Link to Archived Recording: https://sas.elluminate.com/mr.jnlp?suid=M.0EA3E6D68A7B527D96E8077DF0D71F
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 1: Collaborative "Favorite Places" Map
Activity 2: Map a List
Google's Spreadsheet Mapper: http://spreadsheets.google.com/pub?key=tLQ_ID9LYLVSLeSUIm3qMaA&output=html
Here are some applications that you can use and then embed in Google Maps and Earth.
Google Maps in Other Languages:
Students of foreign languages can be tasked to locate cities, give directions, or create placemarks about museums, shops, geographical features and other cultural practices.
Google Maps Resources
Google Earth Resources
Google Sketch Up Resources
General Geography Resources
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.
And something fun... Sampsonia Way:
Sampsonia Way, Pittsburgh, PA 15212.Now go to Googlemaps and search for:
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
*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.
How to Build a Robot in SketchUp
*Check out other SketchUp tutorials from basic to advanced on YouTube.
Google Teacher Academy Resources (from GCT Thomas Cooper Andrew Gardner and other GCT's):
Activities for the Week
1. Collaborative Activity Idea: Create A Multimedia Map
2. Alternate Activity Idea: Create A "My Favorite Places" Google Earth Tour
Next Session on August 11...Even More Google.