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The 7th grade students will use this pathfinder to begin their research.

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  • 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 one of the non-fiction titles and start with the index. Find a book with information that you think is important. Step 2 Try one of the following keywords to find information: Oil spill Water Depletion Water Conservation Clean Water Act Water Pollution http://quest.eb.com/images/132/132_1252/132_1252565-W.jpg Step 3 Enter the ISBN and autocite to create an Easybib citation for this book. Step 4 Add an annotation to this citation. In the annotation list the key words that you found in the index and then describe why this source is relevant for your research. You may also want to indicate what pages you used to find information.
  • Task 2:Reference BooksThe atlas of global conservation : changes, challenges, andopportunities to make a difference.U·X·L encyclopedia of water science. 3 volumesWetlands.International environmental disputes : a reference handbook.Handbook of water use and conservation : [homes, landscapes,businesses, industries, farms].Step 1Choose one of reference titles and start with the index.Find a book with information that you think is important.Step 2 http://quest.eb.com/images/115/115_2693/115_2693596-W.jpgTry one of the following keywords to find information:Oil spill/sWater Pollution Or Water QualityWetlands, importance of,WatershedsWater, treatment of,PollutionWater ConservationStep 3Enter the ISBN and autocite to create an Easybib citation for this book.Step 4Add an annotation to this citation. In the annotation list the key words thatyou found in the index and then describe why this source is relevant for yourresearch. You may also want to indicate what pages you used to findinformation.
  • 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 ofthe following keywords:Water QualityWater PollutionWater TreatmentWater Conservation http://quest.eb.com/images/132_1238612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 4Use Citation tools to import the citation from Gale into Easybib.Step 5Add an annotation to this citation. In the annotation list the key words thatyou used to find the information then describe why this source is relevant foryour research.
  • Task 4:Find a newspaper article in Gale Science in ContextStep 1Open the topic Water Pollution: http://bit.ly/xoHlLDStep 2Scroll down until you see “News” and click “View All 578”.Choose a newspaper article that you think has importantinformation.Step 3Use Citation tools to import the citation from Gale into Easybib. http://quest.eb.com/images/115/115_2701/115_2701210-W.jpgStep 4Add an annotation to this citation. In the annotation describe why this sourceis relevant for your research. Also, add a bookmark for this source. Go to the“Bookmark” tool on the right side of the web page. Open the link and copyand paste the permalink into your annotation. It is going to be long.
  • 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” and click “View All 318”. 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. Also, add a bookmark for this source. Go to the “Bookmark” tool on the right side of the web page. Open the link and copy and paste the permalink into your annotation. It is going to be long. .eb.com/images/115/115_2701/115_2701210-W.jpg
  • Task 6:Using Gale Power Search –Step 1Open PowerSearch: bit.ly/zzkB7qStep 2Type in the search term: Oil SpillStep 3Select and click either magazines OR books on the left. http://quest.eb.com/images/139/139_1891/139_1891799-W.jpgStep 4Scroll down until you see “Limit Search by”Select and click “Gulf of Mexico Oil S…”.Step 5Find a selection with good informationStep 6Use Citation tools to import the citation from Gale into Easybib.Step 7Add an annotation to this citation. In the annotation describe why this sourceis relevant for your research. Also, add a bookmark for this source. Go to the“Bookmark” tool on the right side of the web page. Open the link and copyand paste the permalink into your annotation. It is going to be long.
  • Task 7: Finding a Website–Step 1Use Webpath Express from the Library OPAC: http://bit.ly/xhQMYUStep 2Try some of the following search terms:Clean Water ActWater QualityWatershedWater PollutionStep 3In the drop down menu for grades – select middle.Step 4In the drop down menu for domain – select .orgThis will limit the number of websites listed.Step 5Find a website that offers you good information http://quest.eb.com/images/139/139_1891/139_1891799-W.jpgStep 6Use the URL to autocite and create an Easybib citation.Step 7Add an annotation to this citation. In the annotation describe why this sourceis relevant for your research. Be sure that the URL for the website is in yourcitation..eb.com/images/115/115_2701/115_2701210-W.jpg