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geteach.com

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Free site dedicated to help teachers educate and engage students using Google Earth

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Use Google Earth in the classroom with clickable layering of maps.  Great for bringing Geography into your classroom!

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Seth Dixon's curator insight, March 19, 2013 2:54 PM

GE Teach is a phenomenal site, designed by an AP teacher to bring geospatial technologies into the classroom in a way that is incredibly user-friendly. This site allows you to use Google Earth with clickable layers. With multiple data layers of physical and human geography variables, this interactive globe puts spatial information in powerful, yet fun, student-inspired platform.  Click here for a video tutorial.


Tags:  google, virtual tours, geospatial, edtech.


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Stratocam: Google Earth Imagery

Stratocam: Google Earth Imagery | Social Studies Education | Scoop.it
Explore and vote on the best Google Maps satellite imagery around the world.

 

Much like sites that you can rate items up or down, you can rate the best aerial photography via Google Earth screen shots.  There are some beautiful images and places to be discovered through this site.  The physical and human landscapes are both intermingled in this fantastic collection of images...be careful, it can be amazingly addictive.  For more from the producer of this site, see: http://paulrademacher.com/


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What can you do with geography?

We all know that geography is important; but what can you do with it? As students across the country prepare for the 2012 National Geographic Bee, we've expl...

 

Although it's mostly an add for Google Earth, there are a lot of ideas in here on the importance of geography.


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