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Using the Web
Is the Internet the same as the World Wide Web ? NO The World Wide Web is one part of the Internet The Internet is a global network of computers which includes: emails, instant messaging, gaming, social media, etc..
What is the difference between a Search Engine and a Browser? Browsers use a program to view HTML documents or the world wide web such as: Google Chrome, FireFox, Safari, and Internet Explorer Search Engines retrieve information from a database or index such as: Yahoo, ASK, and Bing
A Query is a word or phrase used to search for sources and information on the Internet. SEARCHING Internet Explorer has two separate search bars for URL addresses and Query searches. Google has only one search bar that allows both URL address and Query searches.
How to Read a URL Address A URL address is the address of a web page on the World Wide Web. Also, known as the Web Address. http://www.nationalcivilwarmuseum.org/ Hypertext Transfer Protocol Top level Domain Type of web page or country of origin Website domain Name of the website or URL. Also called host name. Protocol used by the World Wide Web to define how messages are formatted and transmitted.
Choosing My Words Correctly Query Searches 1 Every Word Matters Search [who], [the who], and [a who] 2 Order matters Search [blue sky] and [sky blue] 3 Capitalization does not matter Search [LeBron James] and [lebron james] 4 Punctuation does not matter Search [red:delicious! Apple] and [red delicious apple] * There are some exceptions + - * $ # @ “..
Advance Searching with Operators (-) Exclusion Excludes words from your search (+) Inclusion Makes sure the preceding word is used exactly as you entered it. (~) Similar Words Includes similar words in your search (OR) Multiple Words The Boolean “OR” includes, one, the other or both words in your search results (..) Number Range Includes a number range in your search (*) Fill in the Blank Leaves space for a missing word in your search (“”) Double Quotes Includes only the exact phrase; the exact words in the exact order you entered them.
Search Suggestions Keep it simple. Describe what you want in as few terms as possible. Try this – [What is the definition of mitosis?] and [define mitosis] [What do I do if my tooth hurts] and [toothache treatment] The more unique your words are the more specific your results will be. Try this – [celebrity sounds] and [celebrity ringtones]
Let’s Practice (-) Exclusion [panthers][panthers-sports] (+) Inclusion [ball][+ball] (~) Similar Words [food store][~food~store] (OR) Multiple Words [curl straighten hair][curl OR straighten hair] (..) Number Range [academy award 1965][academy award 19654..1975] (*) Fill in the Blank [dark and night][dark and * night] (“”) Double Quotes [alexander bell][“alexander bell”]
Let’s Play Kahoot Enter Game Pin Number On the Screen Create your APPROPRIATE Nickname. Go To Kahoot It from Google Chrome