Google Earth for Educators

Learn Google Earth and how to use it in the classroom and online. Project examples for every subject area.
  • Lectures 40
  • Video 2 Hours
  • Skill level all level
  • Languages English
  • Includes Lifetime access
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Course Description

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.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Over 40 lectures and 1 hour of content!

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Curriculum

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

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    • 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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