Posts Tagged ‘Google Earth’:

Introduction to Google Earth

What is Google Earth? Google Earth is a free, downloadable program that combines satellite images, maps, and terrain to create a 3D virtual model of the world. You can search for specific locations in Google Earth and create your own virtual tours.  Other options to explore are content developed by NASA, Discovery Education, National Geographic

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Tech Tip Tuesday: Google Earth curriculum ideas

by MaryFran Lynch http://sites.google.com/site/techtipstuesday/ Google Earth can be wonderful to use to introduce your students to the places in their text books. You may want to create your own lessons or use some that have been made available to compliment your lessons. Here are a few you may be interested in: Language Arts Whether your

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Tech Tip Tuesday – Google SketchUp

SketchUp is a free downloadable software from Google that you can use to create 3D models of anything you can imagine.  People use SketchUp to create architectural, landscape, and woodworking models or just for fun! You can build models from scratch, or you can download what you need from the Google 3D Warehouse . This

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Tech Tip Tuesday: Custom Google Maps

Custom Google Maps are a fun and interesting way to get students involved in map reading, measuring distances, learning about historic places or connecting places and literature.  There are so many ways you could incorporate Google Maps into your subject area – either by using existing maps made by users or creating original ones.  Consider

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More ILC Reflections

Now that I am home from the Innovative Learning Conference 2008 and have had some time to process all that happened, I can truly say that overall it was good experience for me. On Wednesday morning I attended a session by Josh Burker (fellow Pepperdine Cadre member) who shared Scratch http://scratch.mit.edu – the kids programming

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