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Google search and beyond sasta 25 11-2011

  1. 1. and beyond! Penny Collins
  2. 2. find this presentation here...https://sites.google.com/site/searchforeducation
  3. 3. Please fill in my survey ...
  4. 4. OVERVIEWHow Google Search Works Browser Tips Refining SearchDifferent Google Databases Beyond Google SearchTeaching Search Resources
  5. 5. How Google Search Works
  6. 6. How Google Search Works how google search works and beyond!
  7. 7. The search engine finds the best matches Daddy I want a pony URL Title of the webpage The number of times the words appear on the page Related words eg father and horse Page rank (the number of links to the page) Page quality
  8. 8. Browser Tips
  9. 9. Speed your Search!Browse twice as many results - right click and "Open new tab"
  10. 10. Speed your Search!This cuts down on the time wasted waiting for pages toload, and hitting the back button to return to your search
  11. 11. Find what you want on the pageNo matter what browser you have, Ctrl f brings upthe "Find on page" search box
  12. 12. Go easy on the eyesBrowser Controls:F11 Full pageCtrl + MagnifyCtrl - ShrinkCtrl 0 Original Size
  13. 13. Refining Searchusing advanced search, search operators, google tricks and more search tools
  14. 14. Search results often returns millions of results! cells
  15. 15. Refine your search
  16. 16. Imagine what words are on a website that has the information you are looking for.....
  17. 17. Imagine what words are on a website that has the information you are looking for..... Cells worksheet Cells experiment Cells lesson plan year 9 Make a cell activity Cells flash interactive Microscope tutorial interactive Cells flashcards Cells multiple choice test
  18. 18. Refining Search cells lesson plan The more definitive the search terms, the more likely you are to find what you are looking for cells cells lesson plan >
  19. 19. Refining Search cells “lesson plan” “year 9”
  20. 20. What counts in the SEARCH box?
  21. 21. What COUNTS???•Punctuation?•Word Order?•Capitalisation?•Spelling? organisation....organization
  22. 22. Punctuation?
  23. 23. Punctuation?
  24. 24. Word Order?
  25. 25. Capitalisation?
  26. 26. Spelling?
  27. 27. Spelling? Near enough can good enough – Google predicts the correct spelling
  28. 28. Google Operators define Access a range of dictionary definitions for a word.
  29. 29. Refining Search- define function define irony
  30. 30. Google Operators filetype: This specifies only certain types of files in the search results. Document types: doc, docx pdf ppt, pptx xls swf (my fav)
  31. 31. Google Operators
  32. 32. Google Operators Microscope filetype:swf swf is a flash program – often interactive
  33. 33. Google Operators site: This specifies to search within a specific website or specific domains.
  34. 34. Google Operators site: .au .au only searches Australian websites .uk United Kingdom websites .nz New Zealand websites
  35. 35. Google Operators site: britannica.com This specifies to search within a specific website or specific domains.
  36. 36. Google Operators site: .gov Only searches websites with .gov URL ending .com company sites .edu education sites
  37. 37. Google Operators biology exam site:.vic.edu.au Eg .vic.edu.au, nsw.edu.au, qld.edu.au.....
  38. 38. Google Operators -Excluding words : MinusThis omits any page that carries the excluded word
  39. 39. Google Operators jaguar -carExcluding words : MinusThis omits any page that carries the excluded word
  40. 40. Googles left panel More search tools
  41. 41. Googles left panel More search tools
  42. 42. Googles sidebar Reading level
  43. 43. Reading level
  44. 44. Reading level = Primary level = Secondary level = Tertiary level
  45. 45. Reading level
  46. 46. Googles left panel Related searches
  47. 47. Related Search Related searches
  48. 48. Related Search Related searches
  49. 49. Related Search Related searches
  50. 50. Googles left panel Time range
  51. 51. Googles left panel I’m trying to find a page I already visited...
  52. 52. Tricks!
  53. 53. Tricks!
  54. 54. Tricks!
  55. 55. Tricks!
  56. 56. Tricks!
  57. 57. Tricks!
  58. 58. Tricks!
  59. 59. Tricks!
  60. 60. Tricks!
  61. 61. Different Google Databases
  62. 62. Different Google stuff More databases: books, maps, scholar, newspaper archive, recipes, fonts, life magazine photo archive Also Google Apps: Gmail, Calendar, Sites, Translate, Picasa, Blogger, Doc s (documents, presentations, spreadsheets, drawing, for ms) , Talk, Plus, Earth, Sky, Moon, Mars Google Apps for Education
  63. 63. Different Google Databases A brief look at • images • videos • news
  64. 64. Google images - similar images
  65. 65. Google images - similar images
  66. 66. Google images - similar images
  67. 67. Google image left panel
  68. 68. sweet search
  69. 69. Google video search
  70. 70. Google news
  71. 71. Google news
  72. 72. Google customisable newspaper
  73. 73. Google customisable newspaper news
  74. 74. Beyond Google Search
  75. 75. Beyond Google Search... just to mention a few notables....Tag Galaxy (Images)Slideshare (PowerPoints)Quizlet (flash cards)Qwiki
  76. 76. Search for Flash Cards quizlet Use someone else’s cards Make your own cards OR improve on someone else’s cards
  77. 77. Search for Images in Flickr tag galaxy Flash based picture viewer Searches flickr by tag
  78. 78. Search for PowerPoints slideshare Thousands of slide show presentations Most are downloadable
  79. 79. Qwiki qwiki A primary level multimedia encyclopedia
  80. 80. +• general encyclopedia type information• students with reading/attention problem• you cant cut and paste
  81. 81. -• information is general• information is not linked (referenced)• need headphones for audio
  82. 82. Teaching Students How To Search
  83. 83. Search Engine Evangelism
  84. 84. Search Engine Exercises a google a day
  85. 85. A Google A Day
  86. 86. Google’s humble beginnings....
  87. 87. Thanks!https://sites.google.com/site/searchforeducation
  88. 88. Computational knowledge engine wolfram alpha

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