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Google My Maps

Visualize your data on a custom map using Google My Maps
  • import data from a spreadsheet, or simply draw and add points of interest, lines and shapes
  • style the points and shapes on your map, and choose from nine base map styles
  • share your map with colleagues and embed it on your website
Head here for Maps:

The Tool:
My Maps App (Android, Free)

  • Draw - Add lines, shapes, or placemarks on the map.
  • Import - Add a CSV file, XLSX file, My Map, or spreadsheet from Google Drive with geographically-specific data including addresses, place names, or lat/longs.
  • Layer - Hide or show different content to better understand your map.
  • Style - Make your point visually with different colors, placemark icons, and line widths.

Fill out this form: Must Do Hawaii

Access our Must Do Hawaii Map

Sample workshop spreadsheets:

Great How to video by Google Guru Bradley Lands:

YouTube Video

Great GCT Teacher Maps

Great Maps for Education

Great examples from the GEO MOOC: 
  • School Capacity in BC link
  • Argentina Flooding link
  • Shawnee, OK Tornado Damage link
  • Motorcycle tour of Pakistan link
  • Buckhead Springs Art Festival link
  • James Bond Map link
  • Zombie Appocalypse Map link

Jim Sill,
May 25, 2013, 12:50 PM
Jim Sill,
May 25, 2013, 12:51 PM