by Patrick Yan
Google Earth’s detailed 3-D virtual model of the earth provides a novel interface for numerous applications. For Duke professors in the environmental sciences, Google Earth comes conveniently bundled with several “layers” that provide various information on the environment in relation to geographic coordinates.
ARKive: Endangered Species
For classes concerned with species biodiversity, . . . → Read More: Applications of Google Earth in environmental science courses
By: Mary Rolfes
Many professors in the environmental sciences here at Duke may wish to educate their students about environmental risks. Professors that are looking to teach their students in an effective way should turn to Google Earth. Google Earth provides many layers and applications that relate directly to the environment. . . . → Read More: Google Earth in the Environmental Sciences
By Danya Liu
Visualization in Education
The sciences are becoming an increasingly visual discipline. More and more students are becoming visual learners, and to reflect this shift, education in all disciplines has become more dependent on visual aids. It has always been said that a picture is worth a thousand words, but now that conceptual . . . → Read More: Using Google Earth in Earth/Environmental Science
By: Robert Greer
Climate change is a growing concerning across the globe. Duke addresses various aspects of climate change under the Nicholas School of Environmental Sciences & Policy. Professors of these courses can enhance the classroom with the visualizing capabilities of Google Earth.
A Supplement to Current Teaching Methods
Professors have the opportunity to engage . . . → Read More: Visualizing Global Climate Change