How to Become a Google Search Jedi

Objectives & Brief Description:

In this session, you will learn how to help students use Google to find relevant and credible sources. We will play with advanced search techniques and use a series of Google sites to travel back in time to help our students access primary sources. By the end of this session, you will leave with the skills, tools, and lesson plan ideas that you can use to turn your students into Google search experts.

Google Slides Presentation:

Session Resources:

Internet Live Stats

Google Advanced Search

Google Image Search

Google Image Search on a Mobile Device

Google Scholar

Google Newspaper Archive

Google Cultural Institute

 Google Art Project

Example:  The Museum of Modern Art

Historic Moments

Example: Technologies 1800 – 1995

 World Wonders

Example: Grand Canyon

Cultural Figures

Example: The Mandela Decade

World War 2

The Holocaust

Street Art

Custom Search Engines 

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