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How The Internet Works

For Students 6th - 12th
Imagine spiders crawling around a virtual web! Welcome to the internet. A series of eight short, entertaining videos explain how the internet works. The series begins with an explanation of just what the internet is. Subsequent topics...
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Crash Course: Artificial Intelligence

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Jabril, assisted by his John Green Bot, narrate a Crash Course in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. The 20 videos in the collection examine the logic behind AI, its history, how it is being used today, and show some...
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Crash Course Navigating Digital Information

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
In an age when so much information is delivered online, media literacy skills are essential. John Green's Crash Course on Navigating Digital Information provides 21st-century learners with the skills they need to help them evaluate the...
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Evaluating Web Sites

For Teachers 8th Standards
If it's on the Internet, it must be true—right? How can someone tell if a website contains less-than-truthful information? Savvy surfers evaluate sources in the fifth of a six-part college and career readiness instructional activity...
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Butterflies, Butterflies, Butterflies

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Transform your class into a butterfly museum! Research different types of butterflies, their habitat, and life cycle. Interactive components such as PowerPoint presentations, Claymation movies, and webpages add pizzaz to the museum...
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In God We Trust; All Others Pay Cash

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Learners review their knowledge on the First Amendment. After reading an article, they identify specific church and state issues. Using the Internet, they research President Bush's proposal from a specific point of view. They summarize...
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Lights! Cameras! Action!: Creating a Drama About the Lyme Art Colony

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Discuss the lives of artists in the Lyme Art Colony in the 1900s with this resource. Young historians write and perform a short scene depicting individuals who lived in the Griswold boardinghouse, used by the colony artists. They use the...
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Ecuadorian Rainforest

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Have your class talk about the importance of the rainforest and the products that come from it. Learners watch a video showing the path of chocolate from the rainforest to the supermarket. They discuss how the rainforest and chocolate...
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Unlocking Answers: Keys to Great Research

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
New ReviewSuccessful searches for information require more than just a device with Google access. Young researchers learn how to use keywords and hashtags, as well as how to evaluate sources and how to paraphrase without plagiarizing in a fun...
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Quick Skim or Deep Dive? Picking the Right Search Strategy

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
To search online to find answers to some questions requires only a quick skim, while others demand deep research. Scholars engage in a lesson that teaches them the difference and how to craft questions that produce the best online search...
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Search Boosters: How Content Creators Can Game the System

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Scholars examine the techniques content creators use to boost their search rankings. After watching a short "Search Boosters" video, groups select a story from the "News or Noise? Media Map" and analyze the devices used in the story. The...
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Search Signals: Understanding Your Top Hits

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Class members watch a short video about the criteria used to drive search results to learn about how search engines work. Scholars use a "Search Signals" worksheet and a tip sheet to record information as they conduct a simple search of...
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Understanding Online Searches

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Discover what's behind an online search. Scholars read a handout and engage in discussions to learn how to critically evaluate online search results. Then, working in small groups, they create posters listing their demands for search...
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Understanding How Digital Information Comes to You

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Google, Yahoo!, Bing ... so many choices, so little time! Using the resource, scholars explore how different search engines affect the way they find information. After reading a handout on the topic and engaging in small group...
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Web Search: Crash Course AI #17

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
No need to search for how search engines work. By watching a video, learners see how search engines use web crawlers to produce a list of relevant websites and then use an inverted index to organize the list. They also see how knowledge...
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Natural Language Processing: Crash Course AI #7

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
"You shall know a word by the company it keeps," linguist John Firth once said. To get AI to understand language, engineers write programs by applying distributional semantics, count vectors, and recurrent neural networks. Scholars view...
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The Internet: How Search Works

For Students 6th - 12th
Imagine spooky spiders crawling around a virtual web. It turns out that's really how search engines work! Learners view a video that explains how search engines find relevant web pages. Programs called spiders are continually searching...
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Search Engines

For Students 9th - 12th
Which search engine is best? The last lab in a unit of five leads the class to investigate search engines. Working in groups, individuals read and discuss articles related to searching the Internet. Pupils develop suggestions that would...
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Search Engines

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Introduce search engines with an activity that models how search engines work and the different algorithms they employ. Working in groups, class members then build search queries to demonstrate the knowledge learned.
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Battleships—Searching Algorithms

For Teachers 4th - 12th
How does a computer perform a search in order to find data? The lesson begins with a demonstration on finding one number out of 15. Pairs then play three games of Battleship by using different search techniques. The lesson plan finishes...
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Getting Online One Click at a Time

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
The Internet is a vast and fascinating place to be, but you have to know how to get there first! Use a helpful guide to become computer savvy in no time. It covers computer basics such as keyboarding and hardware, and goes into e-mail,...
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Better Searches. Better Results.

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Show your researchers how to get better results when using a search engine to find information with a template that models 10 search strategies. The suggestions explain what to type, what the search engines does, and what results users...
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Where in the World is the Wide Web?

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders investigate how the web works and how to search effectively. In this Internet use instructional activity, 6th graders brainstorm positive and negative experiences they have had while on the Internet. Students view two web...
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The Hatfield and McCoy Feud

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Learners explore West Virginia history with regard to Mountain and Appalachian Culture. They compare and contrast life now with life 100-150 years ago. They write and illustrate a short story about the life of children 100-150 years ago....