• Share
  • Email
  • Embed
  • Like
  • Save
  • Private Content
Etlc google earth
 

Etlc google earth

on

  • 875 views

ETLC Google Earth presentation June 2010

ETLC Google Earth presentation June 2010

Statistics

Views

Total Views
875
Views on SlideShare
841
Embed Views
34

Actions

Likes
0
Downloads
13
Comments
0

1 Embed 34

http://edublogs.misd.net 34

Accessibility

Upload Details

Uploaded via as Microsoft PowerPoint

Usage Rights

© All Rights Reserved

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Processing…
Post Comment
Edit your comment

    Etlc google earth Etlc google earth Presentation Transcript

    • Google Earth
      Derek D’Angelo
      MACUL ETLC
      June 2010
    • To quickly zoom to a location type in the Fly To box.
    • Zoom in of Sterling Heights
    • Unclick search boxes to hide labels.
    • Click Search panel to hide from view
    • Time to focus on only the Layers you want to show.
    • Uncheck all sub categories in the primary database except Roads.
    • Compass to change angle of view.Scroll.Zoom in or out. Use slider bar.
    • You can use the mouse to start (double-click) or stop (single-click) a zoom.
    • How to Create a Placemark
    • We have zoomed into Plumbrook Elementary. Click the yellow pushpin to create a placemark.
    • Name the placemark. Click the pushpin to select an icon.
    • Select the appropriate icon. Click OK.
    • Click the Label Color box.
    • Select a color for the Name. Click OK
    • Change the Label Scale to 2.0
    • Organization & Snapshot Views
    • Mouse over the icon and select Save to My Places.
    • The label will be saved in the Places area on the left of the screen.
    • Right click in the places area to add folders. Choose AddFolder.
    • Name the folder. Click OK.
    • Folders and sub-folders can be created and locations may be dragged and dropped into the appropriate folder.
    • To set a certain view with a saved place, right-click the place and choose Snapshot view
    • Using the Add Polygon Tool to display School Attendance Boundaries
    • We will be recreating this elementary school boundary.
    • Click the Add Polygon tool to begin drawing a boundary.
    • With the New Polygon window open, begin left-clicking multiple boundary points on the map, adjustments can be made later.
    • Name the boundary. In the Style, Color tab, change opacity of the boundary line if desired. Change the Area opacity to 50%. Click the Area Color box to change color.
    • Select a color. Click OK
    • Click OK when finished creating boundary with polygon feature.
    • Polygon will appear in Places and can be toggled on or off.
    • To adjust a boundary, right click on the polygon name and select Properties.
    • Zoom in to fine tune boundaries for accuracy by clicking and dragging any red dot.
    • How to set up and record a tour
    • Select the beginning location.
    • Click the push pin to add a new placemark.
    • Change Opacity to 0% from the Style, Color tab for both Label and Icon. This will create an invisible placemark to begin a tour from.
    • After clicking OK the invisible placemark name will appear in your Places.
    • Double-clicking a location in your Places will take you to the snapshot associated with that Place. To Record a tour click the movie camera icon.
    • Click the Red button to begin recording. Double-clicking the Plumbrook 1 polygon will cause a zoom into that location. When finished stop the recording by clicking the red button.
    • Click play to preview the recorded tour. Click the disk icon to save it in your Places.
    • Name the tour. Click OK.
    • How to overlay an image
    • Click the Add Image Overlay button to add a picture on top of a map.
    • Name the image overlay and click browse to select an image. This will appear in your Places
    • You will likely want to remove the Road layer for best viewing of any overlay images.
    • How to share or post your file in kmz format
    • Right-click on a Place and select Share/Post to get a kmz file of your work.
    • Google Earth will open a browser window for you to share/post files.
    • Scroll down and choose Educators. Click Submit.
    • Login to your Google Earth account
    • Type in a subject, choose an icon and type in the Post area.
    • A kmz file will be created as an attachment. Right-click on it to save the file to your disk.