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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?
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!
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Desktop, iOS and Android
Certificate of completion
|Section 1: Introduction to Google Earth|
Who Is Stone River eLearning?Preview
Overview of the CousePreview
What Is Google Earth?
What Can Google Earth Do?
The Types of VisualizationsPreview
Why Use Google Earth in Your Classroom?
UNESCO World Heritage Sites
Street View Test Drive
|Section 2: Student Projects|
Project Ideas by Subject Area
Links for Project Ideas
Portland's Water Student Project
Ancient Rome Student Project
Ancient Americas Student ProjectPreview
|Section 3: Learn the Basics of Google Earth Navigation|
Introduction to Learning Google Earth
1 - Downloading Google Earth
2 - Finding a Location
3 - Zooming
4 - Panning
5 - Tilting
6 - Rotating
7 - Saving Locations to My Places
8 - Adding PlacemarksPreview
9 - Saving Placemarks in a .KMZ File
10 - Opening a .KMZ File
11 - Creating a Tour with Placemarks
12 - Displaying LayersPreview
13 - Displaying Featured Content
14 - Using Google Search
15 - Driving Directions
16 - Using the Ruler to Estimate Distance
17 - Using the Path Tool
18 Adding Image Overlays
Importing KML, KMZ and GPS Data
19 - Printing and E-mailing Images
|Section 4: Advanced Google Earth Skills|
Using Historical Imagery
Teaching Area and Perimeter
Advanced - Recording a Tour
|Section 5: A World of Information|
Download Google Earth Projects for Education
Additional Google Earth Resources for Teachers
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