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Searching Visual History
Life Magazine Photo Archive

Searching Classic Works of Art

The Google Art Project 

Search is personal! Create your own Search Stories

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Top 10 Obscure Google Search Tips

Create your own Custom Search for yourself, your class, or your colleagues.
  • Add a couple of your favorite sites for search.
  • Add a collaborator or two..or ten!
  • Add a Marker to your toolbar.

Search Features Activity: 

 Weather Death Valley, California
 Time in Cape Town, South Africa
 Movies 91340Dollars to rand
 population San Fernando, CA
 define ort Digital Camera $200..$450
 UA 565
 New England Patriots
Boston Red Sox

Check out more: Inside Google Search "Features"

Search Activity #2 Discover Your Own Way:
  • The Art Project
    • Why didn't they release "Marie-Antoinette de Lorraine-Habsbourg, Queen of France, and her children" on time?  Look for it in the Versailles collection.
    • Uncover the details in St. Francis in the Desert by Giovanni Bellini in The Frick.
Search Activity #3, if we have time.
  • Create your own Google Search Stories
    • Consider some of the ways in which Search Stories can be integrated into any curriculum

Search is personal

Google Instant Video
  • Over 1 billion Searches Daily Google
  • The typical searcher take more than 9 seconds to enter a search term
  • Google serves up results in 300 milliseconds
  • Every query travels on average 1,500 miles to get your answer.
Learn the Shortcuts from suggestions!
  • Tab/Right arrow = pick the first suggestion
  • Up/Down arrow = select another suggestion from the list
  • Right arrow while selecting a suggestion = I'm feeling lucky
  • Enter or Esc = ignore the suggestions and find the results for your query
Check out Short Answers!
Be careful if you're moving fast!  Turn on Safe Search

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