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Reference materials2

  1. 1. Additional Resources
  2. 2. Review <ul><li>Last time we discussed: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Almanacs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Atlas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dictionary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Encyclopedia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Thesaurus </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Magazines </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Newspapers </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Additional Resources <ul><li>Brochure/pamphlet </li></ul><ul><li>Directory </li></ul><ul><li>Experts </li></ul><ul><li>Museums </li></ul><ul><li>Internet, video/audiotapes </li></ul>
  4. 4. Brochures and Pamphlets <ul><li>A short booklet that tells about only one topic </li></ul><ul><li>Often used to describe things </li></ul><ul><li>Example </li></ul>
  5. 5. Directories <ul><li>A list of information, usually about a single topic </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Telephone books </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ZIP code directory </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Website directories </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Yahoo </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>KidSites </li></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Experts <ul><li>People can be excellent resources </li></ul><ul><li>There are experts in hundreds of different subjects in almost every community </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Parents/guardians </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Teachers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Writers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Business owners </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Farmers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Zoo staff </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Police officers </li></ul></ul>Don’t be afraid to ask an expert for advice or even an interview!
  7. 7. Museums <ul><li>For historical research </li></ul><ul><li>Display hundreds of </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Artifacts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Actual clothing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Machines </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Photographs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Other objects </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Internet and Video/Audiotapes <ul><li>Some schools or libraries have a collection of videotapes and audiotapes that cover a wide variety of subjects </li></ul><ul><li>Internet </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What is important to remember/consider for doing research online? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Examining Electronic Sources </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Velcro Harvesting Website </li></ul></ul></ul>

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