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The Crib Sheets:

A great Cheat Sheet.
Bonus: Posters for your classroom. 

Google Search Curriculum by Google Certified Teachers
Classroom Activities

Search Education Evangelism site

Dig Into More Search

Searching Visual History
Life Magazine Photo Archive

Searching Classic Works of Art

The Google Art Project 
Kahn Academy and Smarthistory

Search is personal! Create your own Search Stories

Go Crazy with 
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 by Image (drop an image in the Google search box in Chrome)

A Google a Day in the Classroom

A Google a Day

Better Faster Search'12

Embed gadget

Search Features Activity #1: 

 Weather Death Valley, California
 Time in Cape Town, South Africa
 Movies 99501Dollars to rand
 population Anchorage, AK
 define ort Digital Camera $200..$450
 UA 565
 Los Angeles Lakers
Anaheim Might Ducks

Search Activity #2 Discover Your Own Way:

Search Activity #3: Explore, then find two search tricks to share here: Inside Search

Search Activity #4: Search Stories—FUN AND LEARNING!
  • 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

Images.Google.Com is a Visual Dictionary

Find HUGE, Royalty Free Images with Images.Google.com
  • Image Search > Options
    • Search By Size, File Type, Color
  • Image >Advanced Search> by Ownership - Making it Useful!!!
  • Similar Images