SEARCHING ONLINE
www.sweetsearch.com
www.kidrex.org
How Do People Search Online?
Natural Language How do humans affect the     lives of animals?Stop searching the whole question!
Keyword Search                 finds all the words no                    matter where they                           appea...
Identify the KeywordWhich ocean surrounds Southeast Asia?How many colors are there on Thailand’s flag?What is a dingo?What...
Preparing a Search    Search engines       don’t thinkThink of other words which might also   express the same idea
Preparing a SearchWhat should my resources be about,        in order to be useful? WORDS                     IDEA
Living in the Philippines           Ideas:         Philippines           Living          Surviving             Life
Preparing a Search…      of        comparethe             are           is          among       a         between
What effects did the ice age have on the    formation of the continents?               Continent                 Effect   ...
Use Synonym &          Related Words   MORE WORDS ARE BETTERTool:• Thesaurus – www.graphwords.com• Dictionary – www.snappy...
Quick Tips for Searching• Do not search the whole question!• Choose keywords to represent the most  important concepts in ...
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Keyword Searching

  1. 1. SEARCHING ONLINE
  2. 2. www.sweetsearch.com
  3. 3. www.kidrex.org
  4. 4. How Do People Search Online?
  5. 5. Natural Language How do humans affect the lives of animals?Stop searching the whole question!
  6. 6. Keyword Search finds all the words no matter where they appearBroader and more flexible search
  7. 7. Identify the KeywordWhich ocean surrounds Southeast Asia?How many colors are there on Thailand’s flag?What is a dingo?What country hosted the 2008 Olympics?How big is a sea turtle?
  8. 8. Preparing a Search Search engines don’t thinkThink of other words which might also express the same idea
  9. 9. Preparing a SearchWhat should my resources be about, in order to be useful? WORDS IDEA
  10. 10. Living in the Philippines Ideas: Philippines Living Surviving Life
  11. 11. Preparing a Search… of comparethe are is among a between
  12. 12. What effects did the ice age have on the formation of the continents? Continent Effect Formation Ice age
  13. 13. Use Synonym & Related Words MORE WORDS ARE BETTERTool:• Thesaurus – www.graphwords.com• Dictionary – www.snappywords.com
  14. 14. Quick Tips for Searching• Do not search the whole question!• Choose keywords to represent the most important concepts in your topic.• Use synonyms.• Use related words or topics• More words are better!

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