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6th Grade Science - Periodic Table Elements: Databases

Citations Post-Assessment

General Information

 Usernames and passwords are needed if accessing these databases from home. (See your printed Database Pathfinder or Student Agenda (assignment pad) or ask Media Center staff for username and password information.)

Articles from these databases can be printed out, saved on your personal drive (My Documents) or a flash drive, or e-mailed home.

 


GALE Virtual Reference Library eBook Database

GALE Virtual Reference Library

  • DATABASE: Click the GALE Virtual Reference Library link.
  • CHOOSE EBOOK: Click onScience in the subject section box.  Click on Chemical Elements (2010) cover.
  • KEYWORDS: Type in your element name in "within publication" search box on the right.  Select button for "all volumes in this edition" and click the magnifying glass.
  • CHOOSE Chapter: Results are list of eBook sections/chapters related to your topic.  Click on chapter with your element name.
  • CITATION INFO: At top of page in pale tan box.
  • DOWNLOAD: Click DOWNLOAD in Tool box on right of article. Default is Save to Google Drive.  Click DOWNLOAD.  Say "Allow" if GALE database asks to access your Google Drive.  eBook chapter will be found in a folder called GALE Virtual Reference Library in My Drive.

Science in Context

Science in Context: (Reference eBooks, Reference, Magazines, Newspapers)

 

  • CHOOSE DATABASE: Click Science in Context link. Click Proceed
  • KEYWORDS: Type in your element name in search box at top of screen.
  • CHOOSE ARTICLE: Choose Reference. Choose article with your element name as title and an orange square (reading level.) SORT by Content Level if needed.
  • SAVE ARTICLE: DOWNLOAD: Click DOWNLOAD in Tool box on right of article. Default is Save to Google Drive.  Click DOWNLOAD.  Say "Allow" if GALE database asks to access your Google Drive.  eBook chapter will be found in a folder called Science in Context in My Drive.
  • CITATION: At top of article or in MLA format at bottom of article. May be a Reference source or E-Book. Ask if unsure.

World Book Online

World BookWorld Book:  (Reference  encyclopedia articles)   

  • DATABASE: Select World Book Student.
  • KEYWORDS: Type your element name  in the search box. Click Search.
  • ARTICLE TYPE: Look for article with name of your element.
  • EMAIL/SAVE: Tools box at top of article: Click Email article to send article home or click Save article to save on your USB or personal (H) drive.
  • CITATION INFO:  At bottom of article in MLA format.

What is a Database?

Differences Between Databases and Web Sites

Searching the GVRL Database

Citations and the GVRL Database

What is a Works Cited Page?

Using NoodleTools in 6th Science

Using NoodleTools continued

Generating the Works Cited Page in NoodleTools