Earth


Session Outline

User Interface
  • Search
  • Navigation Controls
  • Content Control
  • Creating Your Own Content
Working In Google Earth
  • Search (Location)
  • Finding Businesses
  • Getting Directions
  • Manipulating and Controlling Your Content
  • Changing Your View
  • Museo Del Prado
  • Ancient Rome
  • Utilizing a kml or kmz file (You will need to download the files at the bottom) Please download "The Grapes of Wrath" for our session
  • Finding a kml or kmz file
Creating Your Own Content
  • Open "The White House" file in Google Earth
  • Inserting A Placemark
  • Adding Content To Your Placemark (Text, link, image, video)

The Mobile Connection (Google Earth Mobile)
  • Installing Google Earth on your mobile device
  • The google earth interface on a mobile device
  • Managing your content/layers on a mobile device
  • Creating your own content for a mobile device
Other Cool Stuff


Reference Pages for 

INTEGRATION RESOURCES...
23 Interesting Ways to Use Google Earth in the Classroom . England Teacher, Tom Barrett started it,  several others around the world have contributed to it.

Visit Google for Educators: Google Earth.

Tons of Education-specific content is available right in the Google Earth application in the PLACES section of the Google Earth sidebar by clicking the ADD CONTENT link or by clickinghere.

Google offers "tons" of educational integrations for Google Earth integrations here.

Need help with Google Earth in your classroom? Check out the Google Educators Discussion Group. (Google Earth Search Results)

SOME CURRICULAR INTEGRATION EXAMPLES...
Thomas Petra's Real World Math
Thomas Cooper's Expedition Lit Trips


GOOGLE RESOURCES...
Download Google Earth here.
Explore Google's, Google Earth Product Tour videos.
Get Google Earth for your iPhone FREE!
Be sure to subscribe to the Google Earth Sightseers Newletter!
Check out Google's Lat Long Blog
Using google docs to embed an image into a placemark here
Playing games in google earth

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES
GCT Cindy Lane's wiki that has a plethora of sites to use in conjunction with Google Earth

The United State Geological Survey here (be sure to click on Google Earth kml files at the bottom)


OTHER APPLICATIONS...
Here are some applications that you can use and then embed in Google Maps and Earth.
SlideShare - http://www.slideshare.net/
Podomatic - http://www.podomatic.com/
Quizzlet - http://quizlet.com/user/Quizzlet/
VoiceThread - http://ed.voicethread.com/
YouTube - http://www.youtube.com



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