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The Secrets of the Internet By Mrs. Maxwell’s Fifth Grade
Can you trust the Internet? You may think that all the information on the Internet is true but not all of it is. Information on websites can be biased. When you look at a website, you need to think about who created the website. Anyone can design a website and say they are an expert on a subject. This does not necessarily mean that it is true.
What happens when you get wrong information? Mr. Abrams lives on Block Island and has a farm with lots of animals. He always wanted a camel and brought Nyla to live on Block Island.
Internet Lies Mr. Abram’s friend gave him information about special milk for camels that they found on the Internet. Mr. Abrams bought the milk and gave Nyla lots of the special milk. Nyla started to get sick. They contacted the milk company and were told to give her more milk. Nyla became very sick. Mr. Abrams flew a vet to Block Island and told him about the milk.
Nyla the camel The vet told Mr. Abrams to stop giving Nyla the milk. The vet told Mr. Abrams to stop giving Nyla the milk. Mr. Abrams found out the information about the milk was wrong and it came from the milk company that wanted to sell more milk. Mr. Abrams found out the information about the milk was wrong and it came from the milk company that wanted to sell more milk. Nyla almost died because of false information from the Internet. Nyla almost died because of false information from the Internet.
How do you know if you find false information? Well, you could check where the information came from, who made the website and how long ago it was created. Try to contact the company or creator of the website. That information should be on the website.
Which search engine is the best? We chose Ask Jeeves as the best search engine. If you want to find accurate information quickly log onto Simply type in what you want information on and click go.
Ca mels Did you know that really strong camels usually carry from 500 lbs. to 600 lbs? They cover about 30 miles a day. Camels usually are 6 to 10 ft tall. Camels weigh from 550 lbs to 1500 lbs.
Nyla’s Home Nyla is very healthy and loves her new home on Block Island.
THE END This is the end of our slide show. We hope you enjoyed it. Next time you surf the Internet for information, remember us and our slide show. by: Mrs. Maxwell’s 5 th Grade Class