Overview of what we cover in the workshop!
Google Maps Tutorial
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
And something fun... Sampsonia Way:
**Now go to Googlemaps and search for: Sampsonia Way, Pittsburgh, PA 15212.
Also, Secret Images of Google Earth
* Pretty Cool!
Oh, so funny!
Google Maps (Part I of "The Googling")
Activity: Create A Multi-Media Map
I have shared a custom map and invited you as collaborators.
Click HERE to help edit our Favorite Places:
Google's collection of favorite places around the world.
Lonely Planet's Favorite Places
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.
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