To earn this badge you will need to show you can use search technologies effectively, appreciate how results are selected and ranked, and show you can evaluate digital content.
  1. Task 1 Use search technologies effectively

    In this task you need to demonstrate that you have used online search technologies effectively.

    You could use a search engine such as Google, Bing and Yahoo to find information about a topic.

    Publish your experiences on Makewaves.

  2. Task 2 Appreciate how search results are selected

    In this task you need to show that you have an understanding of the way that search results are selected.

    For example, you could find out how Google selects webs pages in search results.

    Publish your findings on Makewaves.

  3. Task 3 Understanding search rankings

    Search engines and other web search tools produce lists of websites and resources in a particular order.

    For this task, you need to demonstrate an understanding of how search technologies rank websites.

    Publish your findings on Makewaves.

  4. Task 4 Be discerning in evaluating digital content

    Content on the web can be created by almost anyone.

    In this task, you need to show that you can evaluate content on the web and develop a critical, reflective view of the content you discover online. For example, you could provide useful feedback to a classmate about their game or website, or evaluate a web page for quality or any bias.

    Write a story on Makewaves that explains what you did.

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