Work Plan - Step 2: Gather Information

Check out the online resources we have provided. If you find other resources, we can add them to the list. How will you check the information for accuracy? Good research teams learn from other researchers. Use the Internet to contact experts. Check the library for resources. Write letters to representatives from organizations. Interview knowledgable community leaders.

15-20 Points

10-14 Points

5-9 Points

0-4 Points
Research topics on the Internet without assistance using several search tools. Research topics on the Internet without assistance. Research topics on the Internet with some assistance. No attempt or unsuccessful attempt to research topics on the Internet.
Submit coherent, high-level questions to experts. Continue the dialogue with experts until adequate understanding is reached. Submit high-level questions to experts. Continue the dialogue with experts. Submit questions to experts. No interaction with experts.
Incorporate information from experts into the project. Cite all references properly. Incorporate information from experts into the project. Cite most references properly. Incorporate some information from experts into the project. Cite some references properly. No informatin from experts incorported into the project. No references cited.

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Authors: Bill Britton, Mohr Elementary School, Pleasanton; Diana Fong-Wedgwood, Edison Elementary School; Tim Perrotta, Cesar Chavez Middle School, and Steven Smith, Edison Elementary School.
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