Start Your Physics Website

posted Oct 7, 2015, 12:45 PM by Tony Farley   [ updated Oct 12, 2015, 10:50 AM ]
You will be posting your best assignments and projects to a website this year.

1. Login to your Google account.

2. Click the dots and select Sites 

3. Click Create near the top left of the screen.

4. Choose a "Blank Template" do not use a template.

5. Fill in where it says Name Your Site.  Use your first name only in the name and Physics Site like this:

6. You don't have to, but if you want a shorter URL you can shorten what they put in there for you.

7. Open up the Select a Theme twirler and find a look that you like.  You can change this later, don't worry.

8. Fill in Site Description with something like: My Physics Website.  Showing my physics work and projects.

9. Click Create to make your website.

10. You are now on your homepage.  Click the pencil button to edit it.

11. Write a welcome message to your website.  You can and will change this later.  Just come up with something.

12. Add an image to your home page by going to the insert menu and selecting "Image"

13. If you search for an image, be sure to use images that are Labeled for Reuse by clicking the Search tools and selecting Usage rights and select labeled for reuse or any of the other ones except Not filtered by license.

14. Press the Save button.  Do this often.

Turn it in!

To turn your website in, copy the address of your site and go to the form linked here and paste it in.

Your Motion Page

15. Create an Announcements page by clicking the Create Page button top right:

15. Select "Announcements" where it says "Select a Template to use" and name your page Motion.  Keep it at the top level where it asks you that.  Press "Create" to make the page.

16. Create a new post and title it "Time Animation."

17. Take a screenshot of your time animation and copy the share link.

18. Post the image using Insert>Image.

19. Select the image and make it into a link by clicking the button that looks like a chain.