This slideshow (11 slides) shows the viewer how to use Boolean operators to fine tune a search.
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.
The Vikings 3/5 – History Channel Documentary
The video shows and explains how the invaders organized their towns. The organization of the local government. There is reference to the trip in which the Vikings arrived in American around 1000 AD. The video also shows the influence of christian religion.
Vikings: Journey To The New Worlds
Vikings! They came from the North and soon the legends would say that they did not know fear. For hundreds of years they were another name for terror. They sailed icy oceans and narrow rivers striking far inland without warning without mercy.However the truth about the Vikings is far more complex. England,Germany, and Russia along with their homeland of Scandinavia all bear the Viking's mark today. Shot on location in Iceland Greenland and Newfoundland this breathtaking IMAX® film joins th
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.
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.
Understanding Google Squared
Product Manager Daniel demonstrates Google Squared, a new experimental search tool that lets you customize your search results in a table. (0:34)
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
Using Google to find information
For upper elementary students. <br />Tricks for using google to search for information, specifically for our social studies projects.
A Good Site for Searching PDF Files
PDF Search Engine http://www.pdfsearchengine.in
This is a brief slideshow (6 slides) that shows students how to get Faster, more Relevant results if searching for PDF files. This search engine returns results from these search engines: Google, Bing, and Yahoo!
(There is also another website: pdf-search-engine.com which is powered by Google.)
Hypermedia as a means for learning and for thinking about learning
This paper is about the design and realization of an experimentation with a hypermedial system, IPER-3, facing the three ‘classical’ problems in the history of mathematics (trisection of the angle, quadrature of the circle, duplication of the cube) and some issues which have developed around them. The aim of the work is to study the opportunities provided by hypermedial systems in dealing with topics of interest for the training of teachers and/or for class work, exploiting the possibility o
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.
Computer Dictionary - What Does LAN Means?
This is an easy-to-understand explanation of the computer term LAN or Local Area Network. You need an ethernet hub and a network connection. (09:42).
Finding Animal Tracks with Curious George
This video from Curious George shows young children exploring a snowy environment in search of animal tracks. The impressions that animals leave behind can reveal a lot about the types of animals that exist in a particular habitat and how they behave in their natural environment. Closed captioning included. Run time 01:26.
Following People on Twitter
1. Log into your Twitter account
2. Scroll to the bottom of page and look for Search.
3. Enter a specific keyword targeting the type of people you are seeking. For example: hiker or golfer or internet marketer. Then click Search.
4. Click on the profile photo of the person you wish to follow.
5. Click Follow to start following updates for this person.
6. You will receive a confirmation.
7. (Optional) If you wish to receive this persons updates by mobile phone,
Oil Contamination Affects Food Web
This video adapted from KTOO examines a virus outbreak that affected the Pacific herring population in Alaska's Prince William Sound in 1999. Because the herring play a very important part in both the local economy and the subsistence lifestyle practiced by the area's Alaska Native people, community members and scientists have sought to identify the cause of the virus. One hypothesis suggests that oil from the 1989 Exxon Valdez tanker spill, though not the direct cause of the virus, is a stresso
Jeremy Siegel: Interest Rates Look Stable, but Beware the China Bubble
The U.S. economy may be getting stronger, but that doesn't mean interest rates will go up when the Federal Reserve meets next week on January 31. According to Wharton finance professor Jeremy Siegel, interest rates should hold firm at their current level for quite a while, and "the big question for the market is whether there will be any drops at all this year." He believes there is "a balance in the economy between strength and moderate inflation," and the Fed is unlikely to move interest rates
How Rivers Change the Land
From Dragonfly TV. Margaret and Elizabeth like to visit the Science Museum of Minnesota. The museum has a mini-golf course that was designed so kids can learn about rivers while putting. As they played, the girls began to wonder how real rivers work and what rivers do to the land. So after their game of golf, they packed up their canoe and headed for a local river. the canoe ride showed the girls how rivers meander; or twist and turn, and how the water deposits rocks and pebbles on the i