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Using Google Earth in the primary classroom – ECAWA presentation

Posted by rosiemacalpine on July 16, 2009

Today (and tomorrow) I’m going to lead a session on how to use Google Earth in the primary classroom more effectively. So I’m putting the links up here so that teachers have got easy access to them during the session.

1. Gmap pedometer http://www.gmap-pedometer.com/

This Google maps mashup provides an easy way to estimate and measure routes and distances.

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2. Google Lit trips http://www.googlelittrips.org/

Download the Google tours to add a new dimension to a book.

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3. AR Sights http://www.arsights.com/

You have to see it to believe it!

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4. Promethean Planet www.prometheanplanet.com

To see the Activsoftware layers function.

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I’ve taken screenshots of each part of my presentation and added it to a PowerPoint (which means it’s not interactive anymore, but might still be useful. Click here to download the PowerPoint.

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