This guide accompanies library presentations on Google Earth
Last Updated: Oct 12, 2011
- Dartmouth College
Dartmouth College students created the 3D college campus buildings you see in Google Earth. They were one of 7 winners if a competition in 2007.
- Google SketchUp
You can use Google Sketchup to create, modify and share 3D models.
A sampling of locations to get started viewing Google Earth, Sky and Ocean content
- Google Earth Outreach - Showcase
Many public-minded groups and individuals are using Google Earth to bring a valuable geographic context to their stories. These examples will show you what others have done with Earth, and hopefully get some ideas flowing for what you might be able to do
- Weather GIS Data Links
From the National Weather Service
- Google Lit Trips!
Use Google Earth to view or create road trip stories in literature.
- Google Sightseeing
Search for places to visit in Google Earth.
- Google Earth Gallery
Sample views from green buildings to the supernova explosion resulting in the formation of the Crab Nebula. From Google.
- Tutorial: Create Narrated Tours with KML Touring (News)
Google Earth 5 gives you the ability to create a guided tour using KML Touring. KML Touring allows you to tell your story by creating a movie-like tour in Google Earth. You can add enhanced navigation, balloon pops, image overlays, voiceovers, music and s
- About Google Ocean: First Look From PC World
Getting Your Feet Wet With Google Ocean.
- Spectacular Sights in Google Sky From PC World
- Ogle Earth
Ogle Earth brings you news about virtual globes, with a special focus on Google Earth.
- Google Earth Blog
Excellent blog devoted to Google Earth.
- Google LatLong: New in Google Earth 5.0: Historical Imagery
News and notes from the Google Earth and Maps team.
- Introduction - Google Earth User Guide
- 7 Things You Should Know About Google Earth | EDUCAUSE CONNECT
From the "7 Things You Should Know About..." Educause series.
- Google Earth Community
This online community is sponsored by Google. You can search through thousands of posts for information, help, and sites to view.
- Google For Educators
Links for ideas for educators. From Google.
- Google Earth Hacks
Fun stuff for Google Earth.
- Google Earth Workshop
Materials originally produced inby a professor at Duke.
YouTube - Channel.
From Google. Contains video links adn other resources.
- How Google Earth Works
- Google Earth Keyboard Shortcuts
Use key commands to control Google Earth.
- Make a Placemark
Visual guide to making your own placemarks.
- Google Earth Basics
If you are new to Google Earth (GE), here are some useful stories written in the Google Earth Blog which might give a beginner, or even an experienced user, some insights about this program.