Maps Google Earth (Y,M,O,T)Want to know more about a specific location? Dive right in -- Google Earth combines satellite imagery, maps and the power of Google Search to put the world's geographic information at your fingertips. Fun Brain: Universe (Y,M)Online games for space, weather, periodic tables and maps. Grades K-8 d-maps.com (Y,M,O,T)d-maps.com contains over 5000 maps, each one available in GIF, PDF, CDR, AI, SVG and WMF.
Monday Freebies #39: Google Earth Board This year more than any before, classroom budgets have been cut making it more difficult than ever to equip the education of our children with quality teaching materials. I understand that. I teach K-8. Because of that, I’ve decided to give the lesson plans my publisher sells in the Technology Toolkit (110 Lesson Plans that I use in my classroom to integrate technology into core units of inquiry while insuring a fun, age-appropriate, developmentally-appropriate experience for students) for FREE. To be sure you don’t miss any of these:
Google Earth Timelapses and Historical Imagery Google Earth Pro (the desktop version of Google Earth) has offered historical imagery for many years. You can access that imagery by selecting the timeslider icon in the menu at the top of Google Earth when it is open on your desktop. Today, Google unveiled some updates to their Google Earth Engine Timelapse website that offers historical imagery in an online version of Google Earth. The timelapses are animations that play 35 years of satellite imagery. In the following video I demonstrate how to access the timelapses and the historical imagery in Google Earth.
topoView Accessing USGS topographic maps has never been easier TopoView highlights one of the USGS's most important and useful products, the topographic map. In 1879, the USGS began to map the Nation's topography. This mapping was done at different levels of detail, to support various land use and other purposes. As the years passed, the USGS produced new map versions of each area. TopoView shows the many and varied topographic maps of each of these areas through history.
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21 Digital Tools to Build Vocabulary If you follow this blog, you know that I believe effective vocabulary instruction is just about the most important instructional activity for teachers to get right. For lots of reasons. Vocabulary influences fluency, comprehension, and student achievement. Free Sample Lessons : Online Phonics : Looney Tunes Phonics Looney Tunes ClickN READ Phonics links the world's most advanced reading program, ClickN READ Phonics, with the zany antics of Bugs Bunny, Daffy, Taz, Tweety, and more to enhance children's engagement and motivation to read. The program lesson control settings allow the teacher or parent to precisely match each child's individual needs for motivational content and positive feedback: Full length: Maximum motivation. Features entire curriculum and all entertainment content Medium length: