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Google Earth for Educators

Learn Google Earth and how to use it in the classroom and online. Project examples for every subject area.
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Google Earth for Educators

Learn Google Earth and how to use it in the classroom and online. Project examples for every subject area.
18 reviews

Google Earth for Educators is aimed at K-12 and Higher Ed teachers and administrators who would like simple, real world ways to implement Google Earth in their classes.

If you're not already using Google Earth in your class, or you think that Google Earth won't fit into your subject's curriculum, you need to take this course. Google Earth is an amazing tool that every educator needs to be using right now.

What's Covered in This Course?

  • What Google Earth Is
  • What Google Earth Can Do
  • Why You Should Use Google Earth in Your Classroom
  • UNESCO World Heritage Sites Overview
  • Google Earth Test Drive
  • Student Project Examples by Subject Area
  • Example Class Projects
  • Learn the Basics of Navigating Google Earth
  • Download Google Earth Projects for Education
  • Learn Advanced Google Earth Skills
  • Tons of Additional Resources, Including Project Ideas, Lesson Plans, Project Galleries, Great Blogs and Educator Resources

The entire course is fully downloadable so you can learn whether you have internet access or not. Have a long trip coming up? Take this course with you!

If you're interested in a discount for multiple purchases, please contact us. We know your education budgets are tight, and we want to help make this course affordable for all of you.

    • Over 40 lectures and 1 hour of content!

CURRICULUM

  • SECTION 1:
    Introduction to Google Earth
  • 1
    Who Is Stone River eLearning?
    01:15
  • 2
    Introduction
    00:12
  • 3
    Overview of the Couse
    00:36
  • 4
    What Is Google Earth?
    00:55
  • 5
    What Can Google Earth Do?
    01:16
  • 6
    The Types of Visualizations
    05:23
  • 7
    Why Use Google Earth in Your Classroom?
    03:07
  • 8
    UNESCO World Heritage Sites
    02:04
  • 9
    Street View Test Drive
    208.43 KB
  • SECTION 2:
    Student Projects
  • 10
    Project Ideas by Subject Area
    03:57
  • 11
    Links for Project Ideas
    333.17 KB
  • 12
    Portland's Water Student Project
    05:43
  • 13
    Ancient Rome Student Project
    08:14
  • 14
    Ancient Americas Student Project
    03:03
  • SECTION 3:
    Learn the Basics of Google Earth Navigation
  • 15
    Introduction to Learning Google Earth
    00:26
  • 16
    1 - Downloading Google Earth
    01:15
  • 17
    2 - Finding a Location
    00:51
  • 18
    3 - Zooming
    01:06
  • 19
    4 - Panning
    00:29
  • 20
    5 - Tilting
    00:36
  • 21
    6 - Rotating
    00:21
  • 22
    7 - Saving Locations to My Places
    00:26
  • 23
    8 - Adding Placemarks
    00:41
  • 24
    9 - Saving Placemarks in a .KMZ File
    01:02
  • 25
    10 - Opening a .KMZ File
    00:35
  • 26
    11 - Creating a Tour with Placemarks
    00:59
  • 27
    12 - Displaying Layers
    00:30
  • 28
    13 - Displaying Featured Content
    00:54
  • 29
    14 - Using Google Search
    00:43
  • 30
    15 - Driving Directions
    01:01
  • 31
    16 - Using the Ruler to Estimate Distance
    00:46
  • 32
    17 - Using the Path Tool
    00:59
  • 33
    18 Adding Image Overlays
    00:40
  • 34
    Importing KML, KMZ and GPS Data
    02:44
  • 35
    19 - Printing and E-mailing Images
    00:49
  • SECTION 4:
    Advanced Google Earth Skills
  • 36
    Using Historical Imagery
    01:09
  • 37
    Teaching Area and Perimeter
    02:50
  • 38
    Advanced - Recording a Tour
    03:12
  • SECTION 5:
    A World of Information
  • 39
    Download Google Earth Projects for Education
    173.63 KB
  • 40
    Additional Google Earth Resources for Teachers
    219.07 KB

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REVIEWS

  • Sandra Carvalho
    Great content

    Easy to watch, good a/v quality!

  • Melissa Martin
    Google Earth for Teachers

    I enjoyed learning about Google Earth and hope to use it in my classroom this year as we study Africa and Asia. I didn't appreciate that I couldn't get a certificate of completion unless I bought additional courses from Stone River eLearning!!

  • James Puglia
    Love Google Earth

    Great way to help students.

  • Eser Dilsöz
    I am a math teacher and I learned that I can use google-earth related to lots of topic

  • Gianfranco Giacobino
    A nice tutorial for an educational use

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