Maps

Agenda Link: http://goo.gl/zEZRc 
Moderator Link: http://goo.gl/8mes8

The Tools:
  • Google Maps
    • Search & Get Directions
    • Satellite View, Terrain View, & Traffic
    • More... (Photos, Videos, Wikipedia, Webcams)
    • Street View
    • Moon, Mars, Sky
    • My Maps: Browse & Create
  • Google Earth
    • Tour
    • Layers
    • Create Placemarks

GWE@ Solana Beach Maps



Google Maps Tutorial
Google Earth Tutorial & Resources
Favorite Ways to Use Geo Apps:
*Big thanks to Google Certified Teachers, Chris Walsh and Jim Sill for most of these links.  

Walking Tour of Pairs

Love these:

And something fun... Sampsonia Way:

Sampsonia Way


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Now go to Googlemaps and search for: Sampsonia Way, Pittsburgh, PA 15212.

Also, Secret Images of Google Earth

Secret Images

* Pretty Cool!



Oh, so funny!
Google Maps (Part I of "The Googling")

The Googling



Activity: Create A Multi-Media Map 
I have shared a custom map and invited you as collaborators.
  • Add a marker for your favorite place(s)
  • 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
    • Map-Maker

Click HERE to help edit our Favorite Places:


Solana Beach Favorite Places



Google's collection of favorite places around the world.
Lonely Planet's Favorite Places

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.
        Wow!

For Google Earth tutorial, ideas on how to incorporate Google Earth and other Web 2.0 tools in your classroom, go to Teens and Technology and then click on the GPS and GIS page in the left-hand column.
Teens and Technology - http://teensandtechnology.wikispaces.com
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