What is this thing? Koosh balls and search terms
This short lesson introduces identifying search terms with a Koosh ball. The 10 minute activity can be used in one-shot instruction sessions or built in to credit bearing information literacy courses.
Identify relevant search terms for a given topic.
Information Literacy concepts:
Individual or Group:
This activity was originally designed for a patent searching session for an upper level engineering course. I used it to prepare groups for brainstorming keywords for their group invention. I have found that it easily translates to other multidisciplinary courses and can be used with groups or individuals.