Google Maps for Education

Google Maps and Google Earth offer a number of ways for classes to interact visually with the world. This session will demonstrate ways to use Google Maps/Earth in Language Arts, Math, Science, and Social Studies. Participants will be invited to share ways that they use Google Maps in their classrooms.



Guggenheim Museum (click the photos of the doorway to enter. To navigate, click the arrows that appear on the floor, or click and drag around the room.)

Guggenheim entrance


Google Maps Blog: the official blog for Google Maps

Language Arts

GoogleLitTrips.orgdownloadable files that mark the journeys of characters from famous literature on the surface of Google Earth.

Mathematics

RealWorldMath.org: a collection of free math activities for Google Earth designed for students and educators.

Science

Google Earth for Earth Science

Social Studies




Creating your own Google Earth tour