Geo Apps: Maps, Earth, and Sketchup

The Crib Sheets:


The Tools: (brief demo)

Overview: Google Maps (workshop outline)

  • Search & Get Directions
  • Satellite View, Terrain View, & Traffic
  • Street View
  • More... (Photos, Videos, Wikipedia, Webcams)
  • My Maps: Browse & Create
  • Google Maps Help

Activity: Collaborative "Favorite/Wish List Places" Map

  1. Access to our collaborative map is here.
  2. Add a place marker identifying your favorite place. 
  3. Add content to the place marker using the rich text editing tools.
  4. Advanced: Change the icon
  5. Even more advanced: Add an image or other media to the place marker using the HTML editor.
  6. Explore some of your colleagues favorite places...

Our Map

GWE Rutgers Jan. 2010

Additional Street View Resources Are Located Here

Curriculum Integration Ideas
Projects: Google Maps in Other Languages:

Reference URL's

Google Lat-Long Blog

Google Maps on Twitter

Google Maps API

Google Maps Gone Wild

Google Maps Mania Blog

Google Maps- City Tours

Historical Map Collections

If you have an Android Phone

Sky Map

My Tracks

Edit Your "My Maps"