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Google Earth Projects at CFPMS

by Christina Brunschwyler, Meg Basilio and Robin Martin



GOOGLE EARTH 5.0 - New !! View Oceans AND

Travel around Mars

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Charles F. Patton Middle School
Unionville-Chadds Ford SD
760 Unionville Rd,
Kennett Square, PA 19348

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Where do the photos come from?
Google Earth partners with various world organizations to share and post imagery, Such as: NOAA, orbiting satellites and space shuttle missions (NASA), Image America, and many others. There are web cams from hundreds of locations including National Geographic, National Wildlife Fund, Zoos from around the world and traffic organizations.


Necessary Vocabulary

7th grade
Biomes of the World


8th Grade -
5 Themes of Geography

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Upon completion of the projects, teachers can use the tours:
  • to introduce a unit of study
  • as a scavenger hunt
  • as a quiz or test on the material
  • to illustrate any of the concepts provided
  • to demonstrate how to use GoogleEarth

PETE &C CONTACTS:

Geography - Meg Basilio - mbasilio@ucfsd.org
Science - Christina Brunschwyler - cbrunschwyler@ucfsd.org
Technology - Robin Martin - rmartin@ucfsd.org


Resource:
Google Earth image LOGO from: http://earth.google.com/outreach/tutorial_balloon.html//