Course Outline for Learning Expeditions with Google Earth

Units may be given over a series of sessions or during the course of 1-2 days. Most courses can be trimmed to 7 hours and expanded to 12 hours. This is a proposed schedule for a 1 day (7 hour) course.

Time Schedule
Unit
Online Resources
8 - 8:15 am
Introductions, Course Registration (online)
- http://www.thenetworkedlearner.com/
8:15 - 9 am
Designing and Managing Collaborative Projects with Earth (presentation)
  • includes info on Google Earth Resources and Online Community

9 - 10 am
Earth Part I - Explore Your World - Earth and Oceans (hands on)
- http://earth.google.com
10 - 10:15 am
Break

10:15 - 11:30 am
Earth Part II - Using Earth's Database and Google Search to Do Research

11:30 - 12:45 am
Earth Part III - Creating Basic Placemarks (hands on)

12:45 - 1:15 pm
Lunch

1:15 - 2:30 pm
Earth Part IV - Laying Out Placemarks with XHTML (hands on)

2:30 - 3:45 pm
Earth Part V - Adding 3rd Party Applications to Your Placemarks (video, audio, docs, charts) (hands on)

3:45 - 4 pm
Course Evaluations
-http://thenetworkedlearner.wikispaces.com/Courses

Other Units that can be added:
Google Earth Community Forum
Basic Keyhole Modeling Language (KML)
Google SketchUp
Google Sky