This is a life skill that will help you not only in doing research assignments, but in your everyday life as well.
Knowing how to find relevant, reliable, and accurate information can help you make informed decisions about things like what college you might like to attend, where to vacation this summer, purchasing a new car, financial aid options, and more.
This will be your life raft in the information tsunami that is the 21st century. Pay attention and hold on tight!
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Some websites you might try
Go to the "Tools and Research" section to get background information on your topic.
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