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Making the Mostof Google Searches Learn to Search         Like a Librarian
What is Google?
Google helps you find:   INFORMATION
A Wise Googler…         makes safe and         smart choices.         Always use         Google with         your teacher ...
Who can make a website?                                      Anyone!  Sreelakshmi Suresh is the world’s youngest web desig...
How to Start! No   questions or sentences.  NO:  Who is the oldest American still alive?  YES: oldest American person  ...
Your Turn!Whatis the tallestmountain in the world?Search  Hint:tallest mountain world
Mount Everest       29,035 Feet Tall
Try Another One!How many muscles doesa caterpillar have?SearchHint:caterpillar muscles
4,000 Muscles             Humans            have only           640 muscles!
One More!What animal is immune toevery disease?   (He never gets sick. Not even cancer.)Search              Hint:anima...
Sharks
Be Very Clear!                                     Crane? Use exact words.                   Crane?                      ...
Instant Conversions Google calculates measurements for you  in an instant.             EXAMPLES:Search: 8 cups in ounces ...
Minus SignThe  Leaves   out information in a search.                      caranimal                                  foot...
QuotationsUse   quotes for very specific searches.                    EXAMPLES:                     OBJECTS & PEOPLE     ...
Wildcard   A * tells Google to fill in the blank. Examples:Civil War cloth*(Civil War cloth, clothing or clothes)Water F...
Special Signssite: Searches        ONLY where you tell it.                      EXAMPLES:         volcanoes site:discove...
Your Turn!What is your science fair topic?  Search Hint: YOUR TOPIC site:discovery.com YOUR TOPIC site:nationalgeographi...
Giving CreditCiting your research is giving credit to the author for their hard work.        Author’s   Name        Any ...
<---Website Title     <---Article Title<---Author
Bibliography                                    Images Sources:   http://www.huzzer.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/11/lookin...
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Productive & Safe Google Seaches for Kids

  1. 1. Making the Mostof Google Searches Learn to Search Like a Librarian
  2. 2. What is Google?
  3. 3. Google helps you find: INFORMATION
  4. 4. A Wise Googler… makes safe and smart choices. Always use Google with your teacher or parents.
  5. 5. Who can make a website? Anyone! Sreelakshmi Suresh is the world’s youngest web designer.
  6. 6. How to Start! No questions or sentences.  NO: Who is the oldest American still alive?  YES: oldest American person Ms. Besse Cooper of Georgia is 115 years old.
  7. 7. Your Turn!Whatis the tallestmountain in the world?Search Hint:tallest mountain world
  8. 8. Mount Everest 29,035 Feet Tall
  9. 9. Try Another One!How many muscles doesa caterpillar have?SearchHint:caterpillar muscles
  10. 10. 4,000 Muscles Humans have only 640 muscles!
  11. 11. One More!What animal is immune toevery disease? (He never gets sick. Not even cancer.)Search Hint:animals immune all diseases
  12. 12. Sharks
  13. 13. Be Very Clear! Crane? Use exact words. Crane? Crane? NO: crane Crane? YES: crane bird YES: crane machine NO: Michael Jordan YES: Michael Jordan basketball YES: Michael Jordan actor Michael? Michael?
  14. 14. Instant Conversions Google calculates measurements for you in an instant. EXAMPLES:Search: 8 cups in ounces What do you get?Search: 5 feet in meters What do you get?
  15. 15. Minus SignThe  Leaves out information in a search. caranimal football team EXAMPLE: jaguar (animal) jaguar –car –Jacksonville –football
  16. 16. QuotationsUse quotes for very specific searches. EXAMPLES: OBJECTS & PEOPLE “Space Shuttle Discovery” “Space Shuttle Endeavor” “Alexander Graham Bell” TITLES “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets”
  17. 17. Wildcard A * tells Google to fill in the blank. Examples:Civil War cloth*(Civil War cloth, clothing or clothes)Water Freez*(Water Freeze, Freezes, Freezing)
  18. 18. Special Signssite: Searches ONLY where you tell it. EXAMPLES: volcanoes site:discovery.kids.com Earth atmosphere images site:nasa.gov
  19. 19. Your Turn!What is your science fair topic? Search Hint: YOUR TOPIC site:discovery.com YOUR TOPIC site:nationalgeographic.com EXAMPLE: water cycle site:discovery.com honeybees site:nationalgeographic.com
  20. 20. Giving CreditCiting your research is giving credit to the author for their hard work. Author’s Name Any Dates Article Title Title of the Website
  21. 21. <---Website Title <---Article Title<---Author
  22. 22. Bibliography Images Sources: http://www.huzzer.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/11/looking-3.jpg http://gotlocaltraffic.com/wp-content/themes/iblogpro/images/top-ranking- in-google-places.png http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2011/01/09/article-1345441-076E8826000005DC- 675_468x286.jpg http://www.owlsweb.info/tidbits/2004/google-spell.jpg http://www.nwhm.org/media/category/exhibits/spies/telephone%20operator s%20world%20war%20I.jpg http://www.best-4-u.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/Find-Similar-Websites- On-the-Internet.jpg http://www.marcgunther.com/wp-content/uploads/google.jpg http://wwwcdn.net/ev/assets/images/vectors/afbig/downward-black-arrow- clip-art.jpg http://www.mononarag.com/wp- content/uploads/2010/05/real_stop_sign.jpg http://www.usa.gov/tutorials/auctions/images/gov_auctions_7.jpg

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