CS.101 Web 2.0 Lab
Part 1: Evaluating a website
Evaluating a website In this part you will evaluate the following website to determine if it is a reliable source of information.
- Navigate to the following website about Dihydrogen Monoxide. Here is the URL... http://www.dhmo.org.
- Using the web evaluation presentation as your guide determine if you should use this website as a resource to base a petition to ban the use of Dihydrogren Monoxide.
- Write a paragraph that summarizes your findings and your recommendation.
Part 2: Create your own Website
- In your web browser navigate to Weebly.com
- In the Create a Free Website box type in your username, password, and email address. Your username will be part of your new website address so choose wisely. Your web address will look like this - username.weebly.com.
- Your website can be about absolutely anything you are interested in. You can make it a family website, a website about a specific interest of yours, a website for your business, etc.
- You must include at least one blog page where you will post a message.
- You must also include at least two hyperlinks to other websites.
- You must include at least three pictures.
- When you are finished you are going to post a comment on my message on our class blog page that includes the link to your new website.
- Last but not least you must visit three other students websites and leave a comment on their blog.
Below are several sites where you can create your own custom images or find copyright-free images. Be careful when using pictures posted on the Web. They may be copyrighted.
- This is one of my favorite sites for creating fun images - www.imagechef.com
- This one has lots of great copyright free images - 5-14 Curriculum
- Here you can easily make your own custom logos for your site - www.spiffytext.com
- At this website you can create your own motivational poster. Motivator
- Here you can do all sorts of really fun things with your own digital photos. Big Huge Labs
- This site has free clipart you can useon your website. Discovery Education - clipart.