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EarthQuests - WebQuests meet Google Earth

prepared by Kaye Placing

Educational Technologist, UniServe Science

November 2005


Google Earth and Google Maps

Google Maps - access satellite imagery through your web browser
http://maps.google.com/

Google Earth: Explore, Search and Discover - download desktop accessory to access and explore the satellite imagery from Google Maps
http://earth.google.com/

Virtual Tours using Google Earth or Google Maps

Sightseeing with Google Satellite Maps - worldwide touring through satellite imagery and Google Maps
http://perljam.net/google-satellite-maps/

Google Maps Australia Locations - tour Australia through satellite imagery and Google Maps
http://www.overclockers.com.au/wiki/Google_Map_Australia_Locations

Tutorials, Blogs and Forums

Creating Virtual Field Trips using Google Earth™, Blogger™, and YouTube™, and Google Sketchup - from Advanced Technology Environmental AND ENERGY Center
http://www.ateec.org/aboutus/ateeczone.htm

Google Earth KML Tutorial - from Keyhole
http://www.keyhole.com/kml/kml_tut.html

Google Earth Community - from Keyhole
http://bbs.keyhole.com/ubb/ubbthreads.php/Cat/0

EarthQuests

EarthQuests - home of EarthQuests (in Dutch), download "Seven Wonders of Ancient World" as Google Earth file, in English
http://www.webkwestie.nl/earthquest/
or download the Google Earth file from
http://bbs.keyhole.com/ubb/showthreaded.php/Cat/0/Number/57175/an/0/page/0

Earthquest Volcanos - from John Demmers, includes a Volcano database for Google Earth a Goggle Earth file which can be downloaded
http://www.webkwestie.nl/earthquest%20vulcanos/

Shelters - explore housing around the world with a Google Earth file to download from Mr Barrett (Teacher) and Google Earth Community
http://bbs.keyhole.com/ubb/showthreaded.php/Cat/0/Number/176095/page/0/vc/1

EarthQuests developed by UniServe Science

Support material developed by UniServe Science

Alternatives

Virtual Earth - from Microsoft
http://virtualearth.imagery-2008.com/index.asp

Back of my hand - powered by Virtual Earth
http://www.backofmyhand.com/

World Wind - from NASA
http://worldwind.arc.nasa.gov/


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