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In-Class Activities

Activity 3

DIRECTIONS: 

You and your group have been assigned a task. Use the specific database/OR search@UW as listed in your task to find the type of source assigned to you related to the topic.

You have 5 minutes to complete the task as a group. When finished, you will come up as a group and demonstrate to the class how you found your source. Be sure to answer the questions from the task when sharing with the class. 

Task 1

Using Search@UW, find an article related to a specific diet people follow. Be prepared to share with the class the following: 

  • what keywords did you use to find your source?
  • how do you find the full text of this article?

Task 2

Using Search@UW, find an book related to avoiding gluten in a diet. Be prepared to share with the class the following:

  • what keywords did you use to find this ebook? 
  • Where can you find the book? 

Task 3

Using the database Consumer Health Complete, find a magazine article related to consuming low calorie sweeteners. Be prepared to share with the class:

  • what keywords did you use to find this article?
  • how is this article useful?  

Task 4

Using the database, Academic Search Complete, find a scholarly source related to how the consumption of alcohol affects sleep. Be prepared to share with the class the following:

  • how did you determine this was a scholarly source?
  • what keywords did you use to find this source?
  • what type of source is it?