Want to put your students’ Google search skills to the test?
Well, with Google’s “A Google A Day” lesson plans, you can! Google has 60 lesson plans with riddle-like challenges that you can present to your classes. Lesson plans are in the format of a Google Docs slideshow, and can be downloaded or presented online.
Each lesson plan features a challenge question, hints to get students started, the answer to the challenge question, and how to properly find the answer using Google search tips. Additionally, every challenge features a slide with additional background information on the topic and questions to facilitate discussion. Lesson plans are organized into four main categories: culture, geography, history and science.
Browse the lesson plans here, and check out an example below. For some tips to share with your students when they conduct their searches, you might want to peruse these 15 modifiers for more effective searches.