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Google Earth

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Using Google Earth

Google Earth for Educators -Visit this official Google site site to learn all the tips and tricks for using Google Earth as a teaching tool.


Geo Education Home Google's Geo Education site, where you will find helpful information on using Google Earth, Maps, Sky, and SketchUp in your K-12 classroom. For years, this suite of products has been identified as a powerful learning toolkit that can help your students conceptualize, visualize, share, and communicate information about the world around them. The Google for Educators team hopes these tools will empower you to bring the world's geographic information to your students in a compelling, fresh, and fun way.


Google Earth Educational Community  a comprehensive list of educational topics that has been organized using Google Earth software. Included are placesets that have been created by Google Earth users that may be useful in an academic setting. Included are collections for art, history, science, literature and more. (Not an official Google site) Also included are instructions for creating placesets.


Google Earth Lessons: An Educational Resource for Teacher Lessons include:

  • Google Earth How To's - Learn how to do the basics so you are comfortable teaching with Google Earth
  • Student Controlled - Where the student controls Google Earth. Suitable for labs, mini-labs, home school, etc.
  • Teacher Controlled - Suitable for Lectures, Presentations, whole class discussions, etc.
  • Mini-Lessons - Lesson starters for looking at various topics


How to Teach Using Google Earth-The Science Education Resource Center (SERC) for Carlton University includes many, many resources, including:

How Educators are Using Google Earth :: Google Earth as a Research Tool:: Good Places to Get Data :: Keeping Up with Google Earth Developments


Bring what your students are reading alive with Google Lit Trips

Here's a very short intro to downloading Google Lit Trips for you and your students:


And here's another good introductory video by a teacher who's using them with her literature students

Part 2 is also available on YouTube.

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