Google Geo Tools

Google Geo Tools Overview

Agenda

Quick Overview (Make your own Copy)

Google Geo Tools

Resources

My Maps

Resources:

More Resource Presentations:

Google Tour Builder

Google Tour Creator

Google Tour Creator - Create 360 VR tours

Google Tour Creator Basic Walk Through - Steve Brambury - Blog post: In the Golden Circle: Tour Creator

How to Use Google Tour Creator with Students - Brian Buffington - Pioneer RESA Tech


Google Earth (Web)

Resources:

The web version of Google Earth will run on a Chromebook.

More resources to come. Be aware that this is a limited version of Google Earth an many of the things you can do in Tour Builder and the desktop version will not work.

Google Earth Outreach

Google Earth (Desktop)

Expeditions

Resources:

You will need the Google Expeditions App, the Google Street View App, the Cardboard App and the Cardboard Camera App - All are available on iOS and Android.

Google Expeditions - VR experiences you can share with your class using Google Cardboard or not.

Google Geo VR - From the Google Earth Blog

Apps for Google Cardboard - From Google

Other Resources

Fun Stuff: Games and More

The Secret Door | Smarty Pins | Google Art & Cultural Institute | Google Treks |Google Lit Trips | Land Lines | placeSpotting |

Geo Greeting | Cycling the Alps | Earth Picker | Mission Map Quest | Tower Defense in Google Maps |

GeoGuessr | GeoSettr (GeoGuessr Pro Account required) |Geo Guns - Turn any maps in to a battlefield |

I Know Where Your Cat Lives - Geo tagged cat pictures from Instagram| Google Maps Street View Gallery |

World of Music | The Hobbit: Battle of Middle Earth | Google Street View Tour of Diagon Alley |

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them | I Know Where Your Cat Lives - Cat pictures from Instagram|

Earth View extension for Chrome - Adds a satellite image from Google Maps every time you open a new tab.|

Terrapattern Alpha (visual search engine for Google Earth still limited) | Google Night Walk - Headphones are recommended.