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Google Earth in the Classroom

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There are several particularly good websites that give teachers wonderful ideas for incorporating Google Earth in to the classroom.

This is a collection of

, it maybe that you could add some more – but, if you are unsure of how to use Google Earth in the classroom at least one of these may inspire you!

High Def Teacher has an excellent list of Google Earth ideas for all ages and there are some useful sections especially ideas relating to history, the Olympics, inventions, the Holocaust and Henry Vlll’s wives. It is worth a look!

I like the “How Big Really” study written by the BBC. It has places of world interest – wars, natural disasters and more linked to history, geography, social history and world news.

Other recommeded Google Earth sites:

Ideas from Google for educators

Google Earth Lessons

Ten ideas for using Google Earth in the classroom from Ollie Bray

19 Tips, Tricks, and Ideas for Using Google Earth and Google Maps

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