Use the handouts provided at the table along with the links found on this page. Let us know if you have any questions.
Locate two articles on the table. Take 5 minutes to quickly scan and skim each article. List 5 facts that stood out related to finding quality health information online.
Evaluate the three provided websites. Rank the websites using the provided rubric (#1 the best, #3 not as good). Explain why each website deserves the ranking.
Answer the questions on your handout using the links provided below.
What is a database? A library database provides access to many newspapers and magazines specific to your classwork. The database provides various viewpoints and a variety of sources. We have several databases to choose from - some are specific to a content area while others provide LOTS of topics.
Informational searches on our databases for Nutrition or Healthy Foods:
Opposing Viewpoints (database)
Healthy Food - Google Search(database)
Now, let's look at a controversial topic, Health Care Reform.
SIRS Researcher (database)