Using the internet and world wide web to access information about the City of New Haven
Goals: The purpose of this lesson, is for the students to use the internet
for research, and learn about the City of New Haven.
Objectives: The students will be able to find the New Haven web site, and print selected information about the city
for the purpose of research. This is current information about the city. It will then be used for writing reports about New Haven.
Materials: At least two computers, wired for the internet, and a printer will be needed for this research center. The internet address for the New Haven web site is:
Procedure: This lesson is to be taught as a center, unless there are enough computers for the entire class to share. If the school has a computer center, or media center wired for the internet, those resources and teachers should be utilized.
The students will use the flow chart to access the New Haven web site.
The students will work in groups of three per computer.
Extension: The students may also browse other web site to gather informant on New Haven. The Connecticut Historical Society website offers a wide range of programs and curriculum on New Haven.