Identifying High -Quality Websites
These are the sites that you are to choose to review and consider whether they are high-quality websites that you can trust when you are researching.
For our activity in class:
  • Imagine your debate topic is Year- Round Schooling
  • Would you/ Should you use these websites as reliable sources?

http://debatepedia.idebate.org/en/index.php/Debate:_Year-round_school


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Year-round_school


http://www.pbs.org/newshour/extra/features/july-dec01/year-round.html



How to Cite a Site Sample Websites:

Research topic:

SEARCH AND RESCUE DOGS

Online news article:

http://news.discovery.com/animals/search-and-rescue-dogs-from-around-the-world-go-to-haiti.html

Professional site:

http://www.fbi.gov/kids/dogs/search.htm
NOTE: This FBI link was given to me by the CommonSense.org resource-- it is outdated-- I will be looking for a replacement link to put up here.
PLEASE USE THE FOLLOWING LINK FOR CITING A PROFESSIONAL SITE
http://www.nasar.org/page/34/Canine-Search-and-Rescue

Reference database site:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Search_and_rescue_dog

Research topic:

MOUNT RANIER NATIONAL PARK

Online news article:

http://articles.latimes.com/2010/jan/31/nation/la-na-rainer-debris31-2010jan31

Professional site: http://www.nps.gov/mora/naturescience/index.htm

Reference database site:

Reference database site: http://www.questia.com/library/encyclopedia/mount_rainier_
national_park.jsp
----NOTE: The questia.com webpage link on the worksheet and above is outdated and not useable.
Please use the following website:

http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/394738/Mount-Rainier-National-Park