8th Grade Mystery Unit

Mysterious Mysteries

The following resources will help you research your mysterious mystery and draw a conclusion based on evidence found in a variety of key resources listed here:

Key Resources at a Glance:

Infotrac is an excellent source of information on biology, life science, environmental science, technology, wildlife and more. Search results can be printed, emailed or saved to a personal folder.
SIRS Knowledge Source provides a collection of 6 databases for students in grade 6-12. Full-text articles, graphics, photographs, government documents, primary sources, ebooks, and previewed websites.
Discovery Education provides video segments and photographs of many historical and cultural events.
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Gale Virtual Reference Library provides print encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. Search results can be printed, emailed or saved to a personal folder.
Marshall Cavendish Digital  eBook versions of our popular print reference books.

Britannica School Edition Search Level-Appropriate Reference Articles, Journals and Magazines, the Web's Best Sites, Multimedia, and Curriculum Content.

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Teacher/Student Evaluated Websites


Reference Print Resources

Evaluating Website Tutorial

  Citation Generators