Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Wydra's Classes -- Inspirational People

Instead of Wikipedia...try this:

Click here for the Gale Databases, and then click on "Biography Resource Center!"

Jake Olson
ABC news article
Orange County Register article
The Vision Center
ESPN video

Josh Hamilton
MLB article
St. Petersburg: "Staying Clean a Day at a Time"

Lionel Messi

Clint Dempsey:
Good ESPN article about what he's had to overcome.

Lynne Cox:
60 Minutes piece

Billie Jean King:
Excerpts from a speech King gave at a graduation ceremony.
video on CBS


Friday, June 18, 2010

Ms. Swann's Classes - Persuasive Essay

Trying using this site to find info about controversial issues:
Gale - Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center


Thursday, June 17, 2010

Mr. Silva's Class: The Insides of Animals....

Try searching for your animal in Facts on File: Science.
  • Hint:  Enter in search words like "rabbit digestive system" and "horse muscle system."

If that doesn't work, try Google!


Monday, June 14, 2010

Mr. Castaneda - Archivists' Dictators Contest

Brief, general information about your dictator:

To hunt for primary sources:

Try searching for relevant maps here:  Maps101

Slobodan Milosevic:
Transcript of War Crimes Tribunal Hearings

Kim Jong Il
propaganda posters
control of media

Ho Chi Minh
secret police


Friday, June 11, 2010

Ms. Sachs' Health Classes

Some useful websites for research on eating disorders: