November 26, 2006

Google Earth: A Classroom Tool

This short tutorial has a fly by focus on Canada.
Plus discussion of advantages of Google earth:
- Students can upload and install at home. There is a free version that anyone can access so that they can practise and explore. Needs Windows 2000 or xp.
-There is a vibrant educational communnity already using google earth. You can view their files or upload your own. There is a collaborative aspect of the google earth community.
You can intergrate the data with other social networks and software for example sketch up - This is now downloaded on the main PC we use here.

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