Students understand what a search engine is and distinguish the differences between it and human-created directories. They discover that search engines with fewer hits are the most desirable.
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Student Handout: Google Drive
This is a great instructional tool and reference handout designed for pupils learning how to use and practice with Google Drive! Instructions include how to set up an account, create documents, and upload files from your computer. It...
6th - 12th 21st Century Skills CCSS: Adaptable
What Does the Public Know About You? --Does it Matter?
Young people today have to be very careful with how they present themselves online. Show them the possible impact of their online activity and what employers might see when performing a basic search. The lesson provides a video clip...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
The Roman Record
Using Google Earth, Google Docs, and other Google Tools, collaborative groups of seventh graders research and then create and share online newspapers reporting on the early development, geographical features, political issues, and family...
7th - 9th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The New Doctopus
If you're starting to reap the benefits of what Google Drive can do for your learners in their online drafting and submission of work, then you should definitely check out Doctopus. This video will walk you through the app script and how...
13 mins 6th - 12th 21st Century Skills CCSS: Adaptable
This multi-faceted, progressive project includes an array of activities for analyzing and evaluating a theme of American history. Learners begin by constructing a timeline of events in United States history using Google docs, create a...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Consumer Product Testing Experiment
Project-based learning is featured in a lesson that has class groups using a variety of Google tools to conduct consumer product testing experiments. After deciding on a topic, groups formulate a question, select a target group, develop...
4th - 9th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Advanced 4: Searching for Evidence for Research Tasks
Research was very different in the past. Pupils once had difficulty finding sufficient information, but now they have the opposite problem. Show your class how to pick the best resources out of the millions of sites an online search will...
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills CCSS: Designed
Advanced 3: Narrowing a Search to Get the Best Results
Familiarize your class with Google operators, specific symbols, or words they can use to express more clearly to the search tool what they want to find. With the resources included here, they can test their previous knowledge, view...
4th - 12th Technology & Engineering CCSS: Designed
Advanced 5: Evaluating Credibility of Sources
How do discerning readers determine bias and credibility? Ask small groups to figure it out! First, each group is provided with either articles or videos that contain bias. They examine the resources, respond to included questions, and...
6th - 12th Technology & Engineering CCSS: Designed