This worksheet is designed to accompany Seven Steps Towards Better Searching. Print it out (reduced to 90%), record your answers, and think about why the numbers came out that way.
+Atlantis ~250,000 The final search shows only what? and excludes what? +Atlantis -shuttle +Atlantis -shuttle +continent +Atlantis -shuttle +continent -film -movie mushrooms The second one has more hits because... mushroom* surf* The second one has fewer hits because... surf* -surface* San Diego These are the same because... "San Diego" merits of laziness These are different because... "merits of laziness" Octopus octopus WebQuest The search that finds the most sites is... because? +webquest +webquest* link:http://www.clpgh.org/cmnh/tours/egypt/walton.html link:edweb.sdsu.edu/webquest/webquest.html frog* The sites found in the second search are... title:frog* webquest The sites found in the second search are... title:webquest