Length: 60 minutes
Summary: Participants will learn how to use the Wolfram Alpha website – a “computational knowledge engine” – as a genealogical research tool.
Description: Wolfram Alpha provides solutions to questions such as “How am I related to my great-grandmother’s niece” or “What was the time of the sunrise on April 1, 1962, in Chicago, Illinois?” Learn how this unique site can expand your genealogy and family history research.
Audience Level: Beginner
Requirements: Projection for laptop/netbook computer on large screen; internet connection – wired or wireless (preferred in order to show live websites and resources).
Content: 4 page handout
- Wolfram Alpha – The Basics
- Ways to Use Wolfram Alpha for Genealogy Research
- Family Relationships
- Words and Text
- Genealogy & History Research Assistant
- Fun Stuff
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