Teacher Review For Google Earth

Google Earth is a great way for students to engage in the natural topography and natural ecosystems in their immediate environment through a virtual interface.

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Dewey Academy
Oakland, CA
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My Grades 10, 11, 12
My Subjects Science
My Rating 5
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time Less than 5 minutes
Great for Homework
Individual
Small group
Student-driven work
Whole class
Great with Advanced learners
General
Low literacy
How I Use It
Students are asked to identify different biotic and abiotic factors in an ecosystem and asked to analyze various factors that may impact an ecosystem using the google earth features.
My Take
I believe that Google Earth can be used in many specialized ways to drive learning.