What is Google Earth?. Google Earth Free Google Earth Plus Google Earth Pro. What is Google Earth?. Google Earth is free program which allows users to: Explore geographic locations both on Earth and in space. View Buildings in 3D View Featured Content
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What is Google Earth?
Google Earth is free program which allows users to:
You will be sent a qualifying questionnaire.
Why use it?
Students can use Google Earth to:
• study natural and political maps
• learn map reading and navigation
• visually explore historical, news, and census data
• annotate locations and share with others
• create their own 3D models to overlay on maps
• download geographically-referenced information
Okay, I Found My House…
View in Google Maps
Create a Place mark
Add Image overlay
Earth day view
Set transparency level of overlays
You can also use the arrow buttons on the keyboard to navigate
Lots and lots of cool things here.
Contemporary view in Google Earth
Overlay view with Rumsey Historical Maps
A Path is the way to connect Placemarks or Image Overlays on a Google Lit trip or Google History Expedition, etc.! Kids or teachers can build them.
Adding Placemarks that play video from URL links - Free sites
Adding Image Overlays
There are two kinds of Image Overlays:
From the Web - works anywhere in the world
From your hard drive - works only on your computer
Adding Placemarks to play audio
Saving and sharing
You can share your Placemarks, Overlays, and Description boxes with videos, webcams, and text.
Just save the file. It will be small. Then email it, post it, leave it on the shared drive or otherwise share it!!
Preferences: 3D View and others
You can open information balloons on tours
Control Driving Tours here
Google Earth Hidden Features
After the first trip, it appears in tools
Flash movies to embed into description box for Google Earth
First, add Placemark.
Second, paste code into description box. Note: Windows only as of 7/2008
width="637" height="421" id="game" align="">
<param name=movie value="file:///C:\Converted Video\sthelens.swf">
<param name=quality value=high>
<param name=bgcolor value=#FFFFFF>
<embed src="file:///C:\Converted Video\sthelens.swf " quality=high bgcolor=#FFFFFF width="637" height="421" align=""