Google Earth for Teachers: Advanced
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Google Earth for Teachers Advanced. links to useful tutorials, content and tools for teaching using Google Earth
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Physical Geography via GE

Physical Geography via GE | Google Earth for Teachers: Advanced | Scoop.it
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using the history feature and the measuring tool learn about 'Geomorphology' - how the physical landscape changes with these great examples: Glaciers, Ox bow lakes, longshore drift

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Cross Section Generator for GE

Cross Section Generator for GE | Google Earth for Teachers: Advanced | Scoop.it
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Create cross sections that appear in 3D in Google Earth using this service.

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Tutorial: Overlays in Google Earth

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*TUTORIAL*

HowTo add maps to Google Earth e.g. Ordnance Survey, historic maps, plain land and sea.  

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Tutorial: Polygon Tool

Google Earth Tutorial
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How to mark shapes like the outline of a park to Google Earth.

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Create Polygons e.g. outline of park

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Loop Links in GE

Loop Links in GE | Google Earth for Teachers: Advanced | Scoop.it
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Create loops linking two locations on Earth.  It works best with a flat map and the link explains this too.

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Powers of 10 Centered on Your House

Powers of 10 Centered on Your House | Google Earth for Teachers: Advanced | Scoop.it
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Insert blue squares like in the famour 'powers of ten' film for any point on earth. Useful for illustrating scale in unfamiliar environments like Antarctica 

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Tutorial: Gemma service making maps

Gemma map making service from CASA at UCL
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Gemma is an online service for making maps.  It pulls together some nice features such as getting data out of Open Street Map (like supermarkets), or UCLs maptube service (e.g. map showing voting in the last election by region)

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