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You Got Your Discovery Education Streaming in My Google Earth. Brad Fountain Discovery Educator Network. What is Google Earth?. Google Earth Free Google Earth Plus Google Earth Pro. For Free Google Earth Pro license (for educators). [email protected]

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You got your discovery education streaming in my google earth

You Got Your Discovery Education Streaming in My Google Earth

Brad FountainDiscovery Educator Network


You got your discovery education streaming in my google earth

What is Google Earth?

  • Google Earth Free

  • Google Earth Plus

  • Google Earth Pro


For free google earth pro license for educators

For Free Google Earth Pro license (for educators)

[email protected]

You will be sent a qualifying questionnaire.


You got your discovery education streaming in my google earth

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


Basic integration ideas

Basic Integration Ideas

  • Meteor Impacts

  • Around the World in 80 Days

  • Sir Ernest Shackleton in Antartica


You got your discovery education streaming in my google earth

Google Earth…Cool!!!


You got your discovery education streaming in my google earth

Okay, I Found My House…


Google earth quick start user guide

Google Earth Quick Start User Guide

  • Search Panel- Use to find places and directions

  • Overview Map- Use for an additional perspective

  • Hide/Show sidebar- Click to conceal or display side bar

  • Placemark- Click to add a placemark

  • Polygon- Click to add a polygon

  • Path- Click to add a path

  • Image Overlay- Click to add an image

  • Measure- Click to measure distance

  • Email- Click to email view or image

  • Print- Click to print current view

  • Navigation Controls- Use to tilt, zoom and move

  • Layers Panel- Use to display points of interests

  • Places Panel- Use to locate, save, and organize placemarks

  • 3D Viewer- View the globe and terrain

  • Status Bar- View streaming status


Navigation tools

Navigation Tools

  • Zoom in

  • Zoom out

  • or Double click


Navigation tools1

Navigation Tools

  • Tilt Down

  • Tilt Up


Navigation tools some advanced controls

Navigation Tools - some advanced controls

  • Try this for accents


Sidebar

Lots and lots of cool things here.

Sidebar


Sidebar1

Contemporary view in Google Earth

Sidebar


Sidebar2

Overlay view with Rumsey Historical Maps

Sidebar


Menu panel ruler

Menu Panel: Ruler

  • To find out distance traveled, from the menu bar select “Tools” then “Ruler”

  • By clicking different points with your mouse you can create a line or a path.

  • A Line measures distance between two points.

  • A Path measures distances on a path with many points.

  • To convert units of measure select from the drop down menu.

Other

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Network

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.


You got your discovery education streaming in my google earth

Adding Placemarks

Other

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Network

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You got your discovery education streaming in my google earth

Adding Placemarks that play video from URL links - Free sites

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Adding Sounds or Video from free sites

  • Find media online

  • Click to Stream.

  • As it streams Right Click, then click properties, and copy location.

  • Paste in Google Earth Placemark Description box.

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Other

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Network

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http://www.archive.org/video/28786/prg28786_256k.asf

http://www.archive.org/video/28786/prg28786_256k.asf


You got your discovery education streaming in my google earth

Adding Placemarks that play video from URL links - Discovery Education streaming

Other

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  • Adding Video from (unitedstreaming)

  • Right Click on green play icon

  • In the box that opens, select Copy Shortcut.

  • Paste in the Google Earth Placemark Description box.

Network

80%

Clicking on the link will launch a browser that will play the video


You got your discovery education streaming in my google earth

Okay, I get the Idea Get to the Good Stuff


You got your discovery education streaming in my google earth

That Was GREAT…How Do You Do It?

What Do I Need

  • Google Earth

  • Discovery Education Streaming (or other video content)

  • Converter to flash

    • www.media-convert.com

    • www.zamzar.com

  • And…some HTML


You got your discovery education streaming in my google earth

HTML Code….Now You Lost Me

<object classid="clsid:D27CDB6E-AE6D-11cf-96B8-444553540000"codebase="http://download.macromedia.com/pub/shockwave/cabs/flash/swflash.cab#version=6,0,0,0"width="637" height="421" id="game" align=""><param name=movie value="http file:///C:\Converted Video\thewhitehouse.swf "><param name=quality value=high>

<param name=bgcolor value=#FFFFFF><embed src="http:// http file:///C:\Converted Video\thewhitehouse.swf " quality=high bgcolor=#FFFFFF width="637" height="421" align=""type="application/x-shockwave-flash" pluginspage="http://www.macromedia.com/go/getflashplayer"></embed> </object>


You got your discovery education streaming in my google earth

Not So Fast…Can You Copy and Paste?


You got your discovery education streaming in my google earth

Let’s Give it a Try!!


You got your discovery education streaming in my google earth

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

  • To add an Image Overlay press (Ctrl+Shift+O) or from the menu bar click “Add” then “Image Overlay”

  • Web - Right Click on web image, then click properties and copy and paste address. (Note: Make sure you get all correlating lines of the address)

  • Hard Drive - Browse to the folder with images. (Note: Don’t move them later!)

  • Adjust green box to desired image size

  • Paste image address in the link box

Other

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You got your discovery education streaming in my google earth

Adding Placemarks to play audio

Adding Sounds, Stories, or Streaming Podcasts

  • Copy location from Properties window or from the web address line in the browser (e.g., Explorer)

  • Paste in Google Earth Placemark Description box.

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You got your discovery education streaming in my google earth

What does this look like in the classroom?


You got your discovery education streaming in my google earth

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!!


You got your discovery education streaming in my google earth

Preferences: 3D View and others


Preferences touring

Preferences: Touring

  • You can control the flying speed

  • You can control or eliminate pauses

  • You can repeat the tours (for Open House) or reinforcement

You can open information balloons on tours

Other

20%

Control Driving Tours here

Network

80%


You got your discovery education streaming in my google earth

Google Earth Hidden Features

  • Flight Simulator

  • Macs Apple + Option + A

  • WindowsControl + Alt + A

After the first trip, it appears in tools


You got your discovery education streaming in my google earth

  • Where can I learn more?

  • • Google Earth

  • • Google Earth Community

  • • Google Earth Blog

  • • Juicy Geography

  • • Google Littrips

  • • GELessons

  • Google Earth Tours


Brad fountain@discovery com http blog discoveryeducation com

[email protected] http://blog.discoveryeducation.com/


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