This is a fun way to introduce the use of online sources to your class before beginning a research project. It will show your students which sources of information are credible and make them more aware of what information can be found in a URL. The power point is just a mini lesson leading up to watching the Brain Pop video. It gives the students the opportunity to begin thinking about the subject at different angles, which really helps them grasp the information in the clip.
**Please note- This power point has a link to a Brain Pop video. If your school does not have a subscription to this site, you can sign up for a free trial at www.brainpop.com. It allows you access only for a few days before requesting that you subscribe.