Creating with Google Earth: 10 activities to try

Google Earth’s new creation tools let students demonstrate their learning on a map. Tell stories. Share information. Then share it with class! Google Earth calls itself “the world’s most detailed globe.” It’s true! Zoom in to anywhere in the world. Tilt to see the elevation and buildings pop out of the ground. Click on locations to gather details. For years, Google Earth ( has been a fantastic CONSUMPTION tool. Consume visuals and info about the world. Now, students don’t have to just consume with Google Earth. They can CREATE.

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