SEARCHING ON THE INTERNET. You will be searching on the Internet a great deal. Learn how to make the most of your online experience. Why go on the Internet?. Just for fun to pass the time. Look for something specific. Research and learn something. Play a game Chat with other people
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SEARCHING ON THE INTERNET
You will be searching on the Internet a great deal.
Learn how to make the most of your online experience.
Just for fun to pass the time.
Look for something specific.
Research and learn something.
Play a game
Chat with other people
Sign up for programs
Buy and Sell products
There are many, many reasons.
The Internet is a worldwide
collection of computer networks,
cooperating with each other to
exchange data using a common
The Internet works through
telephone wires, satellite links
and broadband connections.
ACCORDING TO about.comas of January 2007,
922 million to 1032 million individuals used the Internet in 2006, all countries combined.
202 million American residents used the Internet in 2006.
The Internet provides information faster, easier and more efficiently than books and libraries.
There are millions of Websites and WebPages to provide you with lots of information.
Anyone can Publish a Website so the Internet is open to everyone.
The Internet has many search engines that can
help you narrow down your search.
Anyone can Publish A Website.- and NO ONE checks the information for truth.
A Website contains many WebPages that link from one page to another that can get you off track.
There are millions of websites to look on that can overwhelm you with information.
Click to go to Google’s Web Directory
A Search Engine is a program that searches documents for keywords and returns a list of those documents where the keywords were found.
A Search Engine works by sending out a spider (a program that finds WebPages and brings them back to the search engine).
Here is a list of very popular Search Engines.
Regular Search Engines
A regular search engine searches the Internet based on a given keyword.
Yahoo, Google, All the Web, and AltaVista and Ask, are very popular search engines.
A Metasearch Engine searches other search
engines and then combines the results.
Dog pile, Metacrawler, Mamma, and ix quick are top Metasearch engines.
Test it! See how many HITS you get!
Search for information using a regular search engine and then a try using a metasearch engine.
Pay attention to how the different search engines work and the results it brings you.
Write types of dogs into the search bar.
Regular Search Engines: Yahoo, Google, All the Web, AltaVista , Ask
Metasearch Engines: Dog pile,,Metacrawler, and Mamma, ix quick ,
A regular search engine will bring back many, many results because they bring back multiple pages of the same site.
Since a metasearch engine searches other search engines, the results are much smaller in number.
Search engines may work differently
With some you can be Specific and even ask a question.
For Example: How many purebred dogs have long
With other Search Engines it is best to use Key Words-
Purebred longhaired dogs
Regular searching is typing in keywords and allowing the search engine to come back with many hits.
Advanced Searching allows you to be more specific and lets the search engine come back with more specific results.
What is the difference?
There are different ways to complete an advanced search. One way is to use the
Advanced Search Option.
Most search engines offer this feature.
Go to Google and click on the Advanced Search.
Fill in the template to narrow down your search.
For Example: Purebred White haired dogs.
Another way is to use Symbols.
Use The + Symbol to Add
Use The - Symbol to Subtract
Use “Quotation Marks” for a phrase.
“purebred longhaired dogs"
You can even combine symbols
“purebred dogs”–longhaired +white
No matter what method you choose to do your searching in, it is finding what you are looking for that is important.
If you never find what you are searching for, you are
WASTING YOUR TIME!!!!
Did you find the information you were searching for? Do you need to change your search query?
Be a SMART SEARCHER ON LINE
Learn how to Search more efficiently.
Refine your search with advanced search options.
Choose reliable, easy to navigate search engines.
AND ALWAYS STAY SAFE ONLINE!