Google Earth Webinar

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Webinar conducted on using google earth by Hall Davidson of Discovery Education

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Finally, Staggeringly Good Things Mixing Google Earth and Media : 

1 Finally, Staggeringly Good Things Mixing Google Earth and Media Hall DavidsonDirector, Discovery Educator Networkhall_davidson@discovery.com

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Adding Placemarks : 

12 80% Network Adding Placemarks Other 20% First Things First Create a Folder (Ctrl+Shift+N) This will help us keep our placemarks organized.

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14 80% Adding Placemarks to play video Adding Sounds or Video from free sites Find media online Click to Stream. As it streams Right Click, then click properties, and copy location. Paste in Google Earth Placemark Description box. Adding Video from fee sites (unitedstreaming) Right Click on play icon Copy short cut. Paste in Placemark Description box. 1 2 3 4 / c http://www.archive.org/video/28786/prg28786_256k.asf http://www.archive.org/video/28786/prg28786_256k.asf

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17 80% Network Adding Placemarks Other 20% Adding Video from (unitedstreaming) Right Click on play icon Copy short cut. Paste in Placemark Description box.

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18 80% Network Adding Placemarks Other 20% Adding Video from (unitedstreaming) Right Click on play icon Copy short cut. Paste in Placemark Description box.

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19 80% Network Adding Placemarks Other 20% 2. Add Placemark (Ctrl+Shift+P) To change the placemark icon, click the icon to the right of the placemark name. To include a description type in the white box.

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20 80% Adding Placemarks to play audio Adding Sounds, Stories, or Streaming Podcasts Find media, stories, sounds, etc., online Click to Stream. As it streams Right Click screen, then click properties, and copy location. Or, if the URL is available, copy the location from the browser. 1 2 3

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21 80% Adding Placemarks to play audio Adding Sounds, Stories, or Streaming Podcasts Copy location from Properties window or from the web address line in the browser (e.g., Explorer) Paste in Google Earth Placemark Description box. 3

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Look for Quizzes or Assignments on the web - start with google.com/educators : 

23 Look for Quizzes or Assignments on the web - start with google.com/educators Geography Awareness Quiz

Add Quizzes or Assignments -in unitedstreaming : 

24 Add Quizzes or Assignments -in unitedstreaming In addition to videos, you can also add quizzes and assignments to your placemark To find quizzes or assignments go to unitedstreaming’s Quiz and Assignment Builder located in the Teacher Center. Now you can create your own or search If you search, simply copy the quiz or assignment into your folder in My Content Go to My Content and open the quiz. It will open the Quiz Summary and you can simply copy the URL Return to Google Earth and open the Properties box of your placemark Type some text in the Description box and paste your url. Now, when you click on the placemark icon your text will appear with the link to the quiz or assignment

Fly Over and Saving : 

25 Network Fly Over and Saving Other 20% When you are ready to save your file. Highlight your folder, then click on “File” “Save” “Save Place as…” This will save it as a .kmz. This small file can easily be emailed. When someone opens the .kmz file, Google Earth will automatically be launched or users will be encouraged to download the program. To fly over all your place marks click, highlight your folder and click the play button.

Ruler : 

26 80% Network Ruler Other 20% To find out distance traveled, from the menu bar select “Tools” then “Ruler” By clicking different points with your mouse you can create a line or a path. To convert units of measure select from the drop down menu.

Preferences: Touring : 

27 80% Network Preferences: Touring Other 20% You can control the flying speed You can control or eliminate pauses You can repeat the tours (for Open House) or reinforcement You can open information balloons on tours Control Driving Tours here

Preferences: 3D View and others : 

28 Preferences: 3D View and others

Layers: Turning them on or off : 

29 Layers: Turning them on or off Layers: Featured Content Discovery Video layer has free video!

Layers: 3D Buildings : 

30 80% Network Layers: 3D Buildings Other 20% To turn on 3D buildings, go down to the “Layers” menu and check “3D Buildings” For added fun, zoom in, tilt your screen and fly through the streets

Layers: Earthquakes : 

31 80% Network Layers: Earthquakes Other 20% In the “Layer” menu under “Geographic Features” is a check box for “Earthquakes” When you enable this icon, images will be displayed of the locations of a variety of earthquakes. Click on the icon to see date, magnitude, and a weblink. To view several earthquakes along a fault line type in “Area 51” in the fly to box.

Community : 

32 Community For extra help, support, and unique and interesting places, visit the Google Earth Community under the “Help” menu.

Find Businesses : 

33 80% Network Find Businesses To look for businesses (i.e. Starbucks, Pizza Parlors) in a particular location, type in the name of the company, city or zip code and enter. You will be able to find reviews, addresses, phone numbers, and even get directions.

You Don’t Have to be Live! : 

34 80% Network You Don’t Have to be Live! You can use a screen capture program to record the tours and features in Google Earth. The high end versions of Google Earth work well (but take LOTS of RAM). You can use screen capture software to record the action in Google Earth and save it as a video file. Windows - SnagIt Techsmith.com Mac - Snapz Pro Ambrosia Softward QuickTime file of GoogleEarth tour.

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35 80% Network You Don’t Have to be Live! Launch Google Earth. Launch the screen capture program. (Snapz Pro shown on Mac) Choose Movie option. Draw movie window over section of screen to capture. Start the movie capture. Do what you want in Google Earth. Stop the capture when done. That’s it! Bonus: Pull into a video authoring program and take out pauses, speed up or slow down video action, and add music or narrative. Try iMovie (Mac), Adobe Premiere Elements (PC) or MovieMaker (wmv files)

Additional Resources : 

36 Additional Resources Sounds & Sound Effects http://www.findsounds.com/ http://www.freeplaymusic.com/ http://www.smartsound.com/ http://www.naturesongs.com/ http://soundamerica.com/ Videos http://www.kitzu.org/ http://www.archive.org/index.php http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/index.html Pictures www.pics4learnin g.com Others http://tinyurl.com/ Speeches and Narrations http://www.historychannel.com/speeches/archive1.html http://www.pbs.org/greatspeeches/timeline/ http://www.archive.org/index.php www.librivox.org www.gutenberg.org http://creativecommons.org/audio/ Let’s share other sources you use? _____________________________ _____________________________ _____________________________ _____________________________ In addition to the great resources provided by unitedstreaming and Google, these other resources are exemplary media sites.

Websites used in Presentation : 

37 Websites used in Presentation www.earth.google.com http://www.unitedstreaming.com http://www.discoveryeducatornetwork.com/ www.google.com/educators http://findsounds.com/ http://tinyurl.com/ Handouts at www.tinyURL.com/2x8n4b http://discoveryeducation.typepad.com/media_matters/ Discoveryeducatornetwork.com (media matters blog) http://halldavidson.org/ This ppt. represents the work of Lance Rougeux, Jannita Demian, and others from the DEN, each of whom do great Google Earth presentations!

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38 Table of Contents Slide 3 Wesites used in the presentation Slide 6 Quick Start User Guide Slide 7 Placemarks (adding Video and Audio) Slide 12 Image Overlays Slide 13 Quizzes and Assignments (unitedstreaming) Slide 15 Flyovers and Saving Slide 16 Ruler Slide 17 Preferences (Touring, 3D) Slide 19 Layers Slide 22 Communities Slide 23 Businesses Slide 24 Screen Capturing Google Earth Slide 26 Additional Resources & Websites Slide x Communities from Cindy Lane

Deep collaboration between Google and Discovery : 

39 Deep collaboration between Google and Discovery

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40 Discovery Education unitedstreaming is a digital video-based learning resource that provides on-demand access to 50,000 content-specific segments from 5,000 full-length educational videos. Today, educators at more than half the schools across the United States use unitedstreaming to integrate vibrant digital content into the curricula of more than 30 million students. www.unitedstreaming.com www.discoveryscienceconnection.com www.cosmeo.com Google Earth combines satellite imagery, maps and the power of Google Search to put the world's geographic information at your fingertips. View exotic locales like Maui and Paris as well as points of interest such as local restaurants, hospitals, schools, and more. http://earth.google.com/ Archive.org CreativeCommons.org Librivox.org Npr.org….many more Other Resources

Google Earth Quick Start User Guide : 

41 Google Earth Quick Start User Guide Search Panel- Use to find places and directions Overview Map- Use for an additional perspective Hide/Show sidebar- Click to conceal or display side bar Placemark- Click to add a placemark Polygon- Click to add a polygon Path- Click to add a path Image Overlay- Click to add an image Measure- Click to measure distance Email- Click to email view or image Print- Click to print current view Navigation Controls- Use to tilt, zoom and move Layers Panel- Use to display points of interests Places Panel- Use to locate, save, and organize placemarks 3D Viewer- View the globe and terrain Status Bar- View streaming status

Mixing Media in Google Earth : 

42 80% Network Mixing Media in Google Earth Other 20% Media that is already there Media you put there yourself

Media Already There : 

43 80% Network Media Already There Other 20% Layers: Featured Content Flickr and other add-ons

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Other Content: : 

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Other Content: : 

60 80% Network Other Content: Other 20% http://www.googlelittrips.com/ So Far:: The Aeneid The Odyssey (two versions) Macbeth Candide Night The Grapes of Wrath and a new one called Traveling with P.G.Wodehouse Under development are Slave Dancer My Brother Sam is Dead By the Great Horn Spoon Thanks, Jerome Burg, Technology Integration Coordinator, Granada High School, Livermore CA 94550

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Media You Add Yourself : 

64 80% Network Media You Add Yourself Other 20% Image overlays: Still graphics from hard drive Web Placemarks Video, audio, speeches Web only

Adding Image Overlays : 

65 80% Adding Image Overlays Other 20% First Things First Create a Folder (Ctrl+Shift+N) This will help us keep our images organized.

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66 80% Adding Image Overlays Other 20% To add an Image Overlay press (Ctrl+Shift+O) or from the menu bar click “Add” then “Image Overlay” Web - Right Click on web image, then click properties and copy and paste address. (Note: Make sure you get all correlating lines of the address) Hard Drive - Browse to the folder with images. (Note: Don’t move them later!) Adjust green box to desired image size Paste image address in the link box There are two kinds of Image Overlays: From the Web - works anywhere in the world From your hard drive - works only on your computer

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