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Energy Consumption Rates across the USA and the World part of Teaching with Google Earth:Examples
A investigation of differences in rates and categories of energy use between countries and US states
Northwest Passage part of Teaching with Google Earth:Examples
An investigation of changes in polar regions using Google Earth.
The Boxing Day Tsunami part of Teaching with Google Earth:Examples
Undergraduate students map data from the National Geophysical Data Center and the United States Geological Survey on Google Earth and study visualizations in order to explore the causes and effects of the Tsunami ...
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Environmental Reconnaissance of a Salt Marsh part of Teaching with Google Earth:Examples
This is a field and computer laboratory exercise that introduces undergraduate students, advanced high school students, and members of the general public to using Google Earth, GPS, aerial imagery, and an online ...
Selecting Sites for Renewable Energy Projects part of Teaching with Google Earth:Examples
Students use Google Earth to investigate appropriate locations for a variety of renewable energy projects in the United States. These include projects that use solar energy, bioenergy, hydroelectricity, tidal power, wind energy, wave energy, and geothermal energy.
Our Place in the World (Long Island Series) part of Teaching with Google Earth:Examples
Our Place in the World is a hands-on Google Earth activity designed to establish a local, regional, and global geographic context in connection with a course, workshop, or field trip.
HydroViz virtual hydrologic observatory part of Teaching with Google Earth:Examples
HydroViz is an educational "virtual" hydrologic observatory developed for a "real" watershed and is based on integration of field data, remote sensing observations and computer simulations of hydrologic variables and processes. The main purpose of HydroViz is to support hydrology education in engineering and earth science courses.
Examples of Google Earth Activities part of Teaching with Google Earth
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What is Google Earth? part of Teaching with Google Earth
Google Earth with the Volcanoes layer visible, and tectonic plate boundary data from USGS displayedGoogle Earth is a geobrowser that accesses satellite and aerial imagery, ocean bathymetry, and other geographic ...
Why Teach With Google Earth? part of Teaching with Google Earth
Jump down to a discussion comparing Google Earth with GIS Google Earth: presents a great deal of information in a geographic context is easy to install and use is an excellent venue for inquiry-based activities is ...