Google Gmail Labs

play around with some of Google's wild and crazy ideas

Location: Upstairs Science Lab

According to Google:

Try out experimental new features with Gmail Labs.

If you're going to brave the Labs world, it's important to keep the following things in mind about these features:

  • They may break at any time.
  • They may disappear temporarily or permanently.
  • They may work so well that they graduate and become regular features.

First Enable Labs

  1. Open Gmail.
  2. Click the gear in the top right and select Settings.
  3. Open the Labs tab.
  4. Identify the labs you want to turn on and click the Enable radio button.
  5. Click Save Changes at the bottom of the page.

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Some of my favorite labs:

A Little Science Humor

A Capella Science - Bohemian Gravity!

Earn Team Points on Your Adventure

1-point: Reflect on the G+ Community under the Gmail Labs post.
2-points: Reflect on the G+ Community under the Gmail Labs post and add 1 lab to each group members email.

3-points: Reflect on the G+ Community under the Gmail Labs post, add 1 lab to each group members email, and email 2 people that don't work at Union Hill to tell them about what you've learned. (This could be someone else in the district that teaches in your department/grade level, a curriculum coach that you've worked with, someone else that might be interested in the topic.) CC: Vanessa or Nicole

Mark your points on the back of your booklet (max three points for this topic). For this part of the adventure, draw up to 3 erlenmeyer flasks using the blue marker provided at this station. Only one person per team needs to track points.

Brought to you by:

Vanessa and Nicole

We will be wandering around during your adventure to help out!