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Remember that you must be a currently enrolled Midland College student in order to access CredoReference for these activities.  Contact your instructor or the Fasken LRC to obtain login information.    
This Window will remain open so you can refer back to it.  Or, you can print this page to have on hand as you work Activities.
  1. Click on Credo reference button above to connect.
    Use basic search to search for information on: Ignaz Semmelweis
    Click on the entry from the American Heritage Student Science Dictionary.
    What were doctors and medical students doing that caused deaths on the obstetrics ward?

  2. Search for the phrase "one word exam question."
    What is the word and how should a clever student answer this exam?

  3. Enter "dog days" on the search box. Find out when these days usually occur and why they are called "dog days."
    Click on the entry from Holidays, Festivals and Celebrations of the World Dictionary.
    What did the ancients do to appease the rage of Sirius?

  4. Use the drop down menu to change basic search to image search.
    Find an image of a yurt.

  5. Now select: Find a Book ( navigation bar on top).
    Select Science (Categories on the left column).
    On Title Contains, enter: rivers for book:   Field guide to Rivers of North America.
    In Chapter 5 of the contents, review which rivers are detailed in this chapter.
    Click Rio Grande to view an image of its basin. Now click on Library Catalog to see what books the LRC has about this subject.
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