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Pete & C 2009
Pete & C 2008
1 to 1 Conference - 2009
1 to 1 Conference
Cyber Smarts - AUP Workshop
Apple Coach Trainings
Central PA Collaboration Days
NEPA Collaboration Day
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A Whole World in Kids’ Hands - Google Earth Tours
J. Tebbets - Sewickley Academy
Resources are posted here...
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Why use Google Earth over paper maps? Alternative assessment potential
GIS like map layers (transferable skill)
Combine with video, audio and image content
Kids love it!
Kids can do Historical Events, Current Event, Book Report, Habitat area (use polygon tool), Scavenger hunt by coordinates, landmarks/landforms, Migration, Travel routes, personal story, weather report, Planets/space/constellations
Weather - Clouds are only 3 hours old and the radar is only 15 minutes old. Images can be much older depending on location.
Students can use Google Earth to do weather tracking.
Plan on paper first (Inspiration)
Pay attention to saving
Learn/teach about using the plus/minues on the left.
Be sure you have placemarks in My Places, not Temporary Places
Build a folder and monitor that everything is in there b4 saving.
Use information/images (citations are there) from Discovery Streaming
Link to Discovery Streaming
To Embed Discovery Streaming you have to download and convert to flash. (
PowerPoints can be converted to swf (flash) at Zamzar
help on how to format text
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