Controversial Issues Research:
Go to the Media Center Homepage http://senweb.lr.k12.nj.us/Library/default.htm
Click on Class Projects
Click on Controversial Issues Research
Where should I look for my information? - do not use Google!
Why not? Click here to see example of a search using "animal research"
Google is a search engine that will find plenty of “stuff” on your subject…however, much of the information is not reliable, accurate and authoritative.
Be careful when you use information gathered from websites on Google – no one checks information posted on these sites. Instead -use a database! Databases contain information that is reliable – it has been edited and fact-checked by professionals.
SIRS: Current magazine/Newspaper articles about your issues
(from home our login # = NJ86806H password = 08088)
Click here to open your instructions for the writing portion.
Questions? See Mrs. Donoghue or Miss R in the Media center - they are here to help you!