Quentin D’Souza GECDSB 2008 http://teachinghacks.com/wiki/ Don’t Talk About It, Take Them There!
How have we explored  places in the past?
Web Mapping
Virtual Globes
Free
Google Earth vs. Google Maps Based on a Comparison By  David Jakes   Google Earth Google Maps Feature Installation Local I...
 
Based on an image from  Popular Mechanics
What if it was our government?
What about privacy?
Streetsview <ul><li>Take virtual walks </li></ul><ul><li>Look at street level photographs </li></ul><ul><li>Explore landma...
Streetsview Streetsview is coming to Toronto this summer. - Bill Tighe, Business Manager, Google, Toronto If Toronto is ne...
Victoria Falls The Galapagos Islands  Mount Vesuvius  Mila - Africa
 
 
 
PROS Cross-Curricular Visual Literacy Meaningful Differentiation CONS Bandwidth Computer Hardware
Why is  Google Earth  Significant? Leverage   Data Visual  Immediacy Create and Share  Resources Learn through  Discovery ...
Where Would You Go? Paris Rome London Home
Best Way to Find Places Not Always Successful Searching Based on Name Of Place Search by keyword or Exact name (using Quot...
What is a Placemark?
What is a Placemark? Title and Label Customize Icon Customize Placemark Add text, images, and embed media
 
Formatting A Placemark Add A Web Site Link:  <a href=&quot; http://www.TCDSB.org &quot;> TCDSB Web Site </a> Adding An Ima...
What is a Path and Polygon? Based on a Comparison By  David Jakes   Path Polygon Feature 2D and 3D Shapes Export Customize...
 
What is a Model? Models can be brought into  Google Earth and placed. Build models using  free software. Adding  a model i...
 
What is a Image Overlay? Add Web Mapping Service (WMS) overlays Your own images On the globe Set transparency and refresh ...
 
What is a Network Link? Fresh Data Many Sources Make Comparisons Arrange Data In New Ways
 
What is a Layer? Too many layers will Slow Down Google Earth Display Data Over Viewing Area You can turn on and off layers...
 
Sharing in Google Earth
Ideas For The Classroom Apply Live Data Visit Almost Any Location In The World Measure Large Distances Create Virtual Tour...
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http://www.realworldmath.org/
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Rumors?? <ul><li>Google Ocean - Google held advisory group of oceanography experts… they discussed plans for creating a 3D...
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    1. 1. Quentin D’Souza GECDSB 2008 http://teachinghacks.com/wiki/ Don’t Talk About It, Take Them There!
    2. 2. How have we explored places in the past?
    3. 3. Web Mapping
    4. 4. Virtual Globes
    5. 5. Free
    6. 6. Google Earth vs. Google Maps Based on a Comparison By David Jakes Google Earth Google Maps Feature Installation Local Install Online Login Embed Media Limited Text, Image, Hyperlinks KML and KMZ file creation KML Only Export Community Lesson Plans
    7. 8. Based on an image from Popular Mechanics
    8. 9. What if it was our government?
    9. 10. What about privacy?
    10. 11. Streetsview <ul><li>Take virtual walks </li></ul><ul><li>Look at street level photographs </li></ul><ul><li>Explore landmarks and other points </li></ul><ul><li>of interest </li></ul><ul><li>Find restaurants, stores or other </li></ul><ul><li>places of interest </li></ul>
    11. 12. Streetsview Streetsview is coming to Toronto this summer. - Bill Tighe, Business Manager, Google, Toronto If Toronto is next, can Amherstburg be far behind? - Doug Peterson
    12. 13. Victoria Falls The Galapagos Islands Mount Vesuvius Mila - Africa
    13. 17. PROS Cross-Curricular Visual Literacy Meaningful Differentiation CONS Bandwidth Computer Hardware
    14. 18. Why is Google Earth Significant? Leverage Data Visual Immediacy Create and Share Resources Learn through Discovery Visual Literacy Critical Literacy
    15. 19. Where Would You Go? Paris Rome London Home
    16. 20. Best Way to Find Places Not Always Successful Searching Based on Name Of Place Search by keyword or Exact name (using Quotation marks) Much More Accurate But Requires External Resources Find driving directions From one place to another Search Based On A Business Name Search Based on Latitude and Longitude Get Directions
    17. 21. What is a Placemark?
    18. 22. What is a Placemark? Title and Label Customize Icon Customize Placemark Add text, images, and embed media
    19. 24. Formatting A Placemark Add A Web Site Link: <a href=&quot; http://www.TCDSB.org &quot;> TCDSB Web Site </a> Adding An Image: <img src=&quot; http://img68.imageshack.us/my.php?image=99501311up8.gif &quot;> (Requires image to be already hosted online) Embed Media: Copy and paste the embed code from web sites into the placemark description
    20. 25. What is a Path and Polygon? Based on a Comparison By David Jakes Path Polygon Feature 2D and 3D Shapes Export Customize Description Text, Image, Hyperlinks Embed Media Organize Places Panel
    21. 27. What is a Model? Models can be brought into Google Earth and placed. Build models using free software. Adding a model is very similar to adding a polygon. Find models in the 3D Warehouse.
    22. 29. What is a Image Overlay? Add Web Mapping Service (WMS) overlays Your own images On the globe Set transparency and refresh rate. Embed media, text, And images in description View KMZ File
    23. 31. What is a Network Link? Fresh Data Many Sources Make Comparisons Arrange Data In New Ways
    24. 33. What is a Layer? Too many layers will Slow Down Google Earth Display Data Over Viewing Area You can turn on and off layers as you Need them. Add Points of Interest, Maps, Roads, Terrain, Buildings and much more.
    25. 35. Sharing in Google Earth
    26. 36. Ideas For The Classroom Apply Live Data Visit Almost Any Location In The World Measure Large Distances Create Virtual Tours Collect and Share Placemarks for Lessons Embed Media for Deeper Context Scout Out A Field Trip
    27. 37. http://bbs.keyhole.com/ Click NEXT to continue
    28. 38. http://www.juicygeography.co.uk/
    29. 39. http://www.realworldmath.org/
    30. 40. http://www.googlelittrips.com/ Click NEXT to continue
    31. 41. http://gelessons.com/ Click NEXT to continue
    32. 42. http://www.gearthblog.com/ Click NEXT to continue
    33. 43. Rumors?? <ul><li>Google Ocean - Google held advisory group of oceanography experts… they discussed plans for creating a 3D oceanographic map. - CNET </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual world based on Google Earth and SketchUp - TechCrunch </li></ul>
    34. 44. Explore The World! Finished Part 6

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