Google's Geo Tools

The World is Yours EDTECH TEAM
Google Earth

Agenda

Cool Stuff

Resources

  • Kurt Weismer's Google Maps Lessons

  • Sign up to Beta Test Expeditions app (Android only)

  • Cardboard apps from Google Play Store

  • Google Earth

    • Navigating Google Earth

    • Street View

    • Navigating with Search (Find your home)

    • Layers

    • Sky, Mars, and Moon.

    • Timeline

    • Make your own Placemarks

    • Tours

    • Import and Exporting KML & KMZ

    • Creating Placemarks

  • Google Maps

    • My Maps (Formerly Maps Engine Lite)

    • Street View

    • Create a map

    • Create Placemarks

    • Customize Placemarks

      • Add links, videos, and photos to Placemarks

        • Navigating maps

        • Icons on maps- hand moves and selects

        • Two ways to add marker: search or directly

        • Searching

        • Sharing and collaborating

        • Layers

        • Naming layers

        • Plotting points- adding points, formatting icons for points

        • Images by file & URL, video, and URLs

        • Importing external data- We'll do concerts but can do math, earthquake, tribes, battles, etc.

        • Street view

        • Adding lines— different types of lines

        • Polygons- color transparency

        • Driving route/direction (cars. bikes, walking)

    • Using Data (sheets) to create map

    • Using a form to create a shared map.

    • Photosphere App

    • Tour Builder (64-bit browser required such as Safari, Firefox, Chrome Canary*)

Resources

For Google Earth:

Examples