maps

Overview of what we cover in the workshop!
  • Google Maps
    • Search & Get Directions
    • Satellite View, Terrain View, & Traffic
    • More... (Photos, Videos, Wikipedia, Webcams)
    • Street View
    • NEW! Earth View!
    • My Maps: Browse & Create

GWE Maps



The Tools:


Activity: Create A Multi-Media Map 
I have shared a custom map and invited you as collaborators.
  • Add a marker for a place you've always wanted to go
  • The school or place where you work
  • A place you reference in your curriculum
  • A place where you have eaten a GREAT meal!
  • A place where you had a fun adventure
  • 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


Google Map




Integration Ideas:
 
Projects:

Other Applications:
Here are some application 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.

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