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Google Earth

  1. 1. Google Earth Where do you want to go today?
  2. 2. Google Earth Resources <ul><li>Google Earth Resources  </li></ul><ul><li>http:// delicious.com/JLWagner/googleearth </li></ul><ul><li>Click on this link to subscribe to my delicious links for google earth: </li></ul><ul><li>http://feeds.delicious.com/v2/rss/JLWagner/googleearth?count=15 </li></ul><ul><li>http://jlwagner.pbworks.com/GoogleEarth </li></ul>
  3. 3. 10 Reasons Why <ul><li>10.  Totally changes &quot;where I went on my summer vacation&quot; journal entry. </li></ul><ul><li>9.    Be teamed with another class (ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD) and collaborate ( http:// earth.google.com/outreach/tutorial_collaborate.html ) </li></ul><ul><li>8.    Lesson plans, kmz's, and tutorials, that have been lined up with standards, are available!! </li></ul><ul><li>7.    Eliminates the need of flat, wall maps. </li></ul><ul><li>6.    Bring the locale of a book to life by use of tours.  (IE  Make Way For Ducklings , Little House On the Prairie or for older students: Around the World in 80 days , Grapes of Wrath )  </li></ul>
  4. 4. 10 Reasons Why <ul><li>5.    Make the world a smaller place.  Create placemarks of family members, e-mail pals, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>4.    Ability to turn ANY lesson (geography, history, literature) into a more engaging and memorable experience. </li></ul><ul><li>3.    Pre-Visit your upcoming field trip including distance and directions. </li></ul><ul><li>2.    Latitude and Longitude coordinates take on much more meaning and understanding. </li></ul><ul><li>1.    Visit locations (both present and past -- on earth and in space) that you and your students will probably never see in a lifetime. </li></ul>
  5. 5. New Features Record Tours Jump Into Google Maps Time Slider 3 Views Mars
  6. 6. KMZ’s & KML’s KMZ/KML FILES A KMZ or KML is a google earth landmark(s).  Once you open the KMZ, it immediately takes you to the location(s) in Google Earth.  ( A KMZ file is simply a &quot;zipped&quot; KML file.) KML Gallery - http:// earth.google.com /gallery/
  7. 8. Overlays
  8. 9. TimeLiner
  9. 10. Google Ocean
  10. 11. Google Mars http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u_mr-lDng7k
  11. 12. Google Earth into Google Maps Washington, D.C.
  12. 13. From Here To There
  13. 14. WILD SANCTUARY http:// earth.wildsanctuary.com /
  14. 15. Flight Simulator http://earth.google.com/intl/en/userguide/v4/flightsim/index.html
  15. 16. Google Earth for iphone/itouch http://mashable.com/2008/10/27/google-earth-iphone/
  16. 17. Sketch Up http:// sketchup.google.com / <ul><li>http:// sketchup.google.com/vtutorials.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://bbs.keyhole.com/ubb/postlist.php/Cat/0/Board/EarthModels </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.sheetmetalguy.com/sketchup-books.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://online.caup.washington.edu/courses/larc440/sketchup/sketchup_home.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://bbs.keyhole.com/ubb/showthreaded.php/Cat/0/Number/418795/page/vc/vc/1 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.sketchucation.com/old/ </li></ul>
  17. 18. And Don’t Forget… <ul><li>http://bbs.keyhole.com/ubb/ubbthreads.php/Cat/0 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.gearthblog.com/basics.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://earth.google.com/userguide/v4/ </li></ul>Be Sure To Visit http://www.googlelittrips.org/ Google Earth In The News: http://www.poynter.org/column.asp?id=31&aid=164396
  18. 19. Jen Wagner jlwagner.pbworks.com

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