Improving Your Search Experience


Welcome to New York City

A great Cheat Sheet

Advanced Search with www.google.com
  • Search New York City
  • Options>Timeline 
  • Options>Wonderwheel
  • Comment, Promote, Remove (Promote NYC.gov)

Break For Lunch
    
Improve Your Search Experience with Web Search Features (Even More)
Enter these items in the search box:    
  • Time New York
  • weather new york, ny (city and state)
  • delta 708
  • population new york county - What county is Manhattan in?
  • New York Yankees or New York Mets
  • New Toolbar for advanced searching!!
  • Great site for more of this.
    
Short Activity- Individually search 3 new things using the search tips on the Web Search Features.  Add this new information to your notes.

Class Question: Ideas for applying this to lessons

Image Search

Brief Activity - Find 3 images of China and save them the network folder

Quick Overview of other Search options
  • Translation Tools
    • Languages - 170 Languages spoken in NY
    • You want to show off your school blog in one of pastry chefs - Translate to Italian.
  • news.google.com
    • Customize your search - 24/7 research
    • Search for New York City and uncover Text, Images, Archives
  • books.google.com
    • Search a huge archive of books for certain information
    • Some are in public domain
    • Some you only get a preview
    • Keep track and search your own books (My Library)
    • 10 Days in Google Books Contest

Class Question: Ideas for applying this to lessons

Google Presentation


Google Presentation




Image Courtesy of Antonio Bonanno's Creative Commons License on Flickr.
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