The Crib Sheets:
Overview: Google Maps
Search & Get Directions
Satellite View, Terrain View, & Traffic
More... (Photos, Videos, Wikipedia, Webcams)
My Maps: Browse & Create
Google Maps Help
Activity: Collaborative "Favorite Places" Map
Using the Google Account you provided during the survey activity in the Docs portion of the workshop, the Lead Learner will invite you as a collaborator on our GWE @ NECC map.
Add a place marker identifying your favorite place.
Add content to the place marker using the rich text editing tools.
Advanced: Add an image or other media to the place marker using the HTML editor.
Explore some of your colleagues favorite places...
Google Teacher Academy Resources (from GCT Thomas Cooper):
Google Maps in Other Languages:
Wanna Work Together?
Two Men Take the Wrong Turn Down Street View
How to Edit Features in Google Mapmaker
* There are more Mapmaker tutorials on YouTube.
Where is Matt in Google Earth
Check out "Where the Hell is Matt? (2008)". One of my favorite parts is Matt with the Baliwood Dancers.
Secret Images of Google Earth
How to Build a Robot in SketchUp
*Check out other SketchUp tutorials from basic to advanced on YouTube.
*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.
Teens and Technology - http://teensandtechnology.wikispaces.com
More Resources (from Andrew Gardner and other GCTs):
Google Earth Resources
Google Maps Resources
General Geography Resources
And something fun... Sampsonia Way:
Sampsonia Way, Pittsburgh, PA 15212.Now go to Googlemaps and search for: