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Fall '09 TCOE - The Geo Apps

The Tools:

  • Google Maps
    • Search & Get Directions
    • Satellite View, Terrain View, & Traffic
    • More... (Photos, Videos, Wikipedia, Webcams)
    • Street View
    • Moon, Mars, Sky
    • My Maps: Browse & Create
  • Google Earth
    • Tour
    • Layers



Presentation


Activity: Create A Multi-Media Map 
I have shared a custom map and invited you as collaborators.
  • Add a marker for your favorite place(s)
  • EXTRA:
    • Change the Icon
    • Embed text and media into the markers, including:
    • Text
    • Links
    • Images
    • Video (use the embed code)
    • Other, such as a Google Doc, Form, or Presentation


Google Maps Tutorial

Google Earth Tutorial & Resources

Favorite Ways to Use Geo Apps:
*Big thanks to Google Certified Teacher, Chris Walsh for some of these links. 

Walking Tour of Pairs

Love these:

And something fun... Sampsonia Way:

YouTube Video


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Now go to Googlemaps and search for: Sampsonia Way, Pittsburgh, PA 15212.

Also, Secret Images of Google Earth

YouTube Video

* Pretty Cool!



Oh, so funny!
Google Maps (Part I of "The Googling")

The Googling


Our Favorite Places Map

Insert Map Here

Google's collection of favorite places around the world.
Lonely Planet's Favorite Places

Integration Ideas:
 
Projects:

Other Applications:
Google Maps in Other Languages:

For Google Earth tutorial, ideas on how to incorporate Google Earth and other Web 2.0 tools in your classroom, go to Teens and Technology and then click on the GPS and GIS page in the left-hand column.
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