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Executive Branch - 7th Grade Civics (Schuh): Home

START HERE - ENCYLOPEDIA

1. Click the icon below to launch Britannica

2. Select HIGH SCHOOL (this is important--middle school doesn't give much info)

3. Search for your department in this format: Department of [name]

 

 

 

 

Citation Tools

 

 

Got a Question?

Ms. King

Middle School Librarian

Episcopal Academy

484-424-1536

aking@episcopalacademy.org 

Remote Access

***To access the databases from home, you need to log in using your EA Email username and password. You will be prompted to log in when you click on the database icon***

WHITEHOUSE.GOV

Resources for all groups/departments

 

 


Find recent news related to your department and/or photos for your slideshow.

 

 

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This database provide Reference material, Magazines, Newspapers, Primary Source, and Multimedia images

In the search bar, enter your Department's name. Then, narrow down the results by which source type you want (Reference, Images, Magazines, etc.)

 

Citing/NT note: GALE databases (like this one) rock because you can click the CITE button to automatically cite the article/photo/source you're viewing.

 

Click CITE and either click the Export to NoodleTools button

or copy/paste the citation into NoodleTools!

 

GOOGLE TIPS

Feel free to search on Google for your department.

Remember to search with the term U.S. to ensure that you are looking at info for the U.S., not states/other countries.

For example, search "U.S. Department of the Treasury" NOT "Department of the Treasury"

GENERAL TIPS

Pro Researcher Tip:

Make sure to skim all the information on the homepage of your Department's website. It will show you what their current priorities are and any news/discussion/

blogs/social media posts about their work.

 

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