Presentation on theme: "DISD 2011. Get to know the Google Earth Tool. Learn about KML and KMZ files to show information on your activities. Making your own information."— Presentation transcript:
Get to know the Google Earth Tool. Learn about KML and KMZ files to show information on your activities. Making your own information for sharing. Export KML/Z. Cache for offline use. Research to find lessons to use next school year.
How have you used google earth? What would you like to learn today?
◦ Zoom Zoom In – SCROLL + UP Zoom Out – SCROLL + DOWN ◦ Pan – LEFT RIGHT UP DOWN ◦ Tilt Tilt to Horizontal _ SHIFT + DOWN Tilt to Vertical – SHIFT+UP ◦ Rotate Clockwise - SHIFT and RIGHT Anticlockwise – SHIFT and LEFT Rotate Tilt Pan Zoom
Fly to Name of Place (Need to be online) Latitude or Longitude , Directions – get directions from: - Dublin, Ireland - to Dublin, Texas Now fly it!
Measurement Tool Historical Imagery: Back to 1950 Placemarks and Tours Exploring Moon, Mars, and Sky
Information which you add to the map is organised into layers Some of these are within folders Needs good data management
1.Toggle menus 2.Add placemark 3.Add an area 4.Add a line 5.Add an image 6.Record a tour 7.Show historical imagery 8.Dark/Light 9.Switch between earth, sky and other planets 10.Ruler 11.Print Publish in Google Maps
Click to create a new placemark Enter a sensible Name You can add more details in the description You can change the Symbol, Style, Colour. Don’t forget to press OK to save it Make a placemark to represent a building. Choose an appropriate symbol.
Similar to Placemarks Multiple clicks to mark each vertex of the area Give the area a name Add a description Can set style, colour and Outline and Opacity (for area) Don’t forget to press OK to save it
Allows you to switch between different ages of imagery What has been the biggest change to these grounds which you can spot from the available imagery?
KML is a form of XML. Very simple language KMZ is just a zipped form of KML You can export a single feature, groups of features, features stored in folders Right Click on the feature/folder to export and go to Save Place As Create a folder, put your point and area into it, and export the folder.
First connect to the internet, launch GE, and clear its disk cache: tools > options > cache > clear disk cache > OK ◦ In GE, make sure that the borders and roads layers are switched on; zoom to the affected area; and systematically ‘sweep’ it at an appropriate level of resolution. As you do this, the background imagery is cached to disk. ◦ Next time you open your computer, the imagery will still show, even if you are offline
English Language Arts: Map an autobiography, Google Lit Trips Math: Measure distances, angles, depths, elevations dMath.org.html dMath.org.html Social Studies: Create you own military campaigns, Compare Contrast views of cities today to past, Go on a virtual field trip. 2&col=2008& 2&col=2008&
Science: Space Exploration, Sky Mode, Moon Mode, Analyze Earthquake Data, Look at Endangered Species habits. Health and Physical Education: Virtual climb of Mount Everest,