Excerpt from today’s Google Blog: “The new Geographic Web layer we released today is one of those features. We’ve taken the rich data of Wikipedia, Panoramio, and the Google Earth Community and made a browsable layer in Google Earth. Now you can fly anywhere in the world and see what people have written about it, [...]
Archive for 2006
GIS, mapping, and spatial reasoning are the focus of Latitude, NITLEâ€™s GIS Initiative. It promotes the use of mapping and GIS for the purposes of developing and enhancing a spatial understanding of liberal arts curricula. The NITLE Geographic Information System Initiative provides resources to get started with GIS. Including free online geographic information systems tutorials.
Below are a few pointers. Google suggests: http://www.google.com/educators/p_earth.html This is k12: http://www.teachinghacks.com/2006/11/03/google-earth-as-a-classroom-tool/ From the Google Earth blog: http://www.gearthblog.com/blog/archives/2006/08/back_to_school.html