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  • Deeper understanding through Google Earth

    1. 1. Deeper Understanding through Google Earth
    2. 2. Look Closer
    3. 3. Look Closer
    4. 4. "If our students are not reading and composing with various electronic technologies, then they are illiterate. They are not just unprepared for the future, they are illiterate right now, in our current time and context. (David Bolter, 1991)
    5. 5. Overview Introduction Format Why Google Earth Geography History Mathematics Science Literature Building
    6. 6. Format
    7. 7. Format
    8. 8. Purpose
    9. 9. Purpose To provide a tool set for teachers to engage students in learning Google Earth's visual geography tool.
    10. 10. Why Bother? Engagement builds Understanding - reading with purpose Engaging with Technology - 21st century tool - not possible just 4 years ago Integrating Cross Curricular Activities Literature, Geography, History, Science, Mathematics
    11. 11. Objectives Engage students in geography, history, mathematics and literature. Explore basics of Google Earth such as navigation toolbar, measurement tools, featured content, placemarks, and layers of information. Model using Google Earth to activate background knowledge, and provide students access and exposure to the world around them? Suggest cross-curricular connections.
    12. 12. Why Google Earth making connections activate prior knowledge create connections visual learners
    13. 13. Why Google Earth Transformation... making connections activate prior knowledge create connections visual learners
    14. 14. Your (students’) Involvement Observe Static Location Navigate and Explore Enhanced Connections Create / Present Story Tell
    15. 15. National Geographic 5 Themes of Geography Location - Absolute / Relative / Lat / Long Place - Physical Features Human / Environment Interaction Movement - Roads / Rivers Regions - Borders
    16. 16. Location NESW Degrees, Minutes, Seconds Decimal Absolute / Relative
    17. 17. Location NESW Degrees, Minutes, Seconds Decimal Absolute / Relative
    18. 18. Navigation Move, Fly, Tilt Observe Latitude, Longitude Arrows, Shift, Mouse, Grab Search Your Address
    19. 19. Let me share with you some BC Curriculum Connections .... While you play
    20. 20. Grade 7 Human and Physical Environment • E1 assess how physical environments affected ancient civilizations • Provide students with introduction to the Geography of Ancient Civilizations, then have them fly over the areas to identify physical environments • Students may also turn on the weather layers.
    21. 21. Grade 2 Human and Physical Environment • E1 locate on a map landforms and bodies of water of local and national significance, including • Pacific Ocean • Atlantic Ocean • Arctic Ocean • Vancouver Island • Rocky Mountains
    22. 22. Grade 2 Human and Physical Environment • E1 locate on a map landforms and bodies of water of local and national significance, including • Pacific Ocean • Atlantic Ocean • Arctic Ocean • Vancouver Island • Rocky Mountains
    23. 23. Where do you live?
    24. 24. Transportation
    25. 25. Transportation
    26. 26. Fraser River • Most Productive Salmon Fishery in World • Drains 1/3 of Province • 80% population near it
    27. 27. Fraser River • Most Productive Salmon Fishery in World • Drains 1/3 of Province • 80% population near it
    28. 28. Grade 5 / Movement Identity, Society, and Culture • B2 assess why immigrants came to Canada, the individual challenges they faced, and their contributions to Canada • Consider a Google Lit Trip relating to Immigration
    29. 29. Regions • Layers -
    30. 30. Seasons • Birds Eye Perspective
    31. 31. Check in for Explore 5, 4, 3, 2, 1
    32. 32. Geography Connections
    33. 33. Pre - Work together Create a Folder 3D Ancient Rome is best accessed in 3 stages Turn on Layer Go to a building - download Terrain- Drag to folder Go to building - download Buildings - Drag to Folder We will come back later
    34. 34. Historical Perspective Recent History Photos (Panoramio) (Google) City of London Timeline - Galleries Ancient History Rome (Layers) Egypt (Download Model)
    35. 35. Search earth.google.com/gallery/ or GE Gallery
    36. 36. Time Travel Back to Rome
    37. 37. Time 5,4,3,2,1
    38. 38. History through Geography
    39. 39. Connections in History
    40. 40. Mathematics Lat / Long Distance, Perimeter, Area, Circumference Units of Measure 3D Shapes
    41. 41. SMOOT ?? He was used as a Fraternity Prank to measure the Harvard Brindge in Oct 1958. One Smoot is equal to Oliver Smoot's height at the time of the prank (five feet and seven inches ~1.70 m)
    42. 42. What is there to measure? From Home to School Path from Home to School Perimeter / Area of School Grounds Perimeter / Area of School Buiding Using Real World Number Problems
    43. 43. 3D Building Maker http://sketchup.google.com/3dwarehouse/ buildingmaker
    44. 44. Rulers sketchup.google.com/ 3dwarehouse/buildingmaker
    45. 45. Assessment for Learning GE file could be quite easy if overlayed on your master. Allows for growth and change in a visual way or Self Assessment Non Linear - encourages us to not mark every aspect Identify misconceptions visually
    46. 46. Time 5,4,3,2,1
    47. 47. Time Permitting
    48. 48. Recapping Math
    49. 49. Science
    50. 50. Google Lit Trips.org
    51. 51. http://www.enquirer.com/editions/2004/02/07/loc_hana.html
    52. 52. Underground to Canada Barbara Smucker http://flickr.com/photos/beija-flor/65672496/
    53. 53. Underground Google Geography to Canada Earth Know Want to Know Interested
    54. 54. Connections in Literature
    55. 55. Making your own resource Next we will look at the creation process through the lens of a Google Lit Trip
    56. 56. The Power
    57. 57. Locations
    58. 58. Follow Your Assignment or not Assignment 1 - Denver Assignment 2 - Home with html and embed
    59. 59. HTML Primer <a close all brackets> </a> <img src="http://www.iste.org/AM/Graphics/ iste2010-logo.jpg"> <a href="http://iamliterate.wikispaces.com">See Kevin's Website</a>
    60. 60. Assignment 3 Follow Along Organizing Polygons Paths
    61. 61. Record a Tour Assignment 4
    62. 62. Assignment 5 Network Layer
    63. 63. Extensions Check out – Sky, Mars, Moon Check out – Ocean Layer Return to Gallery – Volcanoes, Weather 3D Building Maker View in Google Maps External – Saving Images Save Place as KML and view as Text – Now can direct edit KML files Make a Movie – Tools menu – Movie Maker Flight Simulator - http://earth.google.com/support/ bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=148092
    64. 64. Pause and Check What could not have happened without Google Earth?
    65. 65. Pause and Check What could not have happened without Google Earth? Transformation...
    66. 66. Thank you Please contact me Kevin Amboe kevinamboe@gmail.com http://iamliterate.wikispaces.com/iste2010 http://delicious.com/amboe_k tweet me @ amboe_k

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