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  • Check class cart for appropriate titles.
  • Check Destiny for additional materials.
  • Encyclopedias under the windows



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ONLINE DATABASES


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You may want to limit your search results by selecting the following types of sources on the left side of your results page:
  • Reference - This is usually a good place to start. It limits your results to sources such as books, biographies, maps, and encyclopedia articles.
  • Images
  • Websites - Read the short summaries to determine which are relevant to your assignment.

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WEB RESOURCES

Search Destiny for possible websites:
You will need to log onto Destiny in order to search for websites. Your username and password are the same as those you use to log onto the school computers. Once you are logged on, search as you normally would and then click the websites tab to see the search results.
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A-Z Animals
SEARCH FOR "SHARK" AND THEN SELECT YOUR SPECIES
Facts and details about sharks

Animal Corner: Sharks
Good overview of sharks

Animal Diversity Web
An online database of animal natural history, distribution, classification, and conservation biology at the University of Michigan

Australian Museum: Zebra Shark
Details and video about zebra sharks

Buzzle: Sharks
Interesting facts about all types of sharks
Buzzle: Types of Sharks
Nice visual overview of types of sharks

Defenders of Wildlife: Basic Facts About Sharks
Good overall facts about sharks

Discovery: Shark Week
Discovery: Sharkopedia
Discovery: Sharkopaedia: The Oceanic Whitetip Shark
Shark facts, quizzes, videos, games and more

Florida Museum
Florida Museum: Shark Species Profiles List
Learn about all kinds of sharks by reading this museum's species profiles

MarineBio
Learn more about your shark from their marine species database

National Geographic: Great White Shark
Detailed description of great white sharks (size, climate, protection status)

Northeast Fisheries Science Center

Oceana: Sharks & Rays
Ocean Animal Encyclopedia

Sea World: Cartilaginous Fish
Sea World: Sharks
SCROLL TO THE BOTTOM OF EACH PAGE
Details and fun facts about sharks

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History: Ocean Portal: Sharks
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History: Ocean Portal: Great White Sharks
Very detailed information about sharks and great white sharks

Wildscreen Arkive
Explore the largest natural world Encyclopaedia online

World Wildlife Fund: Shark
World Wildlife Fund: Great White Shark
World Wildlife Fund: Whale Shark
Really good information about sharks; overview; why they are important; threats; etc.






UCN Red List of Threatened Species
Comprehensive list for evaluating the conservation status of plants and animals.