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Google Earth Tutorials - Part I
Google Earth Tutorials - Part I
Google Earth Tutorials - Part I
Google Earth Tutorials - Part I
Google Earth Tutorials - Part I
Google Earth Tutorials - Part I
Google Earth Tutorials - Part I
Google Earth Tutorials - Part I
Google Earth Tutorials - Part I
Google Earth Tutorials - Part I
Google Earth Tutorials - Part I
Google Earth Tutorials - Part I
Google Earth Tutorials - Part I
Google Earth Tutorials - Part I
Google Earth Tutorials - Part I
Google Earth Tutorials - Part I
Google Earth Tutorials - Part I
Google Earth Tutorials - Part I
Google Earth Tutorials - Part I
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Google Earth Tutorials - Part I

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  • 1. Networked Learning
    http://thenetworkedlearner.wikispaces.com
    Google Earth Tutorials:Part I – Getting to Know EarthHosts: Thomas Cooper, Alice Barr
    Networked Learning 2009
  • 2.
  • 3. What is a geo-application?
    Geographical Information Systems store data and associate the data, stored in a database, with points and polygons that comprise a map.
    Various tools allow you to manipulate these data points and understand the relationships between them.
    Networked Learning 2009
  • 4. Tools that talk to each other
    Maps
    Earth
    View in web browser
    Create custom Google maps
    Easy Collaboration
    Shared via simple web links
    Embed easily in a website
    Highly realistic with title, rotate & zoom
    3D terrain and 3D buildings
    Virtual flights through content
    Layers an many subjects
    Networked Learning 2009
  • 5. Tools that talk to each other (cont.)
    Google Sky
    Sketchup
    Earth and Space-based telescope data viewed in web browsers
    Historical maps of the sky
    Virtual flights through the solar system and beyond
    3D terrain of the Moon and Mars
    Teach perspective and spatial relationships
    Create, modify and share 2D and 3D models
    Embed models in Earth
    Networked Learning 2009
  • 6. Downloading Google Earth
    http://earth.google.com/
    Networked Learning 2009
  • 7. Google Earth System Requirements
    Networked Learning 2009
  • 8. Google Earth Program Window
    Tool Bars
    Search Panel
    Navigation Tools
    Zoom Tools
    Places Panel
    Layers Panel
    Coordinates, Elevation
    Networked Learning 2009
  • 9. Navigation Tools
    Networked Learning 2009
  • 10. Completing Searches
    Addresses (Zip Codes)
    Business Names
    Monuments and Parks (objects)
    Coordinates (GPS Data)
    Networked Learning 2009
  • 11. Creating Folders to Store Searches
    Go to the “Places” folder
    Right-click on “My Places” icon
    Add >> Folder
    Networked Learning 2009
  • 12. Saving Searches
    Click and drag found places into the folder you created
    Make sure the folder is checked.
    Collapse the folder
    Highlight the folder by clicking on it.
    Go to File >> Save As >> Save Place As
    Networked Learning 2009
  • 13. Working with Layers
    Over 206 layers in the primary data base
    Major ones: roads, traffic, weather, Wikipedia, National Geographic, and global awareness.
    More on the Earth Outreach Community
    Networked Learning 2009
  • 14. Basic Trouble Shooting
    Reinstating Your Panels
    Loosing Terrain Data
    Reinstating Navigation Tools
    Reinstating the Status Bar
    Saving Content
    Networked Learning 2009
  • 15. Google for Educatorshttp://www.google.com/educators/geo.html
    Networked Learning 2009
  • 16. Search for Community Mapshttp://www.google.com/advanced_search?hl=en
    Change the file type to KMZ to return specific results.
    Networked Learning 2009
  • 17. Monthly Project – Land of Hopehttp://landofhope.wikispaces.com
    Networked Learning 2009
  • 18. Archived Sessionshttp://thenetworkedlearner.wikispaces.com/Archive
    Networked Learning 2009
  • 19. Next Month’s Session
    Monday Oct. 26, 2009
    Creating Basic Placemarks and Adding Content
    Topics: Adding Text and Images, Embedding Video, and Project Planning
    Project of the Month: Expedition Lit Trips – http://expeditionlittrips.wikispaces.com
    Networked Learning 2009

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