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Create a web site using the New Google Sites features

Part I - Total Solar Eclipse

Directions:  Create a web page about a Total Solar Eclipse

Watch this video and follow along:

  1. How to Create a New Google Site  (backup in DropBox)
  2. Lunar Eclipse page - if you have not created it yet, do that now
    1. Video: Lunar Eclipse Essentials, Source: NASA - 2 minutes
    2. Hint:  Make sure you have included at least two links for lunar eclipse.
  3. Share it with:  wissnera@waylandunion.ORG  -- make sure it is the ORG email

Please raise your hand to show your teacher that you have completed this assignment.





Part II - Page about an App, Video Game, Computer Program, or Web Site
  1. Create the new page about any iPad app, video game, computer program, or web site.
  2. Hint:  Do NOT create a new site...  Just add a new page to your Eclipse site.
  3. No violence.  No killings, murder, shootings, harming, weapons, guns, etc.  Nothing portrayed that is illegal.  No ratings of T, M, A or RP.
  4. ADD a new page (click the "New Page" button").
  5. Include the following:
    1. at least five sentences of information,
    2. ONE photo with text wrapping around at least one of the photos
    3. TWO hyperlinks and the first link must be to the Wikipedia page
    4. BOLD -- two or more colored words that are not touching each other,
  6. Share your Google Site with your teacher by clicking on SHARE.  (wissnera@waylandunion.ORG)
  7. Hint:  When sharing:  Do not allow others to edit.  Only viewable if they have the link.
    When you finish, please raise your hand to show your teacher that you have completed this assignment.





    Part III - Free Choice Page!!!
      Go STEP by STEP below, and expand your Google Site to include all the following features:
      1. Add at least one more page with the following:
        • Make a page about ANYTHING!!!:  for example:  favorite movie, place to visit, hobby, food, etc.
      2. No violence.  No killings, murder, shootings, harming, weapons, guns, etc.  Nothing portrayed that is illegal.  No ratings of T, M, A or RP.  No movies ratings of R or NC-17.
      3. Include the following:
        • at least five sentences of information,
        • two or more photos with text wrapping around at least one of the photos
        • two or more hyperlinks and the first link must be to the Wikipedia page
        • two or more colored words that are not touching each other,
        • two or more highlightings of words that are not touching each other
      When you finish, please raise your hand to show your teacher that you have completed this assignment.




      Part IV - Explore Google Sites & Add Features

      Summary:  For this part, your mission is to try out LOTS of features of Google Sites.  Add lists.  Insert tables.  Add videos, maps, calendar, presentation, spreadsheets, etc.  Change color.  Change layout.  Explore!!!

      Add the following to your site.

      You can put these things on whichever page you want (or make new pages).
      1. Numbered list
      2. Bulleted list
      3. Table -- Must have at least 2x2 cells.
      4. Insert other items from the INSERT menu.
      5. Video
        1. Hint: upload a video you have recorded on your iPad, a maximum 30 seconds, to your Google Drive account.
        2. Then, select a page (or make a new page) to insert it on.  Go to Insert -> Drive -> Video
      When you finish, please raise your hand to show your teacher all the different things you've added!



      Part V - Add MORE Features

      Now, add the following to your site.

      You can put these things on whichever page you want (or make new pages).
      1. Map -- center it on a school, city, or anyplace OTHER than someone's home.
      2. Calendar -- hint: if you've created a calendar in school, you can use that.
      3. Presentation -- hint: you can use one that you made in Google Drive at school.
      4. Spreadsheet -- hint: you can use one that you made in Google Drive at school.
      5. Try changing the colors/theme of the page
        1. Hint: Select the Gear at the top right, then Manage Site, and then colors / themes 
      6. Try inserting one more thing that you haven't already tried from the INSERT menu.

      When you finish, please raise your hand to show your teacher all the different things you've added!





      Part VI - Create a Page about an Amusement Park

      Add a page to your Google Site about an amusement park, such as Cedar Point Amusement Park, Six Flags, or Michigan's Adventure.

      Include the following
      1. Google Map
      2. Link to Web Site
      3. Image of the ride you most want to ride; or enjoy riding the most
      4. Paragraph about what excites you most about going there
      5. Anything else you can think of to make your page really interesting
      6. Try changing the colors/theme of the page -- hint: More -> Manage Site
      When you finish, please raise your hand to show your teacher that you have completed this assignment.



      Part VII - Add Four YouTube Videos

      Insert a YouTube video on the following pages:
      • Sport
      • App/Video Game/Web Site
      • Free Choice
      • Amusement Park
      When you finish, please raise your hand to show your teacher that you have completed this assignment.




      OLD PART 1 DIRECTIONS -- BEFORE 2/15/2017

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