Google Earth for Educators: 50 Exciting Ideas for the Classroom March 14th, 2010 Google Earth has opened up potential for students in classrooms around the globe with its bird’s-eye view of the world. Whether you are a veteran teacher looking for new ways to teach old topics or you are a still an education student getting ready to make your debut in the classroom, these exciting ways to use Google Earth are sure to infuse your lessons with plenty of punch. Find ideas for any age student and a handful of virtual tours that will not only help you instruct your students, but might even teach you something along the way.
Les prix de l'immobilier partout en France Réactualisées tous les mois pour coller à la réalité du marché, nos estimations de prix sont exprimées en net vendeur (hors frais d'agence et notaires). Les bornes de la fourchette sont calculées pour qu'elle inclue 90% des prix du marché, en excluant les 5% des prix les plus faibles comme 5% des prix les plus élevés de la zone "France". En Ile-de-France : Les prix sont calculés par MeilleursAgents sur la base de deux sources d'informations complémentaires : 1. les transactions historiques enregistrées par la base BIEN des Notaires de Paris / Ile de France 2. les dernières transactions remontées par les agences immobilières partenaires de MeilleursAgents. Hors Ile-de-France : Les prix sont calculés par MeilleursAgents sur la base des données de transaction communiquées par nos agences partenaires, d'annonces immobilières et de données éco-socio-démographiques.
Google Lit Trips for Young Readers Where in the world will our youngest readers travel as they discover the world of books! Reading About Reading Kind Words Site Map Site Search Videos Ferris Wheel Animation in Google Earth Home > Animations > Ferris Wheel Animation in Google Earth This is a Google Earth Time Animation of the 110 year old Ferris wheel in Prater Park, Vienna - the Riesenrad. The only survivor out of five similar wheels designed by Walter Bassett, located in Chicago, Paris, London, Blackpool and Vienna. During the Second World War the wheel was badly damaged, and the original 30 gondolas replaced with 15. For those interested in classic movies, Orson Welles took a ride on this in ‘The Third Man’ and directly afterwards gave his famous ‘cuckoo clock’ speech.
Google Sky Constellation Boundaries Home > Other Planets > Google Sky Constellation Boundaries In a recent post, OgleEarth mentioned the lack of constellation divisions in Google Sky’s default layers. As Stefan says, these are pretty useful landmarks for finding your way around the night sky. I’m guessing GSky might include something like this eventually, but until it does, here’s a simple add-on KML file which does the job. Google Sky Constellations (130kB) To keep things simple the file just includes boundary lines.
Wave - Communicate and collaborate in real time As we announced in August 2010, we are not continuing active development of Google Wave as a stand-alone product. Google Wave will be shut down in April 2012. This page details the implication of the turn down process for Google Wave. Stage 1: Google Wave is read-only -- January 31, 2012 In this stage, you will no longer be able to create or edit waves. Daylight Hours, Timeline Home > Animations > Daylight Hours, Timeline This Google Earth time animation is a simplified visualization of the how number of daylight hours (insolation duration) varies according to latitude over one year. Each 5-day step of the animation displays a series of coloured bands.
2200 Biggest Airports in the USA Home > Flight Maps > 2200 Biggest Airports in the USA Where are the busiest commercial passenger airports in the USA, and how are they distributed across the country ? This Google Earth KML file mashes up a geographic database of FAA (Federal Aviation Authority) airport codes, with passenger boarding totals (enplanements) for the year 2006. Download the file here: Google Earth - Complete US Air Routes Home > Flight Maps > Google Earth - Complete US Air Routes A couple of weeks ago I put together a small collection of Google Earth airline route maps for various countries. These work interactively, using mouse hovers over airport Icons to activate and reveal destinations. The previous files each had fewer than a thousand routes, and were fairly limited in scope. So, I was wondering, how effectively do these scale up ?