Since its inception, Google has been a great source of learning. The search engine offers intuitive features to seek concepts, illustrations, and solutions in a variety of subjects for all levels of education.
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Why does Google want to introduce educational tools to the search engine?
The COVID-19 pandemic has amplified the scope of online learning. Google is planning to take the educational utility of the search engine one step further. Through its L.E.A.R.N initiative, Google wants to bring additional tools to the search engine using which students can learn scientific concepts and solve mathematical equations in their mother tongue. The new features will equally assist teachers in explaining concepts to pupils.
What features does Google want to add for students?
To make the search engine a friendly tool for students, Google is aiming to add the following features.
3D Augmented Reality
The company is expected to integrate 3D Augmented Reality with the search engine. This will enable students to understand scientific concepts through 3D models. Experts believe that subjects like Chemistry and Biology require illustrative models and visualisations to build understanding.
Solutions to Mathematical equations
Google aims to offer detailed solutions to mathematical equations and problems related to scientific concepts. Google Lens will assist students in accessing detailed solutions in more than 70 languages. Students belonging to Science and Engineering fields can also seek solutions to problems by giving likely interpretations of the concepts.
Practice Problem Tab
Google The company is also introducing a Practice Problems tab where students can practice problems relates to applied subjects like Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. To assists students in the practice session, Google will offer learning resources from renowned EdTech websites including BYJU’s, Vedantu, Careers360, and Gradeup.
Which platforms will support the new tools of Google Search?
The educational tools of Google shall be compatible with the smartphone and desktop version of Google Search. To make the new features handy with mathematical equations, the company will include accessibility features like improved keyboard input and support screen readers.
Google also revealed to upgrade the search engine to offer in-depth news story to users. There will be full coverage of news articles that will be regularly updated from reliable sources.
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