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Landmarks of North America with Google Earth Tours (Bundle)

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1st - 6th, Homeschool
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    Don't get left behind! Cross off all of these North American landmarks from your bucket list and travel to them virtually.

    Teachers, parents, and students all agree that these are the best ways to learn about and experience these exotic sites, if you can't go there in person.

    Each product includes a document of talking points and interesting facts about each tourist attraction.

    The tours are also accompanied by PDF files that describe what you are seeing based on the corresponding minutes in the video. This is so you can pause the tour at the given time stamp and let the class know what they are looking at.

    For example, an excerpt from the Statue of Liberty tour says –

    "1:05 – 1:18 – The tour takes you down to the entrance of New York Harbor.

    a. The bridge in the middle of the screen is the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge and it connects Brooklyn and Staten Island over a straight of water called the Narrows.

    b. The Manhattan skyline is on the eastern side of the harbor and Jersey City’s skyline is on the western side.

    c. The Statue of Liberty is the teeny tiny green dot right in front of downtown Jersey City.”

    To watch, all you have to do is click on the file, Google Earth will open the tour will start. * Your computer must have Google Earth to watch these tours.

    Here are some European landmarks.

    1. Stonehenge (3:29)

    2. The Acropolis (5:38)

    3. The Colosseum (5:38)

    4. The Leaning Tower of Pisa (3:28)

    5. The Eiffel Tower (3:15)

    6. Big Ben (5:12)

    7. Notre Dame de Paris (4:20)

    Tour some African sites.

    1. The Egyptian Pyramids and the Great Sphinx of Giza (3:15)

    Go on an outing to these Asian destinations.

    1. The Great Wall of China (5:41)

    These tours work great with social studies lessons about famous landmarks, maps, cardinal directions, etc.

    Here are a few links to some helpful tutorials on how to use Google Earth.

    How to Use Google Earth For Beginners – by Rick Castellini on YouTube

    Beginner Google Earth Tutorial Videos by Google

    Beginner’s Guide to Using Google Earth – by The Land Brothers

    Please feel free to email me directly at r_nyg@yahoo.com if you need any assistance.

    Check out some science related PowerPoint presentations.

    Classifying Animals,

    Endangered Animals,

    Ecosystems, Biomes, and Habitats,

    Invertebrates,

    Tigers

    Lions

    Cheetahs

    Sharks

    Owls

    All my PowerPoints can be found on this Pinterest Page.

    The cover photo is by LionFive and is under a CC0 Creative Commons license; free for commercial use, no attribution required. The photo can be found on Pixabay @ https://pixabay.com/en/3d-model-world-earth-geography-2911428/

    Map Data:

    Map Data:

    © 2018 Basarsoft

    © SKEnergy

    © Zenrin

    Image © 2018 CNES / Airbus

    Google, Image Landsat / Copernicus

    Data SIO, NOAA, U.S. Navy, NGA, GEBCO

    Image IBCAO

    Image U.S. Geological Survey

    Image © 2018 Digital Globe

    © Google

    US Department of State Geographer

    © 2009 GeoBasis – DE/BKG

    Total Pages
    86 pages
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