Incorporating Google Earth Skills Into the School Curriculum

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1. How Google Earth skills can be incorporated into the school curriculum

1.1. Google Earth useage

1.1.1. Virtual Atlas

1.1.2. Geographical encyclopedia

1.1.3. Digital Mapmaking

1.1.4. Enquiry tool

1.1.4.1. Answering questions

1.1.4.2. Out and about

1.1.4.2.1. Fieldwork tool

1.1.4.3. Problem solving

1.2. Google Earth Skills

1.2.1. Navigation Controls

1.2.1.1. Street view

1.2.2. Panels

1.2.2.1. Search

1.2.2.1.1. Search panel

1.2.2.2. Organising the Places panel

1.2.2.2.1. Opening kml/kmz files

1.2.2.2.2. Saving kml/kmz files

1.2.2.3. Layers panel

1.2.2.3.1. Layer choice

1.2.3. Historical Imagery

1.2.4. Placemarks

1.2.4.1. Adding

1.2.4.2. Editing

1.2.4.2.1. Changing icon

1.2.4.2.2. Adding images

1.2.4.2.3. Text formating

1.2.5. Ruler

1.2.5.1. units

1.2.5.1.1. kilometres

1.2.5.1.2. Smoots

1.2.6. Polygons

1.2.7. Paths

1.2.8. Image Overlay

1.2.8.1. Using

1.2.8.2. Producing

1.2.9. Tours

1.3. School curriculum

1.3.1. Google Earth - it's not just for Geographers!

1.3.1.1. Maths

1.3.1.1.1. Get an adreneline rush with Google Earth and Math!

1.3.1.2. English

1.3.1.2.1. Google Lit Trips

1.3.1.3. MFL

1.3.1.3.1. Using Google Earth in the Foreign Language Classroom

1.4. Tricks and tips

1.4.1. Shift Arrow Up or Arrow Down = Tilt

1.4.2. Shift Arrow Left or Arrow Right = Rotate

1.4.3. N - north

1.4.4. U - from above

1.4.5. R - reset view

1.4.6. Basic features user guide - 3D viewer navigation

1.4.7. Navigation tricks in Google Earth

2. Classroom example of building a continuum of skill development leading towards a project

2.1. Planning the first commercial Imperial Airways passenger flight from Southampton to Cape Town

2.1.1. 1937

2.1.2. Short Empire Flying Boats

2.1.2.1. range of 1200 km

2.1.2.2. average speed of 300 km/h

2.1.3. Route

2.1.3.1. Southampton, UK

2.1.3.2. Marseille, France

2.1.3.3. Rome, Italy

2.1.3.4. Brindisi, Italy

2.1.3.5. Athens, Greece

2.1.3.6. Alexandria, Egypt

2.1.3.7. Khartoum, Sudan

2.1.3.8. Port Bell, Uganda

2.1.3.9. Kisumu, Kenya

2.1.3.10. Nairobi, Kenya [not via flying boat]

2.1.3.11. Mbeya, Tanzania [not via flying boat]

2.1.3.12. Cape Town, South Africa

2.2. How have tourist journeys evolved?

2.2.1. Imperial Airways to Cape Town

2.2.1.1. Google Earth Route

2.2.1.1.1. Ruler

2.2.1.1.2. Placemarks

2.2.1.1.3. Paths

2.2.1.2. Route Card

2.2.1.2.1. Google Sheets

2.2.1.3. In-flight Brochure

2.2.1.3.1. Image Overlay

2.2.1.3.2. Historical Imagery

3. YouTube Recording

4. Google Earth Examples File