How I Use It
As a class we first did a general overview of Google Earth. We found key locations around our town, their houses, etc. Once we were all familiar with the program, we began looking at the area we were studying ( ancient Egypt). The students really enjoyed the time lapse feature that Google offers. I think next year I am going to try to have the students create a virtual journey around the areas we study throughout the year.
I think that this program is great for any Social Studies class. We were able to take virtual field trips to the locations that we discuss.