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A Hardboiled Challenge:
It's a rainy gritty day in the big city. Not the kind of day to go strolling through the park among saps, posies, and the palookas, you have hard questions to ask and you want answers! But not just any old answers - no, you expect the right ones... from all the best sources. It's a Research Detective Challenge and you're not going to give up the ghost until you get the info goods!

To be successful in this line of work, you need a particular set of skills. Our first objective is to evaluate that skill set and prepare you for the mean streets of research. Good Luck!

Student Learning Objective:
100% of students will demonstrate growth toward mastery in their understanding of library media skills by their ability to successfully plan, develop, and complete a research project. But to do this, you must get the gumshoe basics down pat!

Task 1. Knowing Your Online Sources - Content
Play & Discuss this Sherlockian Brainpop Video on Knowing Your Online Sources (login geeay)
Using prior knowledge, do your best to answer the 10 key questions questions below. (Hint! Use scroll bar on right to get to all the questions)


Task 2. Internet Search Strategies & Evaluating Sources - Literacy
Play & Discuss this Brainpop Video on Internet Searching Strategies
Using prior knowledge, do your best to answer the 10 key questions questions below. (Hint! Use scroll bar on right to get to all the questions)










Inspiration & Resources:

BrainPop Online Sources Movie
BrainPop Internet Search Movie

BrainPop Internet Search Quiz

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Task 1. The Basics: Traditional Research Resources Checkup
Task 2. Electronic Resources - Information Discovery Pretest