2 Spanish speaking countries and capitals Mexico City , MexicoCaracas , VenezuelaBogotá , ColombiaQuito , EcuadorLima , PerúLa Paz , BoliviaMontevideo, UruguayAsunción , ParaguaySantiago , ChileBuenos Aires , ArgentinaMadrid , SpainGuatemala City , GuatemalaTegucigalpa , Honduras –San Salvador , El SalvadorManagua, Nicaragua -San José , Costa RicaPanama City, PanamáHavana , Cuba -Santo Domingo , Dominican RepublicSan Juan, Puerto Rico
3 Step 1: Layers panelIn the bottom left hand corner of Google Earth, make sure in the layers panel that you have checked the following:BordersPlaces of interestPanoramioRoads3D buildingsTerrainStreet view
4 Locate your city in Google Earth Type your city and country name into the search field.Use the scroll wheel on your mouse of the zoom control in Google Earth to zoom in for a closer view of your city.Spend some time exploring your city using either your mouse or the controller in Google Earth.
5 Step 1: Launch Power Point Open a new Power Point presentation.Complete your title slideTitle is the name of the city and country that you were assigned.Sub title: name, date, period #.Include an aerial screen shot of your city.
6 Step 2: Search lonelyplanet.com Go to lonelyplanet.com and search for your city and country. Ex: Madrid, SpainClick on the overview of your city.On the left side, there is a heading called Things to Do.Browse these links to find ten places you could go in your city, from the vocabulary lists on the following two slides.You can also use wikipedia.org or google.comInsert ten new slides after the title slide and then type all ten places as the titles of these slides.
7 Step 3: Find ten of these places el centro comercial the commercial center/mallel mall the mallel banco the bankla oficina de turismo the office of tourismla peluquería the hair salonel teatro the theaterel museo the museumel parque the parkel palacio de gobierno the government buildingel puesto de fruta the fruit standel hotel the hotella cuadra the block (street)la avenida the avenuela calle the streetla ciudad the cityel correo the post officela tienda the storela farmacia the pharmacyla plaza the squarela plaza principal the main squarela tienda de discos the music storeel mercado the marketel restaurante the restaurantel autobús the busla escuela the schoolel zoológico the zoola iglesia the church
8 la pastelería the bakery (dessert) los limpizapatos the shoeshinela perfumería the perfume storela florería the floristla biblioteca the libraryel hospital the hospitalla fuente the fountainla piscina the poolthe department store
9 Step 4: Search for places in Google Earth Next step is to search for the places you found on Lonely Planet (use wikipedia or google if you are having trouble finding what you need) in Google Earth.For example, search for Restuarante El Leon, Madrid, Spain.Click on the appropriate location using the links on the left side in Google Earth.
10 Step 5: Complete Content Slides Each of your ten slides should include the following:a brief description in your own words of the place—from lonelyplanet, wikipedia, or google-- but don’t copy and pasteA screen shot of the zoomed-in aerial view.A screen shot of the street view, from the closest street view bubble available.