Digital Basics: Learn How to Search the Web

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Learn how to search the web by using Digital Basics from the www.thebeehive.org.

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Digital Basics: Learn How to Search the Web

  1. 1. Searching the Web How to find what you’re looking for
  2. 2. Searching the Web What Is a Search Engine?
  3. 3. A Search Engine Is… <ul><li>Like a phonebook for the internet, web search results are presented as a list of results and can appear as web pages, images, information and other types of files. </li></ul><ul><li>Search engines allow you to modify your search to get the exact information you are looking for. Google is the largest web search engine, but there are others to choose from (Bing.com, Yahoo.com). </li></ul>
  4. 4. Searching the Web How Filters Work <ul><li>Filters such as Google </li></ul><ul><li>Safe Search allow you </li></ul><ul><li>to change your </li></ul><ul><li>preferences to block </li></ul><ul><li>certain content and </li></ul><ul><li>images. A filter is </li></ul><ul><li>great if you share a </li></ul><ul><li>computer with kids. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Searching the Web Google Safe Search
  6. 6. Chrome Searching the Web Conduct a Search Locate your internet browser. Once browser is open, type in the name of a search engine such as www.google.com
  7. 7. NCAA Football Type in a subject and click “Search.” Searching the Web Start Your Search
  8. 8. Introduction to Search Engines Your results should look like this!
  9. 9. <ul><li>Congratulations! Now you’re ready to search the web! </li></ul>You Did It!

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