Google Earth has a very obvious connection to many Canadian & World Studies courses. If you teach geography or history, Google Earth should be a regular stop for you and your students. Check out this link for several short videos describing some of the more recent additions to FREE access Google Earth provides to learning about our planet. Spoiler alert – maps, terrain, street views, 3D buildings, satellite images, deep space and deep oceans.
History teachers, consider tracking the travels of historical figures. Add image overlays to create “then and now” views of what existed during historical events and what exists now in the same location.