Take notes using a Word document as you research. Try EVERNOTE if you want to access your document from any computer, home or school!
Your first section of notes start with STATISTICS. You may also want to divide your notetaking document into two halves - PRO and CON to help manage the content. KEEP TRACK OF YOUR SOURCES!
Searching for Statistics - Finding Pro and Con
Use the GLEAN Comparison Search tool - it helps sort your search results into PRO and CON. Yay!
1. Try copying this sample search statement: cohabitation vs marriage site:edu
2. Then, click on the GLEAN link and paste into the search box
3. Work through the results gathering NOTES and SOURCES
Statistics on the Web
|Statistics on the Web|
American FactFinder - Census http://factfinder.census.gov/home/saff/main.html
2009 Statistical Abstract of the United States, National Databook http://www.census.gov/compendia/statab/
Statistical Resources on the Web, Bureau of Labor http://www.bls.gov/bls/other.htm
Federal Stats - Gateway to statistics from over 100 agencies http://www.fedstats.gov/