Web Based Research PPT

* Http:// is the protocol that shows it is an internet address.
Most, but not all contain www, which stands for world wide
* Nasa is the domain name, the name of the computer or
server to which you connect.
* .gov is the domain abbreviation or domain designator (tells
what kind of group owns the server
* /home is the path which leads to a specific webpage
* .org=organization
* .gov=government agency
* .com=business
* .net=network
* .k12._.us=public schools
* .mil=military agency
* .edu=university
* Google
* KidRex
* All the Web
* Ask Jeeves
* Yahoo
* netTrekker
* Fact Monster
* Pics 4 Learning
* Bing
* Dogpile
* Wrote the pages and are they an expert in the field?
* Does the author state is the purpose of the site?
* Was the site created, updated, last worked on?
* Does the information come from?
* Is the information useful?
* Go to the following website
* http://library.acadiau.ca/tutorials/webevaluation
* Then spend the next 10-15 minutes going over the tutorial. This
will serve as the basis for our next group activity
1.Each group of people will receive websites.
2.As a group use the checklist for website credibility.
3.Be able to justify your assessment
Dihydrogen Monoxide http://www.dgmo.org
Dangerous Chemicals http://www.equilibra.uk.com/dangerous.shtml
RYT Hospital http://www.rythospital.com/2011/
United Hospital http://www.allina.com/ahs/united.nsf/
Dog Island http://www.thedogisland.com/
The Burmese Mountain Dog http://descy.50megs.com/akcj3/bnb.html
Dogs and More Dogs http://www.pbc.org/wgbh/nova/dogs
Boiler Plate http://www.bigredhair.com/boilerplate
Ripley’s Believe it or Not http://ripleys.com/
The Jackalope Conspiracy http://www.sudftw.com/jackcon.htm
Conspiracy Theory http://people.howstuffworks.com/conspiracy-theory.htm
Stick Insects http://www.brookview.karoo.net/Stick_Insects/
Bingham’s Rare insects
All about Martin Luther King, Jr http://www.martinlutherking.org
Martin Luther King, Jr. Historic Site http://www.nps.gov/malu/index.htm
Central Park, NJ http://centralpark-ny.us
Great Sand Dunes, National Park
* According to the Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary, to
“Plagiarize” means:
* To steal or pass off (the ideas or words of another) as one’s own.
* To use (another’s production) without crediting the source
* To commit literary theft
* To present as new and original an idea or product derived from
an existing source.
* Go to the following website
* http://library.acadiau.ca/tutorials/plagiarism/
* Then spend the next 10-15 minutes going over the tutorial.
This will serve as the basis for our next group activity

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