Monday, April 7, 2008

Elizabethan Times

For the page of links to good sites:
Seycove Web Sites for Assignments

Use Google Docs. Look in the right hand column under Communicate, show & share.

Friday, April 4, 2008

Science 8

Internet sites
The basic idea for your diagram on hydraulic systems
How Stuff Works - Hydraulics

Hydraulic elevators for the explanation:
How Stuff Works - Elevator
Click here for explanation:  Hydraulic brakes
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And here:
Both the diagrams and explanations can be found on these sites: 
Nail Guns: Pneumatic systems

Car lifts

Monday, February 11, 2008

Middle Ages Biography

Search Tips:
- use a domain search - site:org, site:edu
- check biography sites

Some sites to get you started:
Middle Ages People

Who's Who in Medieval Britain

Index by profession, achievement or role in society

Medieval Net Famous People


Friday, January 11, 2008

Using the New Online Catalogue

The new online catalogue is up and running. Go to:
Seycove Library Online
or type in

You can search for books in our collection and place holds. To place a hold, log in using your school computer log-in user name (plus 01) and password.
For example:

User ID - 958760s01
Password - your birthday written as year/mo/day like this: 19870621 (for June 21, 1987)

Once you are in look at the My Library Account menu on the left-hand side of the page. (See image.)

This allows you to renew, place holds and review your account.

You can do a simple or advanced search. This image shows you the advanced search screen: (Click on the image to enlarge it.)

Please let Mrs. Edwards know if you experience any problems using the new system.

Thursday, January 10, 2008

Industrial Revolution

Search Tips:

Use site:org or site:edu as search terms.
For example: industrial revolution daily life site:org

Beware of educational sites put up by students. The information may not be accurate.

Find a word you don't know the meaning of? Use Google's definition feature by typing in define:(put the word here) Example - define:plebian

A Few Sites to Get You Started:

Multnomah County Library List Click on Industrial Revolution.

Child Victims of the Industrial Revolution

Open Door Links

Seycove Selected Links Page