Activity: Searching for Information




Part 1: Please work through the tutorial found here: http://library.acadiau.ca/tutorials/websearching/

Part 2: Please watch these videos on effective Web Searches






Part 3: How Google Works - Watch this video by Google about how it works. Note that one of the most important reasons a site gets put first on your "Google Search" is because it has lots of links to it. This means that even if the information is false, but lots of people link to that site, it may come first in your search.



Part 4: Reflection Questions
  1. List two things you learned about searching the web from the Part 1 tutorial. How will each new learning help you search for information on the web effectively?
  2. List two things you learned about searching with Google from the Part 2 video. How will these help you narrow you search results when using Google?