Google Earth

More history ideas Here is a blog post on using Google Earth for a Civil War Project Note: you need to download Google Earth to open the .kmz file with the lesson external image empty.png [[file/view/civil_war.kmz|civil_war.kmz]]
This tour highlights the major events of the American Civil War. Start at Fort Sumter and end at Appomattox.

Idea for Implementation: Following the path of the Civil War while instructing on major battles provides excellent visual literacy. Students will see the initial push north and the response that led to the South's ultimate defeat.
Mars in Google Earth


Tutorials and Resources

Dr. Alice Christie's Google Earth Resource Guide

Links and Ideas for Google Earth

Welcome To Google Lit Trips! Using Google Earth to show locations for popular literature. K-12

Real World Math - Using Google Earth

Google for Educators

The Jane Goodall Institute's The Gombe Chimpanzee Blog

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