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  • 1. and beyond! Penny Collins
  • 2. find this presentation here...https://sites.google.com/site/searchforeducation
  • 3. Please fill in my survey ...
  • 4. OVERVIEWHow Google Search Works Browser Tips Refining SearchDifferent Google Databases Beyond Google SearchTeaching Search Resources
  • 5. How Google Search Works
  • 6. How Google Search Works how google search works and beyond!
  • 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. Browser Tips
  • 9. Speed your Search!Browse twice as many results - right click and "Open new tab"
  • 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. Find what you want on the pageNo matter what browser you have, Ctrl f brings upthe "Find on page" search box
  • 12. Go easy on the eyesBrowser Controls:F11 Full pageCtrl + MagnifyCtrl - ShrinkCtrl 0 Original Size
  • 13. Refining Searchusing advanced search, search operators, google tricks and more search tools
  • 14. Search results often returns millions of results! cells
  • 15. Refine your search
  • 16. Imagine what words are on a website that has the information you are looking for.....
  • 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. 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. Refining Search cells “lesson plan” “year 9”
  • 20. What counts in the SEARCH box?
  • 21. What COUNTS???•Punctuation?•Word Order?•Capitalisation?•Spelling? organisation....organization
  • 22. Punctuation?
  • 23. Punctuation?
  • 24. Word Order?
  • 25. Capitalisation?
  • 26. Spelling?
  • 27. Spelling? Near enough can good enough – Google predicts the correct spelling
  • 28. Google Operators define Access a range of dictionary definitions for a word.
  • 29. Refining Search- define function define irony
  • 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. Google Operators
  • 32. Google Operators Microscope filetype:swf swf is a flash program – often interactive
  • 33. Google Operators site: This specifies to search within a specific website or specific domains.
  • 34. Google Operators site: .au .au only searches Australian websites .uk United Kingdom websites .nz New Zealand websites
  • 35. Google Operators site: britannica.com This specifies to search within a specific website or specific domains.
  • 36. Google Operators site: .gov Only searches websites with .gov URL ending .com company sites .edu education sites
  • 37. Google Operators biology exam site:.vic.edu.au Eg .vic.edu.au, nsw.edu.au, qld.edu.au.....
  • 38. Google Operators -Excluding words : MinusThis omits any page that carries the excluded word
  • 39. Google Operators jaguar -carExcluding words : MinusThis omits any page that carries the excluded word
  • 40. Googles left panel More search tools
  • 41. Googles left panel More search tools
  • 42. Googles sidebar Reading level
  • 43. Reading level
  • 44. Reading level = Primary level = Secondary level = Tertiary level
  • 45. Reading level
  • 46. Googles left panel Related searches
  • 47. Related Search Related searches
  • 48. Related Search Related searches
  • 49. Related Search Related searches
  • 50. Googles left panel Time range
  • 51. Googles left panel I’m trying to find a page I already visited...
  • 52. Tricks!
  • 53. Tricks!
  • 54. Tricks!
  • 55. Tricks!
  • 56. Tricks!
  • 57. Tricks!
  • 58. Tricks!
  • 59. Tricks!
  • 60. Tricks!
  • 61. Different Google Databases
  • 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. Different Google Databases A brief look at • images • videos • news
  • 64. Google images - similar images
  • 65. Google images - similar images
  • 66. Google images - similar images
  • 67. Google image left panel
  • 68. sweet search
  • 69. Google video search
  • 70. Google news
  • 71. Google news
  • 72. Google customisable newspaper
  • 73. Google customisable newspaper news
  • 74. Beyond Google Search
  • 75. Beyond Google Search... just to mention a few notables....Tag Galaxy (Images)Slideshare (PowerPoints)Quizlet (flash cards)Qwiki
  • 76. Search for Flash Cards quizlet Use someone else’s cards Make your own cards OR improve on someone else’s cards
  • 77. Search for Images in Flickr tag galaxy Flash based picture viewer Searches flickr by tag
  • 78. Search for PowerPoints slideshare Thousands of slide show presentations Most are downloadable
  • 79. Qwiki qwiki A primary level multimedia encyclopedia
  • 80. +• general encyclopedia type information• students with reading/attention problem• you cant cut and paste
  • 81. -• information is general• information is not linked (referenced)• need headphones for audio
  • 82. Teaching Students How To Search
  • 83. Search Engine Evangelism
  • 84. Search Engine Exercises a google a day
  • 85. A Google A Day
  • 86. Google’s humble beginnings....
  • 87. Thanks!https://sites.google.com/site/searchforeducation
  • 88. Computational knowledge engine wolfram alpha

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