step 4Add an annotation to this citation. In the annotation describe whythis source is relevant for your research and add a permalink for thissource.
  5. 5. Task 5:Find a magazine article in Gale Science in Context http://quest.eb.com/images/131_1415935 Step 1 Open the topic Oil Spills: http://bit.ly/z9D34V Step 2 Scroll down until you see “Magazines” on the left and click “View All 264”. Choose a magazine article (not brief article) that you think has important information. Step 3 Use Citation tools to import the citation from Gale into Easybib. Step 4 Add an annotation to this citation. In the annotation describe why this source is relevant for your research and add a permalink for this source.
  6. 6. Task 6:Using Gale Power SearchStep 1Open PowerSearch: bit.ly/zzkB7qStep 2Type in the search term: Oil Spill http://quest.eb.com/images/139/139_1891/139_1891799-W.jpgStep 3Select and click either magazines OR books on the left.Step 4Scroll down until you see “Limit Search by”Select and click “Gulf of Mexico Oil S…”.Choose a source to read.Step 4Use Citation tools to import the citation from Gale into Easybib.Step 5Add an annotation to this citation. In the annotation describe why this sourceis relevant for your research and add a permalink for this source..eb.com/images/115/115_2701/115_2701210-W.jpg
  7. 7. Task 7:Finding a WebsiteStep 1Use instagrok.comStep 2Try some of the following search terms:Clean Water ActWater QualityWatershedWater PollutionStep 3Click some of the circles to see the keywords change.Step 4 http://quest.eb.com/images/139/139_1891/139_1891799-W.jpgSelect the section Websites on the right and choose a website.Step 5Copy the URL to autocite and create an Easybib citation.Step 6Add an annotation to this citation. List the keywords that you found inInstagrok and describe why this source is relevant for your research andadd the URL for the site.
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