Now we are going to use an online encyclopedia to get information about the famous
Californian you selected.
- First, you will go to the online encyclopedia site .
- Next you will type in the name of your famous Californian
and click on the box to select the Encyclopedia Britannica as
- Click on the Go button.
- Next click on a link that looks like it will provide information
about the life of your famous Californian.
- Read the information. (Information which tells a person's life story is called a biography.)
- Take notes on this person's date of birth, occupation and why you think this person is considered famous.
- Then return to this assignment page and answer the questions below.
- Now, let's go to the
Encyclopedia Britannica site by clicking on its link and
follow the steps outlined above.
- Hint: if you don't find anything in the Encyclopedia Britannica
site, return to the 50
states' famous Californian site and look for another name.