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Honors Biology: Search Techniques and Research

Learning Targets

  • I can evaluate web resources for credibility.
  • I can navigate databases proficiently to find relevant information.
  • I can use Boolean search techniques to conduct advanced searches.

Approved Sources

Permalinks for EbscoHost

Search Techniques and Research

Databases and Search Techniques: Monday, September 9th/Tuesday, September 10th

1. Learn about source types and advanced search techniques.

2. Review appropriate databases and websites for this project.

3. Create your own search strings for your topic and find four articles about your topic.  (Have your focusing topics worksheet open!). Make sure to get the permalink for EbscoHost.  Test all your links for your articles before submitting.


  • Search term worksheet WITH 4 links/permalinks from databases about your topic DUE on Friday, September 13th @ 11:59 PM. 
  • Your final selection for article #1 MUST be ready by beginning of class on Wed. September 25th/Thurs. September 26th.  (It can be the one we provided you, but this will be your final selection!)

Databases and Online Resources

Blue Valley Library Media | Blue Valley School District #229 | Overland Park, KS 66223