Google Street View in the Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef is the world's largest living structure and spans 1616 miles in length. The video shares with classes that Google Earth has coupled with other companies to begin creating virtual underwater visits to the Great Barrier Reef.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Use embedded link to explore images already uploaded from the Great Barrier Reef
  • Have pairs or groups research other tools scientists use to explore the ocean and how the ocean bottom is mapped 
Classroom Considerations

  • Video is less than three minutes
Pros

  • Provides links for current photos of Great Barrier Reef
  • Narrator is engaging 
Cons

  • None