In this geography activity, students examine an image of Earth via satellite. They respond to five short answer questions related to the image given. Students use an atlas to assist them in answering the questions.
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A Google Earth Introduction to Remote Sensing
Explore the world and gain insight into remote sensing with a lesson that showcases the program, Google Earth. To learn about remote sensing, scholars follow step-by-step instructions to uncover the tools embedded in Google Earth while...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
MapProjector with Google Maps
Zounds! Zoom into live maps of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. Zip to Wellington, New Zealand, examine the Zuidersee in the Netherlands, fly over the San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge. Travelers can choose classic, satellite, or hybrid...
3rd - 12th Social Studies & History
Learning about the Earth Though Remote Sensing
More than 7,000 satellites have been sent into orbit around the earth, but only 1,000 are currently operational. The lesson starts with scholars creating a Venn diagram comparing two different types of maps. After a discussion of remote...
7th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable