Help With Skills
Using the Internet for Research
- Web Site Evaluation Form
A set of questions that can help you evaluate the usefulness and reliability of a Web site.
- On Plagiarism
The Internet makes it easy to find good ideas. This information can help make sure you understand what plagiarism is and why you must avoid it.
- Search Engines
Need to look beyond the Changing Your World Web site? This is a link to a variety of search engines.
- Canadian Council for Geographic Education: Map-Maker
A tool that makes it easy for you to make maps of Canada today. To use this tool to make a base for a historical map, select Black Outline Maps and make everything except provincial boundaries invisible.
Add this to your map legend: ----- Modern Provincial Boundaries.
- The National Topographic System of Canada
Information on symbols and other conventions used on maps of Canada.
- Statistics: Power from Data
"How-to" information, examples, and activities on topics such as gathering and presenting data, graph types, and analysis. You can use the Create Your Own Graph feature to experiment with displaying data in different types of graphs.