The organization, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, was chartered by a unanimous Act of Congress in 1980. Its primary mission is to broaden public understanding of the history of the Holocaust through exhibitions, research and publication, art and artifacts related to the Holocaust, and distribution of education materials and teacher resources. It aims to . . . → Read More: USHMM: Crisis in Darfur
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: Brinson Paolini
Google Earth has been applied in varies fields of education, but it has been proven to be very effective in bringing to life the study and analysis of literature through illustration. Three years ago Jerome Burg, an English teacher in California, started using pictures from Google Earth to show literary . . . → Read More: Google Earth’s Literature Applications
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 Andrew Scott
Google Earth has tremendous power as a teaching tool because:
It is easily available It is user friendly It is free It has a detailed, graphical interface It is customizable and can be tailored to fit many different lesson plans and subjects
Oceanography is a subject that could greatly benefit from . . . → Read More: Applications of Google Earth in an Oceanography Class
by Jeremy H
Google Earth: Surveying Renewable Energy
The current economic crisis paired with a raised awareness of environmental issues has caused the world to reevaluate the use of its energy sources. A major player in the energy conservation effort is the topic of renewable energy from sources like the wind and sun. . . . → Read More: Google Earth and Renewable Energy
by: Kevin Wang
Google Earth, a freeware released by Google Corporation in 2005, can be used in classrooms, specifically History, Public Policy, Sociology, and International Relations classes, to demonstrate the way different countries and racial groups interact with each other.
Why Google Earth? – 3-D images – currency (up to date information) – integration of . . . → Read More: Google Earth and Racial Relations
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
By Xiaochuan Sha
What is Google Earth?
Please click Here to see an introduction to Google Earth (click to download).
A Time to Use Google Earth Now it’s a time to replace terrestrial globe, maps and data tables with Google Earth. By using Google Earth, teaching epidemiology is never easier before! Empowered by Google Earth, . . . → Read More: In epidemiology: Google Earth is not just a toy
by: Don Husa
Many people are aware of the visualization capabilities of Google Earth. However, the idea of using Google Earth for more than just viewing houses isn’t an obvious one. Google Earth, a virtual globe that pieces satellite images together, can also be used as a teaching tool. Google Earth is especially relevant to . . . → Read More: Google Earth in Geoscience