HISTORY OF ASTRONOMY – MRS. SCHEINBERG

 

1.     How to access your assignment on the media center web page:

 

Start, Programs, Internet Explorer

From the Media Center Web Page (http://cmcweb.lr.k12.nj.us) – Cherokee Virtual Library,

 click on:

 

Assignments
Special Assignments
Science

Mrs. Scheinberg’s Index of Lessons
        Level 1 Earth Science
        Under Internet Assignments and Pathfinders:
      
Ö Pathfinder to the History of Astronomy Newsletter

          History of Astronomy (Your Assignment)

 


2.  In addition to web sites on your assignment page, here are some
    useful databases:

 

From the Media Center Web Page (http://cmcweb.lr.k12.nj.us) - Cherokee Virtual Library,

 click on:

 
RESEARCH DATABASES (To access these from your home computer, get Bookmark with
                                                passwords from the media center.)
 

      Science Resource Center -  UserName = holiday         Password = season
                                                    In the right-hand box, scroll down to:

     
                                                                       “Science Resource Center”
                                                    Click on:  Person Search (Click:  All results)
                                                    Type person last name, first name in box.
                                                         Ex:  Kepler, Johannes

      Discovering Collection – Click on “Person Search.”
                                                 Type:  “person’s last name, first name” in Search box.
                                                  Ex:  “Kepler, Johannes”

      Facts on File  -  Under Science, click on “Science Online.”  Click on “Biographies.”

                                 Type:   “person’s last name, first name”  in box.

  

       

    3.  Using Microsoft Publisher                                                                                       

 

          Start, Programs, Microsoft Publisher

 

           Under “Wizards,”  select “Newsletters.”

            Choose a “Newsletter” template (on the right).

           Cancel the “Personal Information” box.

To disarm the wizard, click on Finish.
          Click on “Hide Wizard” in the left column.


ONCE A TEMPLATE IS SELECTED, CHANGE TEXT AND GRAPHICS TO CREATE YOUR PUBLICATION!
                              Click on the graphics and text to make changes.

 

 

4.     For graphics – pictures                                      

In addition to getting pictures from your web sites, use:

 

Microsoft Publisher Clip Art -  From the file menu, select:

                                                Insert, Picture ---Clip Art ---Clips Online

 

 

Google Image Search -  Go to:   www.google.com

                                         Click on:  Images

                                Type in your term(s).  Enclose phrases in “quotation marks.”

 

 

 


5.     Saving  your work -  SAVE OFTEN!!

 

From the file menu, select:  SAVE AS
From the “save in” menu, save to your “h” drive or to a disk (“a” drive).

Name your file.    Click:   SAVE.

 

Never save to the “C” drive.

 (When you choose “save” and not “save as” the first time, you are saving to the C drive.)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Created by Mrs. L. Dennis (South Media Center)
Updated 1
1/04