Google Earth

GAME Worlds

Digital treasure hunts are a great way to add exploration and adventure to the classroom. Google Earth allows teachers to create virtual game worlds.

Google Earth and Google Tourbuilder can be used create exciting worlds for students to explore and learn in. These world's are simple to construct and are powerful learning tools.


  • Construct a series of places that students visit and include additional challenges that allow students to score points.
  • Point scoring opportunities can be presented through links to Google Forms or 'Raise your hand if you find it' tasks in the Tour.
  • Students love the freedom to explore and 'walk' around other spaces.
Digital Treasure Hunts

For an example of using Google Tour Builder to teach art history go to this Link.

For more tips on using street view technology in the classroom go to :