Name _____________________  

 

     

Internet Eval Blank

 

Internet Search Activity

 
What to Type Number of Hits
http://www.yahoo.com/
Number of Hits
http://www.google.com/
George Washington
 
   
"George Washington"
 
   
"George Washington" AND "Revolutionary War"    
"George Washington" AND "Revolutionary War" AND "Valley Forge"    

 

What to Type Number of Hits
http://www.yahoo.com/
Number of Hits
http://www.google.com/
frogs
 
   
"deformed frogs"
 
   
"deformed frogs" AND Minnesota    
"deformed frogs" AND Minnesota AND research    
"deformed frogs" AND Minnesota AND research AND 2003    

Evaluating Websites

1. Click on the following Website.
http://search.yahoo.com/search?p=%22deformed+frogs%22+AND+Minnesota+AND+2003&ei=UTF-8&fr=fp-top&vm=i&n=20&fl=0&x=wrt

3. Select one of the sites that has .edu, .k12, .org or .gov in the address and write a short description of what the site contains.

 
 
 
 

4. Click on one of the sites that does NOT have .edu, .k12, .org, or .gov and write a short description of what the site contains.  Then, explain which kind of site you found had better information (.org, .edu, .k12, OR .com, .net).

 
 
 
 
 

5.  Write in the table below what you would type into the search engine to narrow an Internet search for the following topics:

Topic Internet Search Strategy
West Nile Virus  
The population of Lincoln, NE  
The Native American tribes of Nebraska  
Information on the latest Harry Potter book  
Latest volcano eruption  

Compiled by Barbara Jones (August 13, 2003) Revised August 24, 2005-Bellevue Public Schools Technology
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