GHS Research and Information

Students apply digital tools to gather, evaluate, and use information.
a. Plan strategies to guide inquiry
b. Locate, organize, analyze, evaluate, synthesize, and ethically use information from a variety of sources and media
c. Evaluate and select information sources and digital tools based on the appropriateness to specific tasks
d. Process data and report results

Collect, analyze, synthesize
- Students create a Native American Newspaper Article where they research a topic (Battle of Little Bighorn) and write a newspaper article from either the Government perspective or the Native American perspective
Evaluate information - In Business students research law cases, court decisions and the relevance to current cases
Ethically use information - students research their ethnic group's immigration history and talk to family members to assemble their own family tree publishing it in prezi
Validity - Library unit has students look at various web sites to evaluate the accuracy of published material
Creating information 
Report results - in Modern Problems, students research current event topics and debate

Other Examples:  
English Composition - students research and write a persuasive paper
AP English - students research and write a critical analysis paper
Junior English - students research and write a critical analysis paper
Senior English - students research and write a critical analysis paper
Spanish IV - students research and present on a topic of Spain
Spanish - students research problems such as existing land mines in Columbia
Public Speaking - students conduct research for both informative and persuasive speeches
Biology - students research genetic disorders and cures
Biology - students research an invertebrate or vertebrate phylum, and present to class
Chem Com - students research an element and present to class
Psychology - Psychological disorder research project - students research a disorder and present to class
Sociology Cultural Collage - students research a country's culture and create a collage presented to the class
Anthropology - students conduct research on the UNL Ashfall Fossel Beds site and share through Google docs

Sociology - Career unit - students use the Nebraska Career web site to research careers and present findings through a power point presentation