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Bringing the world to the classroom  using Google Earth and Google Maps Jamie Buchanan-Dunlop Director, Digital Explorer E...
Playing and Exploring
Google Maps
Google Earth
Bring the world to the classroom Out & about Problem solving Digital Mapmaking Geographical Encyclopaedia Virtual Atlas
Virtual Atlas – Google Earth
Virtual Atlas – Google Maps
Encyclopaedia – Google Earth
Encyclopaedia – Google Maps
Encyclopaedia – Google Maps
Mapmaking – Google Earth
Mapmaking – Google My Maps
Mapmaking – Google My Maps
Problem solving – Google Earth
Problem solving – Google Maps
Out & about – Google Earth
Out & about – Google Maps
<ul><li>Download Google Earth </li></ul><ul><li>Use a Google account to access My Maps </li></ul><ul><li>Find your school,...
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Digital Explorer BETT presentation

  1. 1. Bringing the world to the classroom using Google Earth and Google Maps Jamie Buchanan-Dunlop Director, Digital Explorer Ed Parsons Geospatial Technologist, Google BETT 2010 Playful Learning Zone
  2. 2. Playing and Exploring
  3. 3. Google Maps
  4. 4. Google Earth
  5. 5. Bring the world to the classroom Out & about Problem solving Digital Mapmaking Geographical Encyclopaedia Virtual Atlas
  6. 6. Virtual Atlas – Google Earth
  7. 7. Virtual Atlas – Google Maps
  8. 8. Encyclopaedia – Google Earth
  9. 9. Encyclopaedia – Google Maps
  10. 10. Encyclopaedia – Google Maps
  11. 11. Mapmaking – Google Earth
  12. 12. Mapmaking – Google My Maps
  13. 13. Mapmaking – Google My Maps
  14. 14. Problem solving – Google Earth
  15. 15. Problem solving – Google Maps
  16. 16. Out & about – Google Earth
  17. 17. Out & about – Google Maps
  18. 18. <ul><li>Download Google Earth </li></ul><ul><li>Use a Google account to access My Maps </li></ul><ul><li>Find your school, home or any place on earth </li></ul><ul><li>Explore Google Earth layers e.g. Volcanoes, Fair Trade and Ancient Rome </li></ul><ul><li>Add a placemark to Google Earth or My Maps showing your school </li></ul><ul><li>Show your form group the places that are mentioned in the news </li></ul><ul><li>Make sure that your school has access to Google Earth </li></ul><ul><li>Find a lesson at http://gelessons.com </li></ul>8 things to try next week
  19. 19. Any questions?
  20. 20. Keep in touch Twitter @de_updates Blog digitalexplorer.co.uk Facebook facebook.com/digitalexplorer Email [email_address]

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