Summary: Students use Google Earth to locate uploaded photographs taken by Google Earth users along a specific river of the world. Students take screenshots of high-level satellite images of their river in Google Earth. Images are printed on photo paper and arranged on an 11 x 17 display with titles.
Effective Tech Lesson 5.15
This lesson is in my Level 5 Curriculum Progression.
Recommended for Fifth through Eighth Grade
Uses Microsoft Word, but can be adapted for other word-processing programs.
Uses Google Earth.
Teacher Instructions (pdf)
Student Instructions (pdf)
Student File (Word)
Students work at their own pace from written instructions.
Opportunity for student choice: river, images
Duration: Three 60-minute class sessions
Image capture software (such as Greenshot)