Click around this Google Maps virtual field trip / webquest / hyperdoc to explore the architecture of ancient Rome. This resource includes 2 parts: the first discusses a brief history of the Roman Empire and the second showcases 14 different Roman structures with links to the sites in Google Maps 360 street view. Both parts ask students to view and analyze real world locations in Google Maps street view.
Examples from the student activity:
-Reading passage / student response sheet- Print it or distribute digitally. 40 links to 360 degree views of Roman architecture from Google Maps. Word and Google Doc format included. Click the example links above to see a sample of the sites.
-A website that contains all 40 links (optional). If you can't distribute the worksheet to students digitally, print the worksheet and direct students to a short URL (withheld from this description, included in product key). From there, students can click each link that the worksheet directs them to.
- Answer key
Google Maps works through ordinary internet browsers, so no software installation is necessary.