Unpacking the NEW Google Earth
"Google Maps is for finding your way. Google Earth is about getting lost."
Have you seen the NEW Google Earth? Bring your laptop or Chromebook and we'll explore how anyone can leverage Google Earth to enrich your content and show kids the world. We'll get hands-on and learn the easiest ways to get started with Google Earth while exploring all the new features. We'll also get a little geeky and explore some of the experimental features.
NAVIGATION Tips and Tricks:
SHIFT + Click - Pan and tilt
Paper Airplane - Reset to default
The Magic "N" - Reorient your Earth
Mini-Earth Navigation (bottom right)
Menus & Map Styles
Adding My Places
Editing My Places
Export KML/Import KML
Voyager: Explore The World
Demo: National Parks - Hawaii
Getting Geeky: Experimental Features
KML Imports | Tour Builders:
Create a KML with Google My Maps Activity | Click here!
- Draw a polygon around that state or country (ONLY 1 per person)
- Add a marker to a state or country and add a title (include your name) and photo or description.
- Refresh your map occasionally...
- Export Entire Map to .KML (see image to right)