Using Google Maps and Earth
- 3 Credits
In this course, Using Google Maps and Earth, you will see the world as you have never seen it before. These interconnected applications enable you to explore and navigate around the world with programs that are packed with features and high-resolution views to enrich the lives for you and your students. Most of you are acquainted with using map programs on your phones to navigate to one location but you will be amazed at how much more you can get out of Google Maps on your computer and your smartphone. The other part of the course, Google Earth, has you flying around the globe and zooming into the places you want to explore. The course covers Google Earth, the online version, and Google Earth Pro, a free download application. If you are not getting a mental picture go to earth.google.com and check it out. All of these applications have easy to use tools that enable you to create your own interactive projects you can incorporate into standards-based lessons. All you need is a computer, smartphone, and a stable internet connection. The applications are free along with the online tutorial resources. You do not need access to students to complete the course. As with all of our courses, we take great pride in supporting our students.