Discovering the Internet: Image Search
Video: Discovering the Internet: Image Search Episode 9 (of a 11-part series) This Nortel LearniT tutorial reviews the process to search for images on the Internet. Discusses basic and advanced searches using Google.
How Google Search Engine Works
This is a visual illustration of the functioning of the Google Search Engine. There is no narration, so educators will have to give more information than what is given in the slideshow. (7 slides)
This slideshow (11 slides) shows the viewer how to use Boolean operators to fine tune a search.
Google Scholar Search Tips
Google Scholar is a search engine powered by Google that allows a searcher to look for scholarly literature. This brief slideshow (5 slides) will have to supplemented by information from an educator.
Google Search Tools
This slideshow (33 slides) teaches how to use the various tools of Google, such as: Google 411, the Search Option sidebar, the Wonder Wheel, Google Chrome, the Google Timeline, Google Images, Google Life Magazine Photos, Google Books, etc. There is no narration. The viewer can learn by watching the slideshow, but the slideshow can be enhanced with information from a technology educator. There is no narration.
A Search Engine That Looks for Specific Files
FileDigg is a search engine that looks for specific files. Do you want only PowerPoint Files in your search? Go to FileDigg. Do you want only Word documents in your search? Go to FileDigg. This search engine is powered by Google. (This is a slideshow, not a video. There is no narration.)
Google: Web Search Tools
This slideshow offers an overview of Google that includes a little history, with views of the inside of Google headquarters. This slideshow shows briefly how to use the Google Booksearch, Google Calculator, Google Site Search Google Maps, etc. There are questions for students at the end of the slideshow.
Polar Bears Search for Food - David Attenborough - BBC Wildlife
The polar bear's range is roughly 10,000 times that of a panda bear. Luckily, a snow cam is here to spy in this grand habitat to capture fantastic images From the BBC.
The Search for the Baby Bald Eagle - A Shared Story
Inspired by Eric Carle, this story was written. illustrated, and read by the elementary children and teachers in the school. They sing a song at the end of the story: "Fly with me." Illustrations are collage cut-outs with some animation. (4:13)
Off to the Klondike! The Search for Gold
"Off to the Klondike! The Search for Gold" William R. Morrison, University of Northern British Columbia The Klondike (Yukon) gold rush of 1897-1899 was one of the most colourful and dramatic episodes in Canadian history and the last and greatest in a series of massive North American gold rushes that began in California in 1849. For two wild years the Yukon was consumed with gold fever.
Web Search Strategies in Plain English
This animated video with a few live action scenes from Common Craft describes a few simple strategies including the use of quotation marks around phrases and the minus sign to exclude words from results.
Using an Asterisk in Google Search
Explains how the * is used in a Google search as a placeholder. Would be good to show students more advanced searching techniques. Grades 7-12. 2:18 min.
Internet Search: Tutorial 2: Site Operator
How to use the site operator to reduce search results when searching online. This video discusses using Google to search domains to narrow your results.
Bernd Kestler - Tutorial 1: Quoted Search
This shows how to use a quoted search to refine your results. Quoted searches look for the exact phrase in the quotations.
How To Search In Internet Explorer 7
StepByStepIE7.com - Searching in Internet Explorer 7 explained...
Updates to Google Search
Learn more about Google's latest changes, including a left-hand panel with powerful tools that will make it easier to find what you are looking for.
Search Engine Basics 101, Including Basic Computer Skill Tips
In this video you will see how you can go over to the right corner on a Google search page, hover over the search term and it will give you the defination for each term.
Better Search Techniques
Step 1: Go to an internet search engine
The most popular search engine is Google
Step 2: Choose several key words
Step 3: Search for one of 2 or more terms
If you would like to find pages that contain at least one of your search terms, but not necessarily all of them, put the word OR in capitals between them.
Step 4: Performing a negative search
If you would like to find pages that do not contain one of your s
A Brief History of Web Search
Charts the development of internet search engines to the start of 2010. Directories got pretty big so the search box came along. Spiders did the work of classifying pages. Then Keywords came along to make searching easier.
In Search of the Jaguar
Join biologist Alan Rabinowitz as he fights to protect the elusive and endangered jaguar.