Ideas for Using Google Maps in the Classroom
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TimestampEnter a few sentences describing what you will have students do.Subject Area? or Areas?Your Name
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8/31/2012 23:19:49testtesttest
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9/8/2012 10:48:37Show how immigration has transformed singapore.UOI
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9/8/2012 10:50:01Plot countries with human rights issues, historically and in real timeInquiry Scott Holland
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9/8/2012 10:50:26Have already used Google Art Project.
Very much like the idea of mapping public art works in Singapore.
Senior School ArtHilary
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9/8/2012 10:50:29make maps. put videos and pictures as place marks. For geography the options seem endless. geographysadhana kuriyan
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9/8/2012 10:50:39- Create orienteering courses in and around Nexus school campus
- Healthy Eating food outlet around Singapore to encourage good nutrition
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Physical Education and HealthBevan Moriarty
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9/8/2012 10:50:42Ask the student mark the different place in Chinese, help Chinese people where to go, explain the place in Chinese in youtube.
languageAngela
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9/8/2012 10:51:01
Internet usage over time throughout different countries
ictBrian Shaw
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9/8/2012 10:51:25Embedding a Google Map in a classroom blog when a class goes on a field trip so that families can see what and where they are.ESSven and Colin
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9/8/2012 10:51:49Use Google Maps (& Google Earth) to create maps of their field trips by adding polygons, placemarks and paths to show where they've been and what they've done. If they have a smart phone, they can use a GPS app to record their track which they can then upload to Google Earth and watch an animation of their journey.Geography/ESSTony
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9/8/2012 10:52:18See great applications to study History as well, comparing historical maps, with current maps to see the results or impact of war...Find evidence of the legacy of this war and document on a Google Map, embed videos in to map etc. Lots of applications and places you can go within this context.Social StudiesStacy Stephens
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9/8/2012 10:52:37Take pictures of weather fronts and have them
1. Place the marker where the picture was taken
2. describe what type of front their picture shows.
3. Make the picture the icon
ScienceMatt
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9/8/2012 10:52:41MYP Technology unit: The Principal of the school needs you to make some sort of product to introduce new students to our school and make them comfortable in Singapore. Google maps would be a great idea, all the information there.MYP TechnologyCatherine McNaught
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9/8/2012 10:52:54When learning about culture bound syndromes (CBDs) in the abnormal psych unit. I am going to give students examples of different CBDs, then ask them to add information of each one to the map, placing the pin where the CBD is found.PsychologySarah Carter
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9/8/2012 10:52:58Correlating and then mapping data that shows relationships, if any, between green space and crime rates throughout Singapore.

PsychologyKelley Ditzenberger
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9/8/2012 10:52:58Plotting their journey's from their homes to schoolMathsScott Holland
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9/8/2012 10:53:09When studying plate tectonics, students can use google maps to pinpoint certain plate boundaries around the world. ScienceRon
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9/8/2012 10:53:16Students will have to plot their route from home to school, and calculate the carbon footprint left by the whole school population of 600 students daily. They will work with a small sample size, and use regression to estimate the carbon footprint of 600 students.MathematicsYijie
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9/8/2012 10:54:55We are teaching a unit on how the media influences our perceptions of places and events. One standard deals with mapping and basic mapping skills. The students will choose a place and I am thinking they could map the place with links to a variety of media to show what is being shared with the pubic.MS English/Social Studies
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9/8/2012 10:55:29Student trip to Paris - (pre-trip), have students plot monuments, museums, etc on a map of Paris that we will visit. (post trip), students will add comments, explanation of what was learned, video footage, etc. to the plots. Make the map a show case to share with parents!HS FrenchC Popowski
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