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Upward Bound Ecosystem Project: Home

This guide will help you evaluate websites and find information on both ecosystems and species.

Evaluating Websites

When browsing websites, it's a good idea to evaluate the content. Use Internet Evaluation Guidelines to help determine a site's:

Authority
Accuracy
Currency
Objectivity
Coverage & Comparability
Maintenance & Design

What am I?

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Find Scientific Names

Google Search Tip

Use the Advanced Search link on Google to search within a site or domain. For example, search for content within .edu sites or .gov sites.

 

Google Scholar

You Decide?

Which site from the Websites to Practice Evaluating section is most creditable?

You Decide?
Midwest Prairies: 7 votes (18.92%)
National Biological Information Infrastructure: 4 votes (10.81%)
Scientist at Work: 6 votes (16.22%)
What is a Wetland?: 4 votes (10.81%)
Wikipedia - Ecosystem: 16 votes (43.24%)
Total Votes: 37

Websites for Ecosystem Information

Websites for Species Information

Subject Guide