The Brain Friendly Classroom: Brainstorming and Discussion with 
Google Apps

10 things you can do in a Google search box:

1. Search information on only one site (ex. school board
2. Conversion (ex. pounds to kilograms, dollars to Euros
3. Calculate (ex. 144*937=)
4. reverse phone number lookup
5. flight status
6. weather (ex. 14548 weather)
7. sports scores (ex. Indianapolis Colts)
8. Timeline (ex. search "Civil War," click "Show Options," click "Timeline"
9. Search for one kind of file type (ex. Civil War filetype:pdf, ex. Civil War filetype:doc)
10. Search for synonyms (use ~ character)

Click here for basic Google search tips.
Click here for advanced Google search tips