Google Maps

What is this Map 1?


 
The companion Google Earth KML file is attached at the bottom of the page.






THROUGH

Overview: Google Maps: 

Search & Get Directions
Satellite View, Terrain View, & Traffic
Street View
Earth View - Plugin Required
Layers.. (Photos, Videos, Wikipedia, Webcams)
My Maps: Browse & Create
Google Maps Help


The Presentation:

GWE_2011_Maps







My Maps Tutorial






The Crib Sheets:



Check these out:
The Official LatLong Blog:  http://google-latlong.blogspot.com/ 
Google Earth Blog:  http://www.gearthblog.com/
Google Earth Greatest Hits:  http://earth.google.com/intl/en/thanks.html#filmstrip
Google Earth Community: http://bbs.keyhole.com/ubb/
Add Audio to Google Earth Placemarks: http://tbarrett.edublogs.org/2008/11/24/google-earth-is-our-paper-part-2-add-your-voice/


For fun:  Plug-in Required:
Land the Eagle from Apollo 11:  
http://www.planetinaction.com/moonlander/
Share a Google Earth image in your web browser:  http://earthurl.org/
http://goo.gl/maps/G16a

What is this map 2?


Activity:  My Maps

Go to this Collaborative My Map

Choose one or all of the following:
1) Where are you when you are you in your element?
2) A place you've always wanted to go
3) A place where you've eaten your best meal
4) A place where you've had a great adventure
5) What is a place you could connect to in your curriculum

Write a short witty phrase about how and why that place is important. Label it with an appropriate icon and add images, text and videos.

Creative Commons: Try finding your images here!  They are all fair-use!

Bonus Points:  Add pictures, videos, and interesting icons


Our Collaborative Map:

SLOAN-C Emerging Technology Participants




Google My Map - Rubric




Rubric for My Maps


BEYOND: Start creating your own Map with different spots/tasks that you can use immediately!
  • Go to your Google Docs cabinet
  • Create a new document
  • Create a draft of an into, through, and beyound LP you can use in the coming weeks to integrate Google Maps/Earth
    • Check out some of the resources below
    • Get together with other content area folks to brainstorm ideas



Curriculum Integration Ideas
Pre-School Classroom 
Lower School Classroom (Grades 1-5)  
Middle School Classroom (Grades 6-8)  
Upper School Classroom (Grades 9-16)
AP Courses


Google Map Ideas in Higher Education

Classroom Projects:
Here are some collaborative projects:
American Explorers - 
http://maps.google.com/maps/ms?hl=en&ie=UTF8&msa=0&msid=104315898973148836611.0004402acbce64705f5f9&ll=43.516689,-96.240234&spn=37.880586,59.589844&t=h&z=4&om=1  
Clean Watersheds - http://cleanwatersheds.wikispaces.com 
Environmental I-Reports - http://goapes.wikispaces.com/ireport 
Expedition Lit Trips - http://outdoortech.wikispaces.com 
Google Lit Trips - http://www.googlelittrips.org/ 
How to build a Lit Trip - 
PDF
Map Your Clean Up - http://maps.google.com/help/maps/cleanup/index.html#utm_source=en-nws-sitsr&utm_medium=nws-sitsr&utm_campaign=en 
Our Lost Children - http://ourlostchildren.wikispaces.com 
Poetry of Place - http://poetryofplace.wikispaces.com
Trace Your Trash - http://goapes.wikispaces.com/traceyourtrash
Earth Science in My Maps:  
http://maps.google.com/maps?ie=UTF8&ll=28.304381,-23.203125&spn=143.093947,360&z=2
Real World Math:  
http://www.realworldmath.org/Real_World_Math/RealWorldMath.org.html
55 Shape Ideas in Paris: http://maps.google.co.uk/maps/ms?ie=UTF8&hl=en&msa=0&msid=106744469957319968675.000477900903fa3443371&source=embed&ll=48.414619,4.44397&spn=1.976162,4.592285&z=8
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