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‘The world in your classroom’

Google Earth and maps
@dan_bowen

Babcock 4S Limited
www.babcock-education.co.uk/4S
Google Earth
• Making movies
• Measurement tools
• WOW starter
– E.g. where are we today?

Babcock 4S Limited
www.babcock-education.co.uk/4S
Flight Simulator

Babcock 4S Limited
www.babcock-education.co.uk/4S
Google river project
• Trace the route of a river from source to sea
using the flight simulator
• Geographical points of interest –
canyons, river
banks, settlements, pollution, altitude
information and geo locations.

Babcock 4S Limited
www.babcock-education.co.uk/4S
Layer images
• Contour map layering

Babcock 4S Limited
www.babcock-education.co.uk/4S
Layers

Babcock 4S Limited
www.babcock-education.co.uk/4S
Animal tracking
• Use the animal tracking layer to swim with
sharks

Babcock 4S Limited
www.babcock-education.co.uk/4S
Layers for
•
•
•
•

Global awareness
Shipwrecks
Underwater layer
Sea, Moon, Sun

Babcock 4S Limited
www.babcock-education.co.uk/4S
Embed video into map
• Paste the embed code into any description or
placemark or model

Babcock 4S Limited
www.babcock-education.co.uk/4S
3D warehouse

Babcock 4S Limited
www.babcock-education.co.uk/4S
Google Literacy Trips
• Map books you read
• Map the story e.g. kite runner
• Find inspiration for creative writing…go to the
beach, rainforest or even under the sea

Babcock 4S Limited
www.babcock-education.co.uk/4S
Combine the lot
• Studying GCSE Shakespeare
Go to Stratford for inspiration
Take a flyby of the Globe in London
Look at its 3D model (3D layer)
Look at the Panaramio Layer
Go to areas inspired by plays eg. venice

Babcock 4S Limited
www.babcock-education.co.uk/4S
Google Maps
• Log in to unlock the magic
• Edit maps
• Measure things

• Collaborate
Babcock 4S Limited
www.babcock-education.co.uk/4S
Map project ideas
• Know your local area
• Story maps
• Maps to support learning e.g RE map with
embedded video and links of areas of significant
• Go to France and window shop
• Take kids on trip before you go
• Habitats map of local lake?
• School trips
Babcock 4S Limited
www.babcock-education.co.uk/4S

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The world in your classroom (Google Earth and Maps in the classroom)

  • 1. ‘The world in your classroom’ Google Earth and maps @dan_bowen Babcock 4S Limited www.babcock-education.co.uk/4S
  • 2. Google Earth • Making movies • Measurement tools • WOW starter – E.g. where are we today? Babcock 4S Limited www.babcock-education.co.uk/4S
  • 3. Flight Simulator Babcock 4S Limited www.babcock-education.co.uk/4S
  • 4. Google river project • Trace the route of a river from source to sea using the flight simulator • Geographical points of interest – canyons, river banks, settlements, pollution, altitude information and geo locations. Babcock 4S Limited www.babcock-education.co.uk/4S
  • 5. Layer images • Contour map layering Babcock 4S Limited www.babcock-education.co.uk/4S
  • 7. Animal tracking • Use the animal tracking layer to swim with sharks Babcock 4S Limited www.babcock-education.co.uk/4S
  • 8. Layers for • • • • Global awareness Shipwrecks Underwater layer Sea, Moon, Sun Babcock 4S Limited www.babcock-education.co.uk/4S
  • 9. Embed video into map • Paste the embed code into any description or placemark or model Babcock 4S Limited www.babcock-education.co.uk/4S
  • 10. 3D warehouse Babcock 4S Limited www.babcock-education.co.uk/4S
  • 11. Google Literacy Trips • Map books you read • Map the story e.g. kite runner • Find inspiration for creative writing…go to the beach, rainforest or even under the sea Babcock 4S Limited www.babcock-education.co.uk/4S
  • 12. Combine the lot • Studying GCSE Shakespeare Go to Stratford for inspiration Take a flyby of the Globe in London Look at its 3D model (3D layer) Look at the Panaramio Layer Go to areas inspired by plays eg. venice Babcock 4S Limited www.babcock-education.co.uk/4S
  • 13. Google Maps • Log in to unlock the magic • Edit maps • Measure things • Collaborate Babcock 4S Limited www.babcock-education.co.uk/4S
  • 14. Map project ideas • Know your local area • Story maps • Maps to support learning e.g RE map with embedded video and links of areas of significant • Go to France and window shop • Take kids on trip before you go • Habitats map of local lake? • School trips Babcock 4S Limited www.babcock-education.co.uk/4S