SO YOU THINK YOU CAN SEARCH?
Not only can Google Search tell us the weather, do math, and have fun with hidden Easter eggs, it is a powerful search tool students can use to find sources appropriate to their research. Come to this workshop for some tips and tricks to narrow your search results with advanced Google Search. Also discover little known search tools, all while having fun!
AGENDA AND RESOURCES
GOOGLE SEARCH RESOURCES
Ngram Viewer – display a graph showing how often phrases have occurred in books over time, more info here
Public Data – searches through public data published around the world (World Bank, US Census, IMF, etc.)
Trends – search for who is searching for what when (ie. what’s trending in different parts of the world)
Posters you can print
Shortcuts graphics – round graphics showing the advanced search shortcuts
Search tips and tricks poster – Infographic showing modifiers to use to limit your search
Google Like a Boss – Infographic showing modifiers, similar to above infographic
Search poster – Another infographic search poster
even more posters here
GOOGLE SEARCH CHALLENGE
Click to open a Search Challenge activity you could modify for your students.