Lead Learner:
Wendy Gorton @WendyGorton

The Tool:

The Crib Sheet:


Google Apps EDU for Astoria Maps

Extending and Using Google Maps:

Curriculum Integration Ideas

Projects: Google Maps in Other Languages:
More information can be found here

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"

Google Map

Where Ya From?

  • Click here to edit the Map below, and then press "Edit" and use the Placemarker to drop where you were born and tell us your name, position, hobby, and your summer plans! Bonus points for including a picture or video :)

View Google Apps EDU Training, Astoria: Where we're from! in a larger map

Activity Two: Lewis and Clark Story Map

Write part of an expedition diary using Google Maps!
  • Head over to the Lewis and Clark Expedition Story
  • Choose a spot along the trail and drop a placemarker and write a couple of sentences as either Lewis or Clark-- how's the trail going? Anything happen in your location today?-- and add a picture about where you're at!

View Lewis and Clark Expedition Story in a larger map

Activity Three: Make a Map!

  • Think of how you can use a Google Map in your classroom with your subject area. Need some ideas? Check out the resources on the left.
  • Create a map!

YouTube Video

Subpages (1): Maps Resources