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Google Maps & Earth

  1. Engagement
  2. Guided Exploration
  3. Storytelling on Steroids - Virtual Field Trips

Opener:  One Billion Downloads!

PresentationAn Interdisciplinary World: The Map is the Book.

The companion Google Earth KMZ file is attached at the bottom of the page.  This file is a guided tutorial to Google Earth!

  • Google Maps Overview
  • Google Maps GL, Streetview, Embed & Labs
  • Export KML
Creating Content in Maps & Google Earth:
Activity: Add a Cool Place to this Map.
Explore & Overview of Google Earth:
  • Create a folder
  • Drag & Drop
  • File system
  • Check boxes
  • Layers
  • Navigation - Shortcuts
  • Google Earth Gallery
  • Education Focus: Lit Trips
Google Earth on the iPad
  • Tours
  • Google Earth Gallery
  • Syncs with Google Places
  • Create Basic Content via My Places in Maps
  • My Maps Editor - iOS App
Differentiated Tutorial:
  • Placemarks
  • Title 
  • Link 
  • Image
  • Snapshot View
  • YouTube
  • Layers
  • Tours


"Information is not knowledge, but layering information can produce knowledge"

Minnesota Google Apps Summit - May 11, 2013!  

If you had a good experience today, please consider leaving feedback on my public Google Trainer Profile.  I would appreciate it.

Benjamin Friesen | Flipped Education
Hopkins Public Schools - Minnesota
Google Certified Teacher  
Apps EDU Certified Trainer
Flipped Education - Founder

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The Tools:
What is the difference?

The Crib Sheets:

Google Earth Resources:

One World. Many Stories.  Browse Topics
Google Earth PRO Grants for EDU
Google Earth - One Stop Shop
Google Earth Gallery - Import Layers
Embed Gadget - Put Google Earth in your Site
Google Lit Trips - Books in Google Earth
Adding Audio to Google Earth Placemarks
Real World Math - Corn Fields and Geometry
LatLong Blog - Official Google Earth Blog - Unofficial 

Google Maps in Action: Really Good Stuff 
Dimensions - Google Maps 
Scribble - Annotate your Google Maps
Rubric - Elevate your Maps
K-6 Community Project:
The Future of Google Maps: Q & A with Michael Johnson

Goofy but Good:
Video Games in Google Earth


Google Earth - Tutorial.kmz
Benjamin Friesen,
Jul 16, 2012, 12:29 PM
Benjamin Friesen,
Jul 16, 2012, 12:30 PM