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Elementary Internet Search Strategies: The Information Treasure Hunt

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Tutorial video designed to teach beginning users effective search strategies for conducting online research. Targeted for elementary students in grades 2-5.

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Elementary Internet Search Strategies: The Information Treasure Hunt

  1. 1. The Information Treasure Hunt Carolina Elementary Media Center Tutorial Computer Literacy for Elementary Students LibGuide Librarian: Angela Bates
  2. 2. KidsClick is a But these great place search to start strategiesbecause it’s will work on easy to use any search and kid engine! friendly!The key to our search is in the WAY we search.
  3. 3. to find the name of theloudest type of monkey and where they live.
  4. 4. Find the name of theloudest type of monkey and where they live.
  5. 5. FIRST type in monkey THEN select “GO”
  6. 6. There are 9 results.How can we narrow that?
  7. 7. Find the name of theloudest type of monkey and where they live.
  8. 8. Find the name of theloudest type of monkey and where they live
  9. 9. Type in monkey AND loudest THEN select “GO”
  10. 10. Now we’ve narrowed our search down to 2 results about the Howler Monkey. Let’s see if that’s what we need.
  11. 11. KEYWORDS BOOLEAN OPERATOR and INFORMATION TREASURE!
  12. 12. Let’s try it on
  13. 13. Our top result isabout Howler monkeys.
  14. 14. Our top result answers our question and is from a valid source.
  15. 15. Let’s review the steps tosuccessful Internet searching...
  16. 16. Find this and other video tutorials on the Carolina Elementary School Library websiteLibGuide page: Computer Literacy for Elementary Students

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