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WEB SEARCH TOPIC A

Finding a specific document on the web

To get oriented to the topic, search the American Dental Association Web site (ada.org) about dental problems associated with methamphetamine use. What are the oral effects of methamphetamine?

1. Here's what you know

  • Keywords are oral effects and methamphetamine
  • You want the information to come from the American Dental Association -- i.e., ada.org is the domain name

You'll want to use Google in the Advanced Search mode

You can also do this as a regular Google search with this search statement

methamphetamine "oral effects" site:ada.org

2. Return to your Word document and summarize what you learned.

 

WEB SEARCH TOPIC B

Finding a specific document on the web

You have heard that Hispanic children are at greatest risk for having no dental care during the preceding year. You've been told this information is in a report that is on the Internet as a PDF file. Among rual children, what percentage of Hispanics had no dental visit the previous year?

1. Finding the document   Here's what you know

  • Keywords are hispanics, children, and a key phrase is no dental visit
  • You know it's a PDF file

You can do this as a regular Google search with this search statement

hispanics children "no dental visit" filetype:pdf

2. In your Word document and summarize what you learned.

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