Reading for Research
Scenario: You are doing a school project. You want to create a slide show with music that you will post to the web. You don’t have money to spend to buy artists’ work, but you don’t want to break the law. How do you do this?
Answer: Public Domain and Creative Commons
View this video: https://creativecommons.org/videos/creative-commons-kiwi/
Please note: It is from New Zealand. Great accent! Rules are similar in the US.
Challenge: Find at least one picture and at least one music clip. You may choose any school appropriate topic. (Animals, nature, science, history, etc.) Go to this Google Form to record the following information:
Title of work (music or picture)
License: Either Creative Commons or Public Domain
Find Music Free Music Archive
Find pictures: http://budgetstockphoto.com/creative_commons_images.html
1. In Noodletools, create a new project called Citation Challenge.
2. Add as collaborators others on your team.
3. Write a web site citation for each of the following web sites on Roman Roads.
Roman Roads: http://www.ancient.eu/article/758/
4. Put one of the comments below in the annotation box if it applies.
Too many ads
Meant for younger kids
Author may not be reliable
5. Print out your citations for the grand judging - (5 minutes before class ends)
The following links about Mesopotamia are not all recommended.
First, who is the author? Does the author know the subject?
Second, is this page written for a sixth grader with information that you can read and understand?
Sample: Mesopotamia - Crystal Links
1. Mesopotamia - The British Museum
2. Ancient Mesopotamia for Kids
3. Internet Ancient History Sourcebook - Mesopotamia
4. Mesopotamia and the Fertile Crescent
5. Ancient Mesopotamia
6. Ancient Mesopotamia: This History, Our History
Search Engines Padlet link
3. Yahoo Search
5. Duck Duck Go
7 .Wolfram Alpha Please note: This search engine is for computation. Results will be different than in a standard search engine.
How Google and Search Engines Work
Semantic Search: What is a Semantic Search and Why Does it Matter? (Google)
About Duck Duck Go
Six Ways Bing is the Opposite of Google
Top 15 Most Popular Search Engines
Bing vs. Google: Take the challenge! Bing it on (written by Bing)
Website Evaluation Link
1. Astronomy for Kids
2. Planets for Kids
3. Starchild: The Solar System
4. Fun Planet Facts for Kids
5. X-ray Astronomy: Supernovae and their remnants
6. Neutron Stars
Evaluation: Choose 3 sites to evaluate.
1. Is a Black Hole Really a Hole?
3. Neutron Stars
4. Planets for Kids
5. The Moon's Phase
Sample. Planetary Guide to Outer Space
Form for page vs. title of site survey
Sample: Media - Medes - Crystalinks
1. History of Medes, the Magi or Enchanters of Old
2. History of Iran: Median Empire
3. Iransaga - The Medes
4. Medes - LookLex Encyclopedia
5. Medes: Definition from Answers.com
A Media Literacy Lesson
Play-Doh 3-D Printer
Google Nose: Beta Version http://www.google.com/landing/nose/
Samsung Electronics announces availability of Eco Trees,http://global.samsungtomorrow.com/?p=23405
Safe Toasting: http://www.toaster.io/
Instacart Puppies: https://www.instacart.com/puppies
Wikipedia: Should it be a source you use for research?
Wikipedia Teams Up with Academia
Wikipedia Fans Find Plenty to Love in the First Ten Years
Link to the April Fools Day ads page