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Choosing Resources for Information. An almanac contains facts such as weather, population, currency, and geographical data. . An atlas contains maps and most atlases also have mileage indicators. .

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Choosing resources for information

Choosing Resources for Information


An almanac contains facts such as weather population currency and geographical data

An almanac contains facts such as weather, population, currency, and geographical data.


An atlas contains maps and most atlases also have mileage indicators

An atlas contains maps and most atlases also have mileage indicators.


Choosing resources for information

The Internet contains current information on many topics, including current weather. It also has online encyclopedias and other types of resources.


A live interview provides a first hand account of a person s experiences

A live interview provides a first-hand account of a person's experiences.


Choosing resources for information

The newspaper gives the most current daily news such as current events, sports information, and daily weather.


The encyclopedia has information on many general topics and people in history

The encyclopedia has information on many general topics and people in history.


The dictionary will give correct spellings of words their meanings and how to pronounce a word

The dictionary will give correct spellings of words, their meanings and how to pronounce a word.


Choosing resources for information

A library automation program will give you the names of authors, titles of books available and a listing of books available in the library.


Let s play a game

Let’s Play a Game

  • Choose the best resource for the information needed.


Choosing resources for information

  • Jessica wants to know what the weather is like in Minneapolis, Minnesota today. What resource should she use?

    • Newspaper

    • Encyclopedia

    • Dictionary

    • Library Automation Program


Choosing resources for information

  • Andres has a report due on American Presidents. What resource should he use?

  • Newspaper

  • Live interview

  • Encyclopedia

  • Atlas


Choosing resources for information

  • Laura needs to find the meaning of the word “confused". What resource should she use?

    • Almanac

    • Atlas

    • Dictionary

    • Library Automation Program


Choosing resources for information

  • Kelly loves to follow the Oakland A’s. He wants to know the score for the game last night. What resource should he use?

    • Newspaper

    • Encyclopedia

    • Almanac

    • Atlas


Choosing resources for information

  • Tanya loves to read books by Sharon Creech. What resource should she use to find books written by the author?

    • Interview

    • Almanac

    • Library automation program

    • Dictionary


Choosing resources for information

  • Justin’s family is buying a Siamese Cat. He needs information on this type of cat. What resource should he use?

    • Dictionary

    • Internet

    • Newspaper

    • Almanac


Choosing resources for information

  • Claudia needs to find out how to pronounce a word. What resource should she use?

    • Dictionary

    • Atlas

    • Almanac

    • Television


Choosing resources for information

  • Spencer wants to find out about the earthquake in Hawaii this morning. What resource should he use?

    • Encyclopedia

    • Internet

    • Atlas

    • Almanac


Choosing resources for information

  • Susan is doing a report on Brazil and needs to know what the country's average temperature is in the winter. Where should she look first?

    • Dictionary

    • Television

    • Almanac

    • Newspaper


Choosing resources for information

  • Ben needs to know the distance between Paris and Madrid. What resource should he use first?

    • Personal interview

    • Newspaper

    • Encyclopedia

    • Internet


Choosing resources for information

  • Marc wants the latest medical news about headaches. Which of the following would provide him with the latest research information?

    • Books

    • Internet

    • Atlas

    • Newspaper


Choosing resources for information

  • Pat is doing research on tigers and wants to read a good general background article on the animal. Where should he look?

    • Newspaper

    • Almanac

    • Encyclopedia

    • Interview with someone that's been to a zoo and seen a tiger


Choosing resources for information

  • Carol wants to know what it would be like to be a teacher. Where should she turn?

    • Dictionary

    • An interview with a teacher

    • Encyclopedia

    • Educational journal


Choosing resources for information

  • Jesse wants to read about the parks project currently taking place in her city. The information seems to change daily. Where should he go for information?

    • Encyclopedia

    • Reference book on parks

    • Local newspaper

    • Almanac


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