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Table of contents

Project Overview

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Help with this Project

How to create a new presentation for this project

How to navigate a kmz file in Google Earth

Project Overview

The goal of this project is to capture images from each of the 4 modes of Google Earth (Earth, Sky, Mars and

Moon) and add them to a new presentation called 6 Google Earth Project. Below you’ll see an image of how

to change modes in Google Earth

Each day this week we will explore a different mode and create 2 slides per day with 3 images per slide

Monday

Explore Earth using the kmz file below (click on the link and choose ‘Save’, save it to your desktop and

then double-click on it to open it in Google Earth)

        Local Places fall2012

Your Earth Presentation slides for Monday should contain the following:

Slide1: 3 images from the Local Places fall2012 kmz tour

Slide2: 3 images of your choice from around these areas (but not where you live!)

...and they should look something like this:

Click here to view my example Presentation in the 103 Student Demo Folder

Tuesday

Explore Sky using the kmz file below and the Our Solar System Layer (click on the link and choose

‘Save’, save it to your desktop and then double-click on it to open it in Google Earth)

        SkyTour

Make sure you switch to Sky mode to view these locations!

Here’s what you should see in Sky mode when you open the kmz file:

Your Sky Presentation slides for Tuesday should contain the following:

Slide3: 3 images from the SkyTour kmz tour

Slide4: 3 images from the Our Solar System Layer of Google Sky

Click here to view my example Presentation in the 103 Student Demo Folder

...and they should look something like this:

Wednesday

Explore Mars using the kmz file below and the A Travelers Guide to Mars Layer (click on the link and

choose ‘Save’, save it to your desktop and then double-click on it to open it in Google Earth)

        MarsTour

Make sure you switch to Mars mode to view these locations!

Your Mars Presentation slides for Wednesday should contain the following:

Slide5: 3 images from the MarsTour kmz tour

Slide6: 3 images from the A Travelers Guide to Mars Layer of Google Mars

Click the 2 green hikers to view articles and images from the travelers guide:

Use the Previous and Next arrows to move to new locations and images:

Click here to view my example Presentation in the 103 Student Demo Folder

...your 2 new slides should look something like this (I’ve added more than you need in your

presentation):

Thursday

Explore Moon using the Apollo Missions and any other Layers of your choice

Your Moon Presentation slides for Thursday should contain the following:

Slide7: 3 images from the Apollo Missions Layer

Slide8: 3 images from any Layers of your choice

Click here to view my example Presentation in the 103 Student Demo Folder

...your last 2 slides should look something like this (I’ve added more than you need in your

presentation):

Friday

Complete any missing portions of your project from the previous days!

Click here to view my example Presentation in the 103 Student Demo Folder

Here’s an image of all 8 slides from my example Presentation:


Help with this Project

How to create a new presentation for this project

Click here to view the edit version of my example presentation for this project

Click here to view the slideshow version of my example presentation

        

How to navigate a kmz file in Google Earth