Teacher Review for Google Earth

Fantastic interactive site for teaching about plate tectonics and volcanoes.

Char L.
Classroom teacher
Highlander Way Middle School
Howell, United States
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My Subjects Math, Science
My Rating
Learning Scores
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time 5-15 minutes
Great for Further application
Knowledge gain
Teacher-led lessons
Whole class
How I Use It
When teaching about plate tectonics I use a google earth tour of tectonic plates and of volcanoes. The tour helps students understand the connection between the movement of the tectonic plates and the location of volcanoes and other landforms.
My Take
Google Earth helps students to understand and visualize the role of plate tectonics and landforms. The site helps to make an abstract idea easier to understand.