Name Karlee Farr
Internet Research Scavenger Hunt
Use the Internet to complete each task below. List the search terms you used to find your answers, and provide the URL of each web
site you used.
Task 1: Find out what the high and low temperatures will be tomorrow.
Mt. Joy weather forecast
Respon High: 41. Low: 30
Task 2: Define triskaidekaphobia.
Response: fear or a phobia concerning the number 13
Task 3: How many lines are in a limerick?
Lines in a limerick
There are 5 lines in a limerick
Task 4: Where can you find career information in the world wide web?
Task 5: Who was the last NASCAR driver to win the Winston Cup?
Latest winner of the Winston cup
Response: Jimmy Johnson won in 2006
Task 6: Name a famous author from our state.
Famous authors from Pennsylvania
Louisa May Alcott author, Germantown
Task 7: Find 2 books on dream interpretation in the world wide web.
The Interpretation of Dreams – Sigmund Frued
The Complete Dream Book- Gillian Holloway
Task 8: Find 3 funny laws in our state.
Funny laws in Pennsylvania
-Any motorist who sights a team of horses coming toward him must pull well off the
road, cover his car with a blanket or canvas that blends with the countryside, and let the
- Any motorist driving along a country road at night must stop every mile and send up a
rocket signal, wait 10 minutes for the road to be cleared of livestock, and continue.
- You may not catch a fish by any body part except the mouth.
Task 9: In the media center catalog, find the call number for Jesse Owens, Olympic Hero.
Call number for Jesse Owens
Call Number: LOT 2731
Task 10: Find 2 events at the BI-LO Center in Greenville, South Carolina this month.
BI-LO Center in Greenville events
Radio City Christmas Spectacular – 12-11-09
Events: Jeff Dunham -12-30-09
Task 11: Who wrote the poem "Jabberwocky"?
Response: Lewis Carroll
Task 12: What is the high school graduation rate in our state?
High school graduation rate in Pennsylvania
Response: 82 percent
Answer the following discussion questions:
1. Which search engine did you use the most? Why?
I used Google the most because I think that it gives the most results that are actually helpful.
2. How did you determine effective keywords for your searches?
I looked at my Internet searching tips paper.
3. What were some difficulties you had in finding information?
-It was harder to find information for the questions that I didn’t know what they were about, so when I
was trying to find the answer it was harder because I didn’t know what I was looking for.
4. Name 4 resources available to you in the World Wide Web.
-You are able to look at images, videos, information on the web, and call numbers for articles.
5. Which resource in the World Wide Web do you think will be most helpful to you? Why?
-I think that the information posted on the World Wide Web by other people will be the most helpful.
People post information about everything so whenever I need to research something I know I can always