Level One Family Tree Curriculum

You will be using your real account(https://familysearch.org) for Navigation, Searching and Sourcing. Before doing activity #3 under Adding Information1, you will need to watch the movie "Overview of Sand Box". When you are ready, or are instructed in the lessons to use the sandbox, then click on the link "Sandbox level 1", to get an account. The next time you use the sandbox you can go to "https://training.familysearch.org" to gain access to the site. If you want to start over click on the link "Reset Sandbox Level One" and you will create a new account with fresh data.

There are hands on activities and videos included in the instruction. For the best experience you should use both. Where there is no video, only reading, it is a must that you read that material.

All reading material has been updated as of 10 July 2014, videos will be next.

Hands on Activities Short Movies -- not on Download Date Time Min
Basic Account Information
1. Obtain an Account 1. Obtain an Account Download 2 Feb 2014 0:45
1. Settings 1. Settings Download 1 Apr 2013 4:31
Navigation
1. Menu Navigation 1. Menu Navigation Download 27 Aug 2014 3:12
2.Traditional Tree Navigation 2. Tree Navigation Download 22 Jun 2014 9:17
3.Descendancy Navigation 3. Descendancy Navigation Download 22 Jun 2014 1:49
4.Portrait Navigation 4. Portrait Navigation Download 22 Jun 2014 3:03
5.Fan Chart Navigation 5. Fan Chart Navigation Download 22 Jun 2014 2:03
6.Person Details Page Navigation 6.Person Details Page Navigation Download 27 Aug 2014 6:49
7.Printing Charts 7.Printing Charts Download 27 Aug 2014 2:32
8.Living Individuals Reading Material -- No Movie -- Click on the Left 27 Aug 2014
Searching
1.Search Strategies Reading Material -- No Movie -- Click on the Left 2 Feb 2014
2. Searching By ID 2. Searching By ID Download 2 Feb 2014 1:00
3. Search by Full Name 3. Search by Full Name Download 2 Feb 2014 2:39
4. Family Searches in the Tree 4. Family Searches in the Tree Download 2 Feb 2014 4:19
5. Search in FamilySearch 5. Search in FamilySearch Download 2 Feb 2014 2:27
Sourcing
No Reading Material 1. Overview of Sources Download 2 Feb 2014
2. Source Specifications Reading Material -- No Movie -- Click on the Left 2 Feb 2014
3. Attach From Family Search 3. Attach From Family Search Download 24 Feb 2014 2:52
4. Documents in Family Search to Family Tree 4. Documents in Family Search to Family Tree Download 25 Mar 2014 4:04
No Reading Material 5. Sourcing a Birth From Person Page Download 25 Mar 2014 2:09
No Reading Material 6. Sourcing a Marriage From Person Page Download 25 Mar 2014 1:40
No Reading Material 7. Sourcing a Census From Person Page Download 25 Mar 2014 3:16
No Reading Material 8. Sourcing a Census From Person Page 2 Download 25 Mar 2014 1:41
9. Source Box and Folders 9. Source Box and Folders Download 6 July 2014 2:32
10. Attaching Sources From Source Box 10. Attaching Sources From Source Box Download 2 Feb 2014 0:59
11. Tagging Sources 11. Tagging Sources Download 16 Oct 2013 2:05
12. Sources About Relationships 12. Sources About Relationships Download 16 Oct 2013 4:06
13. Creating Your Own Sources 13. Creating Your Own Sources Download 16 Oct 2013 3:06
14. Ordering Sources 14. Ordering Sources Download 16 Oct 2013 0:50
No Reading Material 15. Legacy Sources Download 11 Feb 2014 1:57
SandBox Activity Lesson
This activity has 4 parts and will allow you to learn the concepts of adding, editing and temple in a fake database (sandbox). There are 14 generations of fake data to use in this activity. Lesson three is where you obtain an account. Lesson 4 allow you to get a new account.

The SandBox -- Part 1
No Reading Material Movie Only 1. Overview of the Sandbox-- How it Works Download 16 Oct 2013 3:22
2. Click on the link to Obtain a Sandbox Account 2. Sandbox Level 1 Obtain Account May take up to two minutes to create the account 2 Oct 2014
3. Click on the link to Reset a Sandbox Account 3. Sandbox Level 1 Reset Account May take up to two minutes to create a new account 2 Oct 2014
4. Problems Logging in or Resetting Account
4. Send e-mail to Support Please include title and description of problem 2 Oct 2014
Adding Information -- Part 2
5. Rules Entering Names Reading Material -- No Movie -- Click on the Left 2 Oct 2014
6. Sandbox Activity Adding Vital and Other 6. Adding From Vital and Other Information Section Download 16 Oct 2013 3:22
7. Sandbox Activity Adding Family Members 7. Adding to the Family Members section Download 16 Oct 2013 4:06
8. Sandbox Activity Adding from the Tree 8. Adding from Pedigree or Tree Download 16 oct 2013 4:11
9. Rules for Places and Dates Reading Material -- No Movie -- Click on the Left
10. Sandbox Activity Adding Unconnected Individuals 10. Adding Individuals Not Connected to Your Tree Download 2 Feb 2014 2:38
11. Sandbox Activity Person Added and All Alone 11. Person Added and All Alone Download 16 Oct 2013 2:36
12. Sandbox Activity Living People 12. Living People Download 2 Feb 2014 1:41
Editing -- Part 3
13. Sandbox Activity Editing Vital Information section 13. Editing Vital Information section Download 2 Feb 2014 2:32
14.Sandbox Activity Editing Other Information 14. Editing Other Information Download 2 Feb 2014 2:26
15. Editing Gender Reading Material -- No Movie -- Click on the Left
16. Sandbox Activity Editing Parent Child Relationship 17. Editing Parent Child Relationship Download 2 Feb 2014 2:16
17. Sandbox Activity Delete Person 17. Delete Person and Restore Deleted Person Download 2 Feb 2014 1:57
18. Sandbox Activity Latest Changes section 18. Latest Changes section Download 2 Feb 2014 2:26
19. Sandbox Activity Restoring From History 19. Restoring From History Download 27 Aug 2014 1:04
Temple -- Part 4
20. Temple Opportunities 20. Temple Opportunities Download 16 Oct 2013 3:07
21. Temple Icons on Tree Reading Material -- No Movie -- Click on the Left
22. Temple Problems Reading Material -- No Movie -- Click on the Left
23. Sandbox Activity Reserving Names 24. Reserving Names Download 21 Oct 2014 3:14
24. Sandbox Activity Family Ordinance Request 24. Reservation List and Printing an FOR Download 20 Jan 2014 2:13

Created 14 Oct 2013

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