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    • ‘ 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
    • 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
    • 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…
    • Google Earth is popular ! Use its popularity to your advantage ! This shows one day’s visits to the GE page
    • Forms part of the Creative cycle, produced by Chris Durbin & Keith Grimwade (as mentioned in session at STIMULUS RESPONSE ACTIVITY AUDIENCE DEBRIEF
    • ‘ Imaginative activity fashioned so as to produce outcomes that are both original and of value.’ All Our Futures, 1999
    • Getting Google Earth
      • Free download - on CD
      • GOOGLE EARTH GURU Noel Jenkins
      • Examples of work on Montserrat and San Francisco illustrated for the delegates…
    • Richard Allaway
    • Get the quick time movie !
    • 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 (?!)
    • Showed how this relates to GE Showed link with WorldWind…
    • Details given on how to use this
    • / Program file, and the Google Earth plug in are on the CD 3D Warehouse
    • 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.
    • Showed how you can alter the extent of flooding by moving the slider – see whether your house will be flooded….