Geography Tools - Maps and Earth, and What Works With Them

Google Geography

Working with Geo Tools

Map Activity
  • Create a new custom map and invite other participants as collaborators (spots important to your discipline, for example).
  • Add a marker for your site (and any other relevant locations).
  • Add additional markers for important buildings or areas at your site.
  • Embed text and media into the markers, including:
    • Text
    • Links
    • Images
    • Video (if applicable)
    • Other, such as a Google Doc, Form, or Presentation
  • Share what you've done with the group.
  • OPTIONAL Alternative Activity: "My Favorite Places" map for each participant.

Making Your Own Map

Video Q&A on Earth

And It Gets Better: Sketch Up

ITM Video on Sketch Up

Sketch Up is free CAD software, and far more powerful than you'd guess.

Jun 23, 2010, 12:19 AM
Jun 23, 2010, 12:19 AM