Google Earth. Jill Antonsen and Kerri Hilbelink. Where are we?. Download. Video Earth. Just Getting started.
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View an image of your school, home, or any place on Earth - Click Fly To. Enter the location in the input box and click the Search button. In the search results (Places panel), double click the location. Google Earth flies you to this location. Search button
Go on a tour of the world - In the Places panel, check the Sightseeing folder and click the Play Tourbutton:
Get driving directions from one place to another and fly (follow) the route - See Getting DirectionsandTouring the Route.
View other cool locations and features created by other Google Earth users - In the Layers panel, check Community Showcase under Google Earth Community. Interesting placemarks and other features appear in the 3D viewer. Double click these points of interest to view and explore.
View 3D terrain of a place - This is more fun with hilly or mountainous terrain, such as the Grand Canyon. Go to a location (see number 1). When the view shows the location, use the zoom slider to tilt the terrain.
View 3D buildings - This works best in a big city, such as San Francisco or New York. Travel to a city (see number 1). In the Layers panel, select 3D Buildings. Watch the buildings appear.
View Sky - Teaching your students about the solar system? Use Sky to assist you. When you're viewing Earth, you can switch to Sky at any time. Just click View > Switch to Sky or click . In Sky, the Earth is hidden and the 3D viewer presents a view of the sky.
Sky is much like a interactive planetarium on your computer. You can see brilliant, detailed imagery of celestial objects millions of light years away. For example, the Crab Nebula appears here in the 3D viewer. You can also view stars, constellations, galaxies, planets and the Earth's moon. View Volcanoes and Earthquake faults - Whether your class is studing the world's volcanoes or earthquakes, you can see them by turning on these layers in Google Earth. To see volcanoes, in the Layers panel, select Volcanoes under Gallery. To view earthquake faults, in the Layers panel, selectPlaces of Interest, Geographic Features, and then Eathquakes.
View Historical Maps - Google Earth includes an amazing collection of historical maps from the David Rumsey Collection. To view these incredible maps, in the Layers panel, select Rumsey Historical MapsunderGallery.
View Weather Information - Google Earth contains an entire layer of up-to-date weather information. You can view the current weather conditions for your school's neighborhood. To view weather activity, go to a location (for example, enter your school's address). In the Layers panel, select Weather. You can see the clouds, radar, conditions and forecasts, and additional weather information.
Allows you to follow characters in Literature with downloadable files that are marked out on Google Earth. There are pop-up windows are various markers which contain relating media and other resources about that portion of the story.