Tag Archives: Google Earth
Possibly the biggest challenge facing Hebrew Day Schools today is covering the breadth of the text of the Chumash while at the same time sufficiently drilling students on the grammar skills and vocabulary so as to make them independent learners. There simply isn’t enough classroom time in the day.
The best answer is to enable … Read more
What do Splashtop, Digital Storytelling, Google Earth, and Algodoo have in common? They are all part of our new 20 Cool Things You Can Do On Your Interactive Whiteboard eBook!
In this new eBook, we provide links to 20 resources — from apps to features in your interactive whiteboard software — that make using … Read more
Google Earth is a great tool for teaching geography and Social Studies content, but it becomes apparent very quickly that the almost endless features lend themselves to other subject areas and interdisciplinary activities.
One of the many exciting features of Google Earth is the ability to turn on “3D Buildings”. Together with the ability to rotate upward your angle of view so as to look toward the horizon instead of straight down, you can get some pretty spectacular views.
After practicing obtaining a particular view on your computer … Read more
Google Lit Trips allows students to virtually follow along through the book they are reading in class. This website is a whole new way to Appreciate Great Literature! Google Lit Trips has over 40 pre-created trips that students and teachers can download and run through Google Earth. These Lit Trips are easy to navigate … Read more
Here are some resources related to the news out of Japan:
Plate Tectonics – Plate Motion Simulation from The Regents of the University of California.
How a Seismograph Works – An animation of how a mechanical seismograph works.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration – How are Tsunamis assessed and reported?
Episode 7: The first in a series on Google Earth, learn how you can overlay an image onto Google Earth to enhance your geography lessons.
The “Tiles” activity can be found in the Lesson Activity Toolkit, within the Notebook Gallery. When clicked, the tiles in this activity will become transparent. What if the background of Notebook was also transparent? This video explores how the new “Transparent Background” tool can be used with “Tiles,” and applications like Google Earth, to create fun … Read more