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A Google Maps and Earth Exercise for Artwork Courses


When I conduct workshops on Google Maps and Google Earth I at all times level out that the makes use of for these instruments prolong past the realm of geography and historical past. One instance of utilizing Google Maps and Earth exterior of the everyday geography setting is utilizing Google Maps and Earth to have college students place artwork and artists on an interactive map.

College students can map the areas of the place a bit of artwork is housed, the place it was created, the place the artist lived, and the locations that impressed the artist. Every placemark on a scholar’s map might embody an image of the art work, an image of the artist, and or a video in regards to the artwork and artist. To supply a whole image a scholar can embody textual content and hyperlinks to extra details about the artwork and artist.

This venture may be achieved through the use of both Google’s My Maps, Google Earth in your internet browser, or Google Earth in your desktop. I’ve a bunch of Google Earth tutorials on my YouTube channel that may allow you to get began on a venture like this.

Are you a geography or historical past instructor in search of a enjoyable solution to introduce your college students to Google Earth? In that case, try my Across the World With Google Earth exercise.

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