First of all, lets start with Boolean Operators: (This will help you SO much!)
When researching its often hard to find the info you want so using and/or/not it helps a lot!
Trying to research: the cherry and apple industry in washington
Type: cherry OR apple AND washington NOT george
This will look for articles with cherry or apple in them with washington but it will leave everything out about George Washington cutting down the apple tree.
The video referenced can be found at this link:
By using Boolean Operators, the Michigan eLibrary, and Kids InfoBits I was able to answer these three questions:
the legislative, executive and judicial
the house of representatives
ratify- to confirm by expressing consent, approval, or formal sanction
amendment- an alteration of or addition to a motion, bill, constitution, etc.
assemble- to bring together or gather into one place, company, body, or whole.
Warning: Be careful when you find the definition of words, make sure they are pertinent to your topic. Just like there are two different meaning to the word 'assemble'. Here are two picture depicting what assemble in its literary form means.
Assembling parts to make one
Assembling in a meeting
Q2- Safe Searching
For Quest #2 I will be using KidzSearch.
With this search engine I was able to answer the following questions:
Here is an example of what bad searching looks like:
Michigan eLibrary Sources:
Using the CARRDASS system I found that all of my Michigan eLibrary sources were liable and none of my Google sources were helpful.
After reading up on CARRDASS I was able to answer the following questions: