Troubleshooting & Searching

Create troubleshooting tips and learn boolean searches

Create a chart to help with common internet/computer problems

Create a chart in PADLET having three parts:

  • Problem
  • Why--how do I know there is a problem
  • Solution
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Finding Problems/Solutions

Browse through the lists of common problems and their solutions.

(Or come up with your own)

Use the links provided or google search problems and their solutions.

Make sure to use problems that you may encounter.

(ex. you will not rebuild a computer/deal with printers/deal with floppy disks)

Add Tips to your chart

Add FOUR problems to your chart based on your finding.

List the why and solutions for your 4 problems.

*include pictures to help explain if needed

Under WHY-make font italics

Be sure to include ALL solutions if there is more than one

use BULLETS to separate items. (example in picture)

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The Internet: How Search Works

Learn to use Search Techniques & Operators

Use the link to better your understanding of how to use google search.

Knowing how to use these will make your google searches more productive-

-less time clicking on useless links

-less scrolling through pages of links

You can use symbols or words in your search to make your search results more precise.

  • *Google Search usually ignores punctuation that isn’t part of a search operator.*
  • *Don’t put spaces between the symbol or word and your search term.*

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Your turn--> Use THREE different search operators.

Use Infogram to create an infographic- to show your searches.

Use THREE of the tricks to google search topics of your choice.

(school appropriate topics)


  • screenshot
  • graphs
  • pictures

to show your search and include whether or not the trick worked.

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