Nasa database tutorial by jeff garretto
NASA database search slideshow
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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NASA Database tutorial
BY JEFF GARRETTO
In order to access the wealth of scientific information
available for the publics consumption just Open this
The hyperlink above is set to
http://science.nasa.gov/ and is the home to the
The home screen looks like this:
As you can see you can enter your subject of interest
into the database in the field that is circled.
UTILIZING THE DATABASE
Upon entering “The Moon” the database returns the
following search results page.
REFINING SEARCH RESULTS
Upon examining the search results it was clear that
they were not what I was looking for.
By entering a more detailed description of “The
formation of Earth’s Moon,” I was able to narrow
down the results to more relevant and specific
ACCESSING THE RESULTS
One must only click on the article of interest from
the search result field.
By clicking on the article of interest you’ll be sent to
From the article “Earth’s rocks on The Moon,” below,
I was able to gather information about Moon rocks
found on Earth. This information is necessary for the
compilation of evidence and data to extrapolate the
origin and formation of the Moon!
After utilizing the article and citing it appropriately it
is time to move on.
Located at the bottom of the article is an area of
“more information” provided by the database for
NASA’s database proved to be an excellent research
tool and information resource.
It have proven to be user friendly by its simple to
use access design.
I was able to gain insight, into my topic, about the
Moon rocks found here on planet Earth.
The article was also accompanied by with additional
links regarding additional relevant information to
the articles topic. This was a nicety that added to the