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  • 1. ‘ It is a pity that the notion of ‘creativity’ in education has to be fought for... Thinking up fresh ideas is what teachers are paid for.’ Ted Wragg
  • 2. GOOGLE EARTH: YOUR TOUR GUIDE TO THE WORLD A presentation for Norfolk teachers… Alan Parkinson King Edward VII School, King’s Lynn GA Teacher Consultant Remember that you’re missing all the
  • 3. AIMS
    • To illustrate some ideas for using Google Earth in the classroom
    • To suggest some other ways of representing the world
    • To send you away full of enthusiasm to try some of these ideas yourself
    • CD contents will be shown by image…
  • 4. Google Earth is popular ! Use its popularity to your advantage ! This shows one day’s visits to the GE page
  • 5. Forms part of the Creative cycle, produced by Chris Durbin & Keith Grimwade (as mentioned in session at STIMULUS RESPONSE ACTIVITY AUDIENCE DEBRIEF
  • 6. ‘ Imaginative activity fashioned so as to produce outcomes that are both original and of value.’ All Our Futures, 1999
  • 7. Getting Google Earth
    • Free download - on CD
    • GOOGLE EARTH GURU Noel Jenkins
    • Examples of work on Montserrat and San Francisco illustrated for the delegates…
  • 8. Richard Allaway http://www.geographyalltheway.com/year8/energy/wind_farm_debate_enter.htm
  • 9. http://www.googletouring.com/create.php
  • 10. http://www.theleonardo.org/salgado/exhibit/google_earth.php Get the quick time movie !
  • 11. Windows Live Local
    • Microsoft’s answer to Google Earth, when used in association with NASA Worldwind.
    • For full details on the technique, see Noel Jenkins’ Juicy Geography site.
    • Will also be helpful for those schools where Google Earth is not allowed to be used (?!)
    • http://local.live.com
  • 12. Showed how this relates to GE Showed link with WorldWind…
  • 13. http://www.tagzania.com Details given on how to use this
  • 14. http://www.sketchup.com / Program file, and the Google Earth plug in are on the CD 3D Warehouse http://sketchup.google.com/3dwarehouse
  • 15. Collaboration Idea Choose a topic. Students locate places which are relevant to a particular topic or location. Suggestion is that they should start tztag and then the word you are researching. Can then see the places, and any other tags are also shown.
  • 16. http://flood.firetree.net/ Showed how you can alter the extent of flooding by moving the slider – see whether your house will be flooded….
  • 17. GREENPEACE http://www.projectthinice.org/index.php