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    Appendix B

    Web Scavenger Hunt

    To complete this assignment, you are to search for a variety of information on the Internet.

    1. Locate a news article from an English-speaking country other than the United Sates. List the URL, list the name of the newspaper, list the country of origin, and summarize the article where indicated below.

    URL: ________________________________________________________.

    Newspaper: ___________________________________________________.

    Country: ______________________________________________________.

    Summary: _____________________________________________________

    ______________________________________________________________

    _____________________________________________________________.

    2. What is the current weather in Lisbon, Portugal? Is that Fahrenheit or Celsius? Find a Web site to convert the temperature, list the URL, and note the Fahrenheit temperature only.

    Fahrenheit Temperature of Lisbon, Portugal: _________________________.

    URL: ________________________________________________________.

    3. Search for the famous painting Guernica.

    Who is the artist? _______________________________________________.

    In what museum is the painting housed? ____________________________.

    4. How many miles is it from Nashville, Tennessee to Salt Lake City, Utah?

    ________. What is the estimated driving time? _______________________.

    List four major cities along the trip: __________________________________

    _____________________________________________________________.

    5. Search for your own name on a people search Web site. (If you have an uncommon first name, use your first initial only.)

    How many people nationwide share your name? ______________________.

    6. Locate the United States Library of Congress Web site and determine the year of origin for the Poetry and Literature Center.

    Year of Origin: _________________________________________________.

    7. List the URL of one of your favorite Web sites and explain why you like this Web site.

    URL: ________________________________________________________.

    I like this Web site because: _______________________________________

    ______________________________________________________________

    _____________________________________________________________.

    8. List the search engine(s) you used to locate the above information:

    ______________________________________________________________

    _____________________________________________________________.

    Explain the search method or strategy used to generate specific search results.

    ______________________________________________________________

    _____________________________________________________

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    Appendix B

    Web Scavenger Hunt

    To complete this assignment, you are to search for a variety of information on the Internet.

    1. Locate a news article from an English-speaking country other than the United Sates. List the URL, list the name of the newspaper, list the country of origin, and summarize the article where indicated below.

    URL: http://www.news.com.au/story/0,27574,25267806-5007133,00.html

    Newspaper: New.com.au

    Country: Australia

    Summary: The Chinese businesswoman at the centre of a supposed spy scandal has declared she is a loyal Australian and "broken-hearted" by the events.

    2. What is the ...

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