Andrews Raid Civil War Virtual Interactive Map Tour

Andrews Raid Civil War Virtual Interactive Map Tour
Andrews Raid Civil War Virtual Interactive Map Tour
Andrews Raid Civil War Virtual Interactive Map Tour
Andrews Raid Civil War Virtual Interactive Map Tour
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Andrews' Raid, or the Great Locomotive Chase, is an exciting adventure story and a major turning point in the American Civil War. Get your students excited about American History and the Civil War with this Google Earth map and virtual tour. Ride the rails from Atlanta to North Georgia on the route that the General took. Stop where the train did and explore the surrounding area. Get a real feel for what Andrews and the Raiders saw and had to deal with along this 111 mile stretch of Georgia railway and see how much, and how little, the area has changed since the Civil War and Andrews' Raid.

PREVIEW VIDEO LOCATED AT
http://youtu.be/LJmb-e4ZZsw

Package includes:
Instructions for basic use
Google Earth KMZ file

Tour takes over 45 min. to run at default speed and Includes:
Hand drawn overlay map with highlights from the 1960's
Over 15 placemarks have descriptions, some with images and links. Included links are for relevant music, sounds from the models of trains involved in the chase, and websites with tons more info on the General and the Texas locomotives.

Interactively explore the area, then take a virtual ride on a locomotive, then it's up to you. Use your imagination and amazing teaching skills to take this resource to a whole new level. Play with the tools, toys and settings in Google Earth and get the learning party started. A fantastic way to understand the Civil War like never before. Turn on photo-realistic 3D trees and feel the forest around you. Play with the sun and see the trip as Andrews did - starting off for a pre-dawn ride in the dark and ending in the heat of a Spring noontime in Georgia. Explore the topography that ended it all...

The possibilities are endless. Have fun exploring The Great Locomotive Chase with your class.

This resource requires the free version of Google Earth to use. Instructions are in PDF form.

PREVIEW VIDEO LOCATED AT
http://youtu.be/LJmb-e4ZZsw
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Andrews Raid Civil War Virtual Interactive Map Tour
Andrews Raid Civil War Virtual Interactive Map Tour
Andrews Raid Civil War Virtual Interactive Map Tour
Andrews Raid Civil War Virtual Interactive Map Tour