Online Sources

Want to research something on the Web? In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby join the digital revolution by introducing you to online sources. Learn how the Internet can be a one-stop destination for all of your research needs. Discover some of the different types of websites that can help you in your search for information. And learn how to evaluate the trustworthiness of an online source in six easy steps! Save your back--you don’t need to haul a stack of encyclopedias around anymore. It’s online or bust!

Internet Searches Lesson Plan: Search Shark Game

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 3-8, students use BrainPOP resources (including a free online game) to practice identifying keywords that result in relevant information for a given internet search. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.  See more »

Evaluating Online Sources Lesson Plan: Is Everything on the Internet True?

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-8, students use BrainPOP resources to learn how to conduct effective internet research. Students will analyze research on the internet and explore how they can determine what is not true and what is factual online. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.  See more »

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