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Google Earth


Google Earth is a digital tool that supports research and learning. It enhances the sharing of knowledge and collaboration between student and teacher. Using amazing new 3D tools developed by Google Earth your classroom can be as vast as your imagination. Accompany your students on a journey of discovery.

  • Fly to any destination on Earth.
  • See 3D buildings, imagery, and terrain.
  • Find cities, places, and local businesses

An important feature of online web-based learning for those working to promote learner autonomy is its capacity to take learners beyond the limitations of the classroom and to engage with a wide range of materials. Web-based learning using Google Earth offers a chance for students to enter into dialogues about authentic problems, collaborate with peers, negotiate meaning and generally be assisted in the learning process.

Google Earth Blog is dedicated to sharing the best news, interesting sights, technology, and happenings for Google Earth. You will find the most amazing and interesting Google Earth files and network links you can download right off the site. Learn how to take data from your GPS, map it into Google Earth, and share it with friends or the world. Learn when new releases of Google Earth come out, hear about new technologies and features, or check out the links to dozens of other Google Earth web sites. Search Google Earth Lessons for great ideas on lesson presentations. Explore the new 3D version at Google Earth

Below is a slideshow which reviews some of Google Earth Blog’s features.

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