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Monday, October 24, 2005 

Google Earth

Here are the links we'll explore at our workshop.

Google Earth
  • Google Earthing...a weblog of various unknown satellite images. Find the where the image is and email the writer
  • Globetrotting...postings of kml files for direct access to points of interest. Often based on current events
  • Google Earth Hacks...downloads of current satellite images to use as overlays.
  • Google Earth Blog....updates and news on Google Earth
  • Earth Contest...the biggest game in the world
  • Educators Forum...discussion board for educators using google earth

Google Maps

  • Planimeter....calculates area
  • Sightseeing...go to various landmarks in the world. Canada has 261.
  • Housing Search...Craigslist, a realty service has its listings tied to Google maps. Pictures included.
  • Scavenger Hunt
  • Global Spy Hunt game...based on the "Where in the World is Carmen San Diego" game
  • Panoramio... a photo sharing site based on google maps
  • Google API...Application Program Interface of google maps allows you to embed and customize google maps in your webpage.
There are many more links. If you find other links you think are useful, post them here as well.

Keep up the good work
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