Guide to Inserting a YouTube Video on Google Slides

This Instructable shows 5 simple steps for students to follow in order to insert a YouTube Video on a Google Slides for school technology projects.

In order to create a Google Slide Presentation and insert a video you will need:

  • An electronic device
  • A Google Drive account
  • Wi-Fi access

*Disclaminer: When selecting a video to insert onto your Slide beware that you searching YouTube for videos and all content of videos may not be accurate or appropriate.

Step 1: Step #1 -

  • Locate the menu bar along the top of the screen.
  • Click on "Insert".
  • Select "Video".

Step 2: Step #2

  • A search box will open on your screen.
  • Type in the subject you would like to find a video of.
  • The search box locates video options from YouTube.

Step 3: Step #3

  • Your search will generate results of videos that match your topic.
  • The search works similar to an Internet search. The results most likely related to your search topic will appear at the top of the list.
  • Select the video you would like to insert onto your slide by clicking on top of it.
  • Then click the "Select" icon.

Step 4: Step #4

  • Your video is now inserted onto your slide.
  • You can view it by clicking the "Play" arrow icon located in the menu bar at the bottom of the video box.
  • You can "Pause" or "Stop" the video by clicking on the icon with the 2 vertical lines in the menu bar at the bottom of the video box.

Step 5: Step #5

You can easily resize and move your video within your slide where you see it fits best.

Step 6: Final Product

You now know how to locate and insert a video onto a Google Slide Presentation!



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    2 years ago

    Great tips! Thanks for sharing!