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Google Earth can help you bring a world of information alive for your students. It can be used with all grade levels, and the possibilities are endless with your imagination!
Students can use Google Earth to explore topics like the progress of human civilization, the growth of cities, the impact of civilization on the natural environment, and the impact of natural disasters like Hurricane Katrina. Teachers can use Google Earth demos to get their students excited about geography beyond the static map, or use different Google Earth layers to study transportation, demographics, economics, and in specific local or exotic contexts.
Below is a list of several other ways students and teachers can use Google Earth.Students can use Google Earth to:
Features for My Class
Learn how different Google Earth features can be used in an educational setting
Projects for My Subject
Discover ways Google Earth can be used for your specific subject, including lesson plans!
Lesson Plan Library
Check out lesson plans created by teachers for teachers, and submit your own.
Throughout the sections above lesson plans are labeled according to their difficulty level. Learn more about this site's leveling rubric for Google Earth lesson plans.