Sometimes, what is happening in the world around us can create many questions. Use this current events site to help you think more about the problem you want to solve and the right questions to ask. You can create an account and comment, chat, and save your favorites.
Who, what, where, when, why, and how. If you have questions, IWonder has answers. This collection of websites and digital resources is a great place to start if you want to explore a topic or solve a problem. Browse questions and narrow down your topic with each click.
ISearch pulls in information from magazine articles, encyclopedias, biographies, and more. Search for your topic and choose the Encyclopedia tab at the top. Select the very first result, the Research Starter, or one of the encyclopedia articles to help you gather the information that you know or need to know about your topic.
Encyclopedias are a great place to start gathering information. The articles are short and you will get a quick overview of what you know and need to know about your topic. You can also use World Book Student to view videos and images, read current events, and analyze maps and timelines.
Begin searching the INFOhio resources with ISearch and find out which resources have information about your topic. Use the Encyclopedias tab to find Research Starters and articles to help you learn the basics about your topic.
Did you know that Wikipedia is a great place to start your research, “but a horrible place to end?” Wikipedia can be a good tool to use when you start your research. You can gather background information and keywords that will point you in the right direction. Watch this video to learn how to use Wikipedia to jump-start your research!