Google Earth - Open Session
Presenter: Thomas Cooper, Walker School (Georgia)
Have you every wondered what the big red X is in Google Earth? Are you missing your KMZ files? Do you know what a KMZ or a KML file is ? Come and ask questions about Google Earth at an open session....or feel free to contribute problems that have happened to you and that you have figured how to solve.

Contact Information

e-mail: thomas (dot) cooper (at) thewalkerschool (dot) org
gmail: tcooper66 (at) gmail (dot) com
twitter: tcooper66
skype: tcooper1966

Main Technology Integration Site
http://thenetworkedlearner.wikispaces.com (tutorial and document)

My Class Site
http://fc.thewalkerschool.org/teachers/thomas.cooper_web/

Computer Science Info
IPRE Wiki (Scribblers) - http://wiki.roboteducation.org/Main_Page
Parallax Robotics - http://www.parallax.com/Home/tabid/36/Default.aspx
ICE Ga Tech - http://coweb.cc.gatech.edu/ice-gt

Google Earth Resource Links

Earth Main - http://earth.google.com/
Download Page for Earth - http://earth.google.com/intl/en/download-earth.html
Google Earth User Guide - http://earth.google.com/userguide/v5/
Google Earth for Educators - http://sitescontent.google.com/google-earth-for-educators/
Google Earth Community - http://bbs.keyhole.com/ubb/ubbthreads.php/Cat/0
Google Earth Library - http://www.gelib.com/
Google Earth Tutorials - http://earth.google.com/outreach/tutorials.html
Grants for Google Earth Pro - http://earth.google.com/outreach/grants.html
Keyhole Modeling Language (KML) Handbook - http://code.google.com/apis/kml/documentation


Screencast Tutorials

Downloading and Installing Google Earth - http://www.screencast.com/t/lsdX1UcXa
Using Navigation Tools in Google Earth - http://www.screencast.com/t/X7gKhq0G
Using Layers in Google Earth - http://www.screencast.com/t/yilTbihsd
Adding Layers from Google Earth's Internet Community - http://www.screencast.com/t/WnpJnxKO
Adding Text to a Placemark - http://www.screencast.com/t/qVpcgklK
Inserting an Image into a Placemark - http://www.screencast.com/t/uiofKIpOj
Organizing and Saving Placemarks to Your Computer - http://www.screencast.com/t/eZE9rMOgYQ
Changing Placemark Icons in Google Earth - http://www.screencast.com/t/c02Bedxf2Gg
Adding a Custom Icon to the Google Earth Icon Panel - http://www.screencast.com/t/EY8YHQ1ax
Adding a Path between Placemarks - http://www.screencast.com/t/taDmkGXtr21

Project Examples

Clean Watersheds - http://cleanwatersheds.wikispaces.com/
Expedition Lit Trips - http://expeditionlittrips.wikispaces.com/
First Light - http://firstlight.wikispaces.com/
Google Lit Trips - http://www.googlelittrips.com/GoogleLit/Home.html (Jerome Burg)
Land of Hope - http://landofhope.wikispaces.com/
Our Town - http://sites.google.com/site/exploreourtownproject/
Our Lost Children - http://ourlostchildren.wikispaces.com/
Poetry of Place - http://poetryofplace.wikispaces.com/
Walk on the Wild Side - http://walkonthewildside.wikispaces.com/
Whale Rider - http://whaleriderproject.wikispaces.com/