How To Create A Google Earth Timeline

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How To Create A Google Earth Timeline

  1. 1. How to Create a Google Earth Timeline 1. Open Google Earth 2. Click on “add” a. Add a “folder” and a box will pop up b. Put the name of the person you are creating a timeline for in the NAME box. Ex. Marco Polo c. Click Done i. This will now be a category in the Places box. 3. In the fly box type in your first location. 4. When location is shown click the place marker icon (thumb tack) a. In the title box type the date for this location or the main idea (one word) b. In the description box type your facts about the location. i. TO ADD A PICTURE on a Dell 1. find a picture on the internet. (Google Life has great pictures) http://images.google.com/hosted/life 2. click on picture so that it is the full size. 3. right click and select “copy image location” 4. in the description box type <img src=” 5. Paste the image location –no space after “ 6. at end of link put “> a. EXAMPLE <img src="http://tbn0.google.com/hosted/images/c? q=71b0_landing"> 7. Click ok ii. TO ADD A PICTURE on a Mac
  2. 2. 1. find a picture on the internet. (Google Life has great pictures) http://images.google.com/hosted/life 2. click on picture so that it is the full size. 3. hold ctrl and click. select “copy image location” 4. in the description box type <img src=” 5. Paste the image location –no space after “ by holding the apple key and v at the same time 6. at end of link put “> a. EXAMPLE <img src="http://tbn0.google.com/hosted/images/c? q=71b0_landing"> 7. Click ok 5. Repeat steps 3 & 4 for each of your points on your timeline. HOW TO EDIT AN EXISTING PLACEMARK 1. click on placemark 2. go to edit 3. get info 4. edit 5. ok

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