A Dozen Hidden Treasures

Let's explore a dozen lesser-known Google resources:

  1. Google Panoramio. This tool connects Google Maps with great photographs. Search for a place and see photos. Check out the contest winners. Learn about the science of a particular place. Use the photo to jumpstart discussion.
    Explore more ideas for Google Images.
  2. Hotel Finder and Google Flight. Again, connect Google Maps with interesting tools. Take a trip to four related locations such as four volcanoes, four football stadiums, or four caves. Make the locations. Provide descriptions. Determine the distances and costs to drive. 
    Explore more ideas for Google Maps.
  3. Google Finance. Learn about what's happening in the financial world. Also track domestic trends.
    Explore more ideas for Google Finance.
  4. Google Elections. Find up-to-date information about the US Elections.
    Explore more ideas for Google Elections.
  5. Google Art Project. Explore art projects, conduct image searches, try a museum street view, and maps.
    Explore more ideas for Google Art Project.
  6. Google Scholar. Search for articles and links to citations.
    Explore more ideas for Google Scholar.
  7. Google Global. Explore global issues and languages through google searches around the world. Conduct a Global Insight search.
    Explore more ideas for Global Google.
  8. Google Translate. Use Google Translate. Or, try going to a website in another language and use the automatic page translator. Involve students in searching for infographics in other language. Then, translate by hand or use the translator for help.
  9. Google Data. Public data is just one of the many Google products that let's users example data in different ways.
    Explore more ideas for Google Data.
  10. Google Projects. Google has a philanthropic arm that involved with lots of programs worldwide.
    Explore more ideas for Google Projects.
  11. Gooru. This new Google project focuses on educational resources.
  12. Google Science Fair. This is one of many fairs and contests supported by Google.

Classic Hidden Treasure

In addition to all the new tools. Remember that there are many hidden tools available for searching. To find a master list, go to Google Inside Search.

Explore more ideas for Google Everything Search and Google Search Evaluation.

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