Participant Agenda

Science Session 6.6 - Google Docs and Spreadsheets in Action

Focusing Questions
What are Google Docs and Spreadsheets?
How can I Google Docs and Spreadsheets in a Weather Unit?

INSTRUCTION
In this session, participants will learn how to create and open a Google Spreadsheet, how to collect data on a "Weather Patterns Around the USA" spreadsheet, and how to use Weather Bonk to gather data.

WORK TIME
Accept an invitation to collaborate on Google Docs and Spreadsheets.
Find weather alert information on Google Earth using Weather Bonk to store in your Google Science Notebook.
Upload information from your notebook into the class Google Docs and Spreadsheet.
If time permits, create a Google Spreadsheet or practice uploading documents into a personal account.

SHARE
Share thoughts on using Google Docs and Spreadsheets.
What did you find challenging, what worked well, and what would you do differently?
What other activities would these tools be useful for?

Resources
The following resources are used in this session:
Google Earth
Google Notebook

**Google Docs and Spreadsheets Help Center**