By Anosh Sethna
Geospatial data was once a foreign term to the average consumer, but today Google Earth has resulted in the rapid growth of geospatial data as a factor in the everyday household. Google Earth uses high resolution satellite photography to create a highly user friendly virtual globe that can be used by anyone . . . → Read More: Democratization of Geospatial Data: Putting the Public in Control
By: Caroline Rodriguez
Google Earth has been applied to many different aspects of education and one specific application that has been proven to be effective is bringing to life the vivacity of the ocean. Several years ago, the launch of the Explore the Ocean layer in Google Earth “provided an opportunity to change . . . → Read More: Explore the Ocean Layer
By: Eric Renkor
Logo of the UNDP
At the turn of the millennium the world’s leaders gathered together to form the Millennium Development Goals (MDG), a list of goals to be completed by the year 2015. These eight goals, including halting extreme poverty, providing universal education, and . . . → Read More: UNDP: Millennium Development Goals Layer
Jane Goodall is a world renowned primatologist who has studied primates for almost 50 years. For the last 45 years she has studied the social and family interactions of chimpanzees at the Gombe Stream National Park in Tanzania.
Jane Goodall Tribute Video
Goodall is the only human ever accepted into chimpanzee society which remains one . . . → Read More: Jane Goodall’s Gombe Chimpanzee Blog
By Ross Tucker
Educational Potential of Google Earth
Research indicates that 40% of college students are visual learners and may even be underperforming due to a lack of visual instruction in the classroom.
The release of Google Earth has unquestionably met the demands of these learning styles by revolutionizing the visualization process. Through . . . → Read More: When in Rome, do as Google Earth does
by Heehyun Lim
Google Earth is a tool by which you can fly anywhere on Earth. You can put placemarks on wherever you think impressive and you can experience a tour through satellite images and various geospatial data. Also, you can move directly from space to street level to find information with . . . → Read More: Learning EOS with Google Earth
By: David Harding
See below for descriptions of different teaching tools that Google Earth has to offer.
Google Earth makes it possible for teachers to establish new and innovative teaching techniques that allow students to get a better understanding of a particular subject area. This blog post will help the reader attain a . . . → Read More: Google Earth in the Classroom
By Hannah Reynolds
The Environment and Geography
The study of the environment is significantly linked to geographical information. Weather patterns, ecosystems, watersheds, forestry, environmental impacts and many, many more subcategories relating to the environment are directly related to location. It seems reasonable, then, that the information collected regarding these areas of study should be linked . . . → Read More: Google Earth: An Environmental Teaching Tool