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  1. 1. THE BIG SIX: STEPS FOR EFFECTIVE RESEARCH GRADE 10 – PERSONAL PROJECT Name/s: Eun Jeong Kim Class: 10c Subject: Personal Project Project Title: INTRODUCTION: Follow these steps to help you research information for your project. You must do the activity one step at the time. STEP 1 TASK DEFINITION  Define your problem/ project. (What am I supposed to do? Why?) I  OBJECTIVES (What will I learn?): More about the project’s topic and technique  THE WORKING METHODS (How will I work – individual / group – who will do what; what process/es will I follow?: I will work individual in Personal Project.  THE FINAL RESULT (What language form will I use to communicate my information?):  IDENTIFY THE INFORMATION REQUIREMENTS. (What information do I need? i.e. facts, examples, diagrams, table, graphs, experts.) In step 4, there is my helping guide to help my research. Step 2. INFORMATION SEEKING STRATEGIES Consider: accuracy- (complete); related (on the topic); availability (ease of use); appealing, etc. Step 3 LOCATIONS & ACCESS Considerpossible sources.e.g. BOOKS, REFERENCE BOOKS (Encyclopedias, dictionaries, almanacs,other reference materials); AUDIO VISUAL (CDroms,Videos/ VCD’S & DVD’S, cassettes, others), PERSONAL INTERVIEWS;INTERNET(record websites used). Indicate which maybe the bestsourcesand why. Locate sources (Where will Ifind these sources?). Listresource & call numbers/ location, etc. When located consider ifthe source isreadable. – use the 5 finger method. Primary Sources: Information gained from eyewitnesses - interviews, photos, videos, original artifacts Photos, graphs, original artifacts, Secondary Sources: Research on an issue from internet, encyclopedia, experts, etc. Blog, Website, books, Magazine, Discovery, STEP 4. USE OF INFORMATION ( see note-taking sheet below to organise your notes) NOTE:. Only written notes are to be submitted with your project. When taking notes avoid writing full sentences – only write key words that relate to the main idea. Use these later when drafting to write your own summary of the information (paraphrase). Record references of sources used on the Note–taking sheet. To avoid plagiarism both words (quotes) and ideas taken from another sources MUST be acknowledged. When collecting information consider the following:  Is the information suited to the project? (Coverage)  Was the information written by an expert? (Authority)  Can the information be verified in another source? (Accuracy)  Is the information objective? (Objectivity)  Is the information up-to-date? (Current) STEP 4 USE OF INFORMATION (Continued)
  2. 2. A. INVESTIGATION OF TOPIC: When investigating the topic write some questions to help guide your research. Write your notes in point form with no sentences to avoid plagiarism. Add the details of each source used. This will help you write your bibliography later. Source Details Question 1 What is the purpose to diet? Question 2 What people you need for diet? Question 3 What are the benefits of diet? Source 1 Ms. Kim, My sister. Interview. Nov, 17 -Loss weight -Make nice body -Exercise -Decrease amount of food - - Source 2 Mrs. Kim, my mom, interview. Nov. 19 -Keep oneself in good health - -Can get good Source 3 - - - B. INVESTIGATION OF TECHNIQUES: When researching the technique consider the method (steps), skills (actions) and material (resources) you will use to make your project. Write some questions to help guide your research. B. 1 METHOD – (What are the various steps you could use to make your product) Source Details Question 1 Where can I get good exercisemethod? Question 2 How can I find good food for diet? Question 3 Where can I record my experience? Source 1 Us, By. "Diet Recording." Food And Exercise Diary Software - Food Diary. Web. 21 Nov. Web site: http://www.weightlosssoftware.com/default.asp Source 2 Discovery -Internet -Books -Magazine -Internet -Magazine Note Diary
  3. 3. Source 3 Mr. Jeong. Interview. Nov.21 -Taekwondo Academy (Professional exercise) Write on paper B.2 SKILLS – (What actions will you need to perform to effectively make your project?) Source Details Question 1 How can I exercise everyday? Question 2 How can I control amount food? Question 3 What I need to cook foods Source 1 "How to Exercise Every Day | EHow.com." EHow | How To Do Just About Everything! | How To Videos & Articles. Web. 21 Nov. 2010. Tip: THE CALISTHENICS: 1: JUMPING JACKS - 10 2: WINDMILLS - 10 Reps 3: KNEES TO ELBOWS - 10 Reps 4: LEG LIFTS - 10 5: PUSH UPS - 10 Source 2 Mr. Jeong. Interview. Nov.21 -Every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday come academy. -Exercise -Eat often small amount food -Vegetable -Salad Source 3 Ms. Kim. BISS student. Interview. Nov. 20 -Take for a walk with a dog everyday 1 hour -Do not eat any food after 7PM B.3 MATERIALS – (What will you make my project out of? What maybe some of the consequences of making your product from this material?) Source Details Question 1 Where can I exercise near by my home? Question 2 What kind of books do I need? Question 3 What do I need some materials when I exercise?
  4. 4. Source 1 Mr. Kim. My father. Interview. Nov. 19 -The park in our apartment -Well-being Food Recipe -Can be under impetus from other people who succeed diet -Jump rope Source 2 Ms. Jung. A student in BISS. Interview. Nov. 20 -Taekwondo Academy -Example for diary - Source 3