21 Things - Basics

Q2 Web Browsers Completing This Quest

1. Basics

Completing this Quest

You have practiced how to do the following with the Web Browser your are using on your device:

  • Minimize, Maximize, Restore, Create a Tab, Create a second browser window by pulling down a tab, Resize the browser windows to show both side-by-side.

Suggestion: If you have a device with a different browser, open the browser and apply what you have learned in this Quest to that new browser. Share what you discover with your teacher and/or classmates. 

If you are using the Portfolio, paste the URL to your school website and for a favorite one you use for school on it.

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Browser Gymnastics Part 1

This short tutorial shows how to do the following actions with your most common Internet browsers.

  • Maximize, minimize, restore or change the window size
  • Resize the window
  • Shortcuts for a new tab or new window
  • How to drag out a tab to create a new window

Direct link to this video 

Browser Gymnastics Part 2

This short tutorial is a bit 'dated' and shows how to do the following actions with an Internet browser, but as shortcuts and browsers get updated frequently, your task is to discover if these work, and if not, what the shortcut is now.

  • Zoom in and out
  • Shortcuts for a new tab or window
  • Find text on a page
  • View the history of your web browsing

Direct link to this video that will let you view it full screen. 

This video was recorded on a Chromebook using a Chrome extension called Screencastify. This shows how to resize, use the Chrome browser, add tabs, work with multiple windows, copy and paste between browser windows.

As the Chrome browser continues to be updated, some of these shortcuts may also have been changed. See if you can spot any changes and newer tips and share them with your class.

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Closed Captioning Transcript.pdf​

MITECS   Michigan Integrated Technology Competencies for Students

ISTE Standards for Students

1. Empowered Learner
d. Understand the fundamental concepts of technology operations, demonstrate the ability to choose, use and troubleshoot current technologies, are able to transfer their knowledge to explore emerging technologies