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Tami Brass

Gone Google - 0 views

    Add your own lesson ideas to this collection > > > 1. Create your lesson in Google Docs, be sure to include screen shots. 2. Focus on the content of the lesson for teachers not necessarily the detail of how to use the tools. 3. Make your Google Doc public and e-mail the link to:
Tami Brass

Google Docs Templates - 1 views

    Lots of templates available in Google Docs. Who needs word?
Tami Brass

57 Useful Google Tools You've Never Heard Of | College@Home - 2 views

  • Reader: Reader is a Web-based news aggregator
  • iGoogle: Create a custom designed home page with iGoogle.
  • Picasa: This Google program makes it easy to manage your photos online and off.
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  • Docs: You no longer need desktop publishing applications installed on your computer to type out documents or create spreadsheets, you can do it entirely online with Google.
  • Notebook: Research can be easier with this Web clipping application from Google.
  • Desktop: Make it easy to find everything on your desktop with this application from Google.
  • Ride Finder: Hook up with taxi, limousine and shuttle services through this search tool which uses GPS data from vehicles in 14 US cities.
  • Transit: Those taking public transportation will appreciate this mapping tool which helps users to plan a trip via the local public transportation options by using Google Maps.
  • Mars:
  • Users can see the elevation, infrared data and photos of Mars through the site.
  • It provides easy access to images from the Hubble telescope through the Space Telescope Science Institute, allowing users to look through planets, stars, galaxies, satellites and more.
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  • uses satellite imagery and mapping technology to allow you to find and see any location in the world through an attractive and easy to use interface.
  • SketchUp: SketchUp is a simple but effective 3D drawing tool designed for both Macs and PCs that can be a handy tool
  • Checkout: Designed to simplifying the process of paying for things online,
  • Web Accelerator: Make webpages load a little faster by making use of this tool. It uses data compression, prefetching of content, and shared cached data to make even slow Internet connections less painful to use.
  • FeedBurner:
  • manage a variety of RSS feeds
  • Web History:
  • Base: This tool from Google is an online database in which any user can add content– text, images, documents and webpages.
  • Co-Op: Co-Op allows web developers to feature specialized information in Google searches
  • App Engine: Developers can build and host websites on Google servers using this tool.
  • Website Optimizer:
  • Browser Sync:
  • Click-to-Call:
  • Page Creator:
  • Orkut: This social networking service used to be invitation only, but since 2006 has been open for anyone to join.
  • Android: Android is an open source mobile phone platform
  • Send to Phone: Send yourself a message from the Web with this tool.
  • Shared Stuff: Google offers this free Web page sharing system that allows users to save and share pages they find interesting on the Web with others.
  • Talk: You may have heard of Google Talk but did you know that it’s not only a chat tool but can be used for VoIP conversations as well?
  • Dodgeball: This social networking site was created for use on mobile phones
  • Friend Connect: This new feature offered by Google allows users to easily add social networking functionality to their sites.
  • GrandCentral: GrandCentral is a VoIP service that allows customers to link several phone numbers.
  • Sites: Create and collaborate on shared websites with this tool from Google.
  • Scholar: Google Scholar provides a great way to search through the full text of scholarly literature from all fields and formats.
  • Patent Search:
  • allows you to enter a few items of a set into a search query and the site will try to predict other items in the set.
  • Sets:
  • Catalogs:
  • Search by Number:
  • Accessible Search:
  • Trends: Get easy to read graphs of Web trends over time with this tool.
  • Book Search: Formerly known as Google Print,
  • News Archive Search:
  • Special Searches:
  • Google Pack:
  • Gadgets:
  • Pinyin IME:
  • Image Labeler:
  • Code Search:
  • Alerts:
  • Apps:
  • GOOG-411:
  • Google Moblizer:
  • Gears:
  • Simply Google: This site provides access to all of Google’s specialized searches in one easy-to-use place.
  • Googlematic: With this helpful tool, you’ll be able to search Google using AIM or MSN Messenge
  • Cooking With Google:
  • Babelplex:
    What most people don't know, however, is just how many useful tools Google has out there than can make everything from tracking a package to creating and publishing webpages a breeze.
Tami Brass

Google Earth Hacks - Fun stuff for Google Earth. - 1 views

    Google Earth Hacks provides links to interesting content found or created by users like you and gives you quick access to check things out in Google Earth.
Tami Brass

DLESE GE User Manual - 0 views

    Designing and Creating Earth Science Lessons with Google EarthTM
Tami Brass

Google Earth for Earth Science - 0 views

    A combined effort between Steve Kluge at Fox Lane High School and myself ended with the development of a poster presentation at the Northeastern Sectional GSA Meeting demonstrating the usefulness of the powerful, yet user friendly, program of Google Earth.
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