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Google Earth and Maps

  1. 1. Erin Sees [email_address]
  2. 2. <iframe width=&quot;425&quot; height=&quot;350&quot; frameborder=&quot;0&quot; scrolling=&quot;no&quot; marginheight=&quot;0&quot; marginwidth=&quot;0&quot; src=&quot;http://maps.google.com/maps/ms?hl=en&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;msa=0&amp;msid=115733820570529166802.00047045ae2a5ebd35d4d&amp;ll=42.37474,-71.194&amp;spn=90,0&amp;output=embed&quot;></iframe><br /><small>View <a href=&quot;http://maps.google.com/maps/ms?hl=en&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;msa=0&amp;msid=115733820570529166802.00047045ae2a5ebd35d4d&amp;ll=42.37474,-71.194&amp;spn=90,0&amp;source=embed&quot; style=&quot;color:#0000FF;text-align:left&quot;>To the Middle School</a> in a larger map</small>
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  4. 5. Sky <ul><li>  </li></ul>** It will be easier to uncheck all layers before starting your Google Map search**
  5. 6. You can embed a YouTube video or any video into a Google Earth place marker. You can embed a street view from Google Maps into a website.
  6. 7. Art History - Search for photos and user-created maps showing famous museums like the Louvre in Paris. Biology & Ecology - Track routes of chimpanzees in Tanzania's Gombe Forest. see the Jane Goodall Institute, Chimpanzee blog here , or create a short quiz like this one . Environmental Science & Climatology - Have students check Alaska's global warming problems. See how the Sierra Club used Google Earth to depict this problem here , and see how Google and the United Nations Environment Programmer teamed up to use collaborative MyMaps for the I nternational Cleanup Weekend Initiative , use this Google Maps Mashup to locate and learn about recent earthquakes around the world, or celebrate the 2007-2008 International Polar Year and add your classroom's plans to this global map . Geology - Find images, links, and descriptions, with information about thousands of volcanoes around the globe, thanks to organizations like the Smithsonian Institution's Global Volcanism Program. Global Awareness - Study the Crisis in Darfur with the US Holocaust Memorial Museum's unprecedented project. History : Explore Tutankhamun's Tomb. or Take a virtual tour of the 21 California Missions . Literature & Humanities - Bring class or contemporary tales to life with Google LitTrips , or have your students scout film shoot locations like this teacher did with The Golden Compass . Math - Explore distance, velocity, and wave properties of tsunamis . Physics - Learn how one teacher used Google Maps with his 9th grade class to teach speed, velocity and displacement.
  7. 8. <ul><li>Google for Educators </li></ul><ul><li>Geo in the Classroom </li></ul><ul><li>Google Lit Trips </li></ul><ul><li>Life Photos </li></ul><ul><li>Google Earth Gallery </li></ul>

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