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Google Earth For K 2

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Google Earth For K 2

  1. 1. Cameron McKinley and Mandy Fox
  2. 2. <ul><li>Welcome </li></ul><ul><li>See Google Earth tour examples </li></ul><ul><li>Skype with travel companions </li></ul><ul><li>Create Voice Threads for our tours </li></ul><ul><li>Create Google Earth Placemarks </li></ul><ul><li>Upload them </li></ul><ul><li>Create tour </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Create a folder on your desktop called Workshop </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Right click on the desktop area and go to New and then Folder </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Name it Workshops </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>http://dsc.discovery.com/videogalleries/nationalparks/nationalparks.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.googlelittrips.org/ </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Free program for Mac and Windows to conference with people from all over the world </li></ul><ul><li>Computer to computer is free </li></ul><ul><li>Download program here if you would like to try it: http://www.skype.com </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Program to create interactive slideshows for the web </li></ul><ul><li>Add voice, doodling, and more to your photos </li></ul><ul><li>Easily embed them in the Google Earth Placemarks </li></ul><ul><li>Free to educators </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.voicethread.com </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Set up account </li></ul><ul><li>Upload Photos </li></ul><ul><li>Use PageFlakes links to collect pictures </li></ul><ul><li>Include: one picture, one audio comment, and one written comment </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Options for later: webcam commenting, phone comments </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Save and make public </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Placemarks </li></ul><ul><li>Measuring distances </li></ul><ul><li>Day/Night- Use Sun feature </li></ul><ul><li>Google Sky </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Fly to exact location: find address </li></ul><ul><li>Add- Placemark </li></ul><ul><li>Type Title </li></ul><ul><li>Choose a placemark icon </li></ul><ul><li>Embed Voice Thread code </li></ul><ul><li>Save to Workshop folder </li></ul><ul><li>Upload placemark to drop.io box </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Instructors will put this tour together </li></ul><ul><li>Handout on putting tour together- http://www.googletouring.com/create.php </li></ul>

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