Understanding Online Searches

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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 algorithms.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas
  • Introduce the concept of algorithms with a short video
  • Have students brainstorm a list of search engines
Classroom Considerations
  • Prepare screen shots of search results in advance 
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Pros
  • Provides links to additional resources
  • Includes an optional extension activity
Cons
  • None
Common Core