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10 Reasons Why 10. Totally changes "where I went on my summer vacation" journal entry. 9. Be teamed with another class (ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD) and collaborate (http://earth.google.com/outreach/tutorial_collaborate.h tml)http://earth.google.com/outreach/tutorial_collaborate.h tml 8. Lesson plans, kmz's, and tutorials, that have been lined up with standards, are available!! 7. Eliminates the need of flat, wall maps. 6. Bring the locale of a book to life by use of tours. (IE Make Way For Ducklings, Little House On the Prairie or for older students: Around the World in 80 days, Grapes of Wrath)
10 Reasons Why 5. Make the world a smaller place. Create placemarks of family members, e-mail pals, etc. 4. Ability to turn ANY lesson (geography, history, literature) into a more engaging and memorable experience. 3. Pre-Visit your upcoming field trip including distance and directions. 2. Latitude and Longitude coordinates take on much more meaning and understanding. 1. Visit locations (both present and past -- on earth and in space) that you and your students will probably never see in a lifetime.
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KMZ’s & KML’s KMZ/KML FILES A KMZ or KML is a google earth landmark(s). Once you open the KMZ, it immediately takes you to the location(s) in Google Earth. ( A KMZ file is simply a "zipped" KML file.) KML Gallery - http://earth.google.com/gallery/http://earth.google.com/gallery/
And Don’t Forget… http://bbs.keyhole.com/ubb/ubbthreads.php/Cat/0 http://www.gearthblog.com/basics.html http://earth.google.com/userguide/v4/ Be Sure To Visit http://www.googlelittrips.org/ http://www.googlelittrips.org/ Google Earth In The News: http://www.poynter.org/column.asp?id=31&aid=1643 96