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TeachEngineering: Digital Mapping and Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
A multidisciplinary unit has young engineers explore Geographic Information Systems (GIS), an essential tool in planning any engineering projects. The lessons and activities in Part 1 of the unit look at GIS in general. Part 2 focuses on...
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Mapping Skills

For Teachers 6th - 8th
From compasses to Google Earth, these mapping resources will help your students get acquainted with mapping skills both old and new. You'll find resources here about both political and physical maps, and a number of the activities are...
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How on Earth?

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
The equator and longitudinal lines make interesting circles to study in terms of arc length. Using Google Earth or a globe, pupils research specific questions about size and distance. This a great activity to bring some real-world...
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Changing Planet: Permafrost Gas Leak

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Pair earth scientists up to use an amazing online arctic portal mapping tool and Google Earth to analyze permafrost changes. They compare changes to data on atmospheric concentrations of methane to see if there is a correlation. Then...
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Escape from the Zombie Apocalypse - Exploring Quadrilaterals through Google Maps and Google Earth

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Prepare for the zombie apocalypse ... by studying quadrilaterals? Given a map of an imaginary town, scholars identify quadrilaterals created by streets. They then use Google Earth and Google Maps to find parallelograms, rectangles,...
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Egyptian Pyramids Virtual Field Trip!

For Teachers 6th Standards
A virtual field trip takes enthusiastic travelers to the pyramids of Giza. Using Google, scholars explore the grounds of the ancient pyramids found in Egypt then complete three worksheets: a photo analysis page, a reflection sheet, and a...
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Where in the World?

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Global Positioning Systems allow us to quickly find a location anywhere on the globe. Scholars practice finding a location by using Google Earth and ocean drilling metadata. The short activity includes research, discussion, and...
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Google Street View in the Great Barrier Reef

For Students 9th - 12th
The Great Barrier Reef is the world's largest living structure and spans 1616 miles in length. The video shares with classes that Google Earth has coupled with other companies to begin creating virtual underwater visits to the Great...
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Designing and Creating Earth Science Lessons with Google Earth

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Everything from adding an overlay to uploading images to navigating the software, teachers become apt at using Google Earth™ in the classroom to create Earth Science lessons.
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Where Are the Plastics Near Me? (Mapping the Data)

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
The last activity in a nine-part series has teams create a Google Earth map using the data they collected during a field trip. Using the map, groups analyze the results and make adjustments to the map to reflect their analysis. A short...
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Searching for Bigfoot and Others Like Him

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Individuals create a GIS data layer in Google Earth that displays information about where one might find seven different cryptids. The class members research to find data on cryptid sightings they can include in their data layer. 
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What's Wrong with the Coordinates at the North Pole?

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Here is an activity that merges technology with life skills as individuals use Google Earth to explore the differences between coordinate systems and map projections. The self-guided worksheet is the fourth segment in a nine-part unit....
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A Google Earth Introduction to Remote Sensing

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Explore the world and gain insight into remote sensing with a lesson that showcases the program, Google Earth. To learn about remote sensing, scholars follow step-by-step instructions to uncover the tools embedded in Google Earth while...
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Latitude and Longitude with Google Earth

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Travel the world from the comfort of your classroom with a lesson that features Google Earth. High schoolers follow a series of steps to locate places all over the earth with sets of coordinates. Additionally, they measure the distance...
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Google Earth Scavenger Hunt

For Students 3rd - 10th
Take a virtual trip around the world with an Internet scavenger hunt! Learners use Google Earth to find the famous landmarks at eight sets of coordinates. Once they finish, they can check their answers.
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Use Google Maps to Teach Math

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Capture the engagement of young mathematicians with this upper-elementary math lesson on measuring time and distance. Using Google Maps, students first measure and compare the distance and time it takes to travel between different...
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Google Earth Geology Field Trip

For Teachers 2nd - 7th
Young scholars take a virtual field trip around California using Google Earth. In this geology field trip lesson, students explore landforms and a variety of rocks located in California.  Young scholars compare environments where rocks...
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Roman Holiday in Google Earth

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students plan an itinerary for an educational trip to Rome. In this research skills activity, students use Google Earth to conduct research for their project in their travel teams. Students also set up blogs to share their progress...
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Green Buildings Virtual Tour

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students fill out a worksheet after researching green buildings by taking a virtual tour. In this green buildings lesson plan, students use Google Earth to research green buildings.
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Virtual Field Trip

For Teachers 6th
Love this lesson idea! Using Google Earth, learners create a travel brochure highlighting a country studied, such as Ancient Rome, Egypt, Greece, or China. While this lesson provides a good template, a teacher would need to flesh-out the...
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Speedy Tsunami

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students investigate earth science by completing a mapping activity. In this tsunami lesson, students identify the location of most tsunamis, the height of the waves and how fast they approach land. Students utilize Google Earth to...
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Tracking Down the Source

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students analyze forces that shape the Earth. In this Google Earth instructional activity, students use databases and online tools to gather data, plot locations of tsunamis. predict where it will strike, and evaluate the locations for...
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Snow Cover and Satellites

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explore what keeps satellite in orbit around the Earth. In this physical science lesson, students explain how satellites work and their uses in scientific study. They use Google Earth to navigate to different places.
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Visualizing Plate Movement

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students analyze fault data from Plate Boundary Observatory. For this earth science lesson, students use Google Earth to download data from PBO. They explain the magnitude of plate movements using the vector arrows on the map.