Tuesday, December 27, 2011
Grade Recommendation: All
Specific Skill: Geography
For iPad, iPod, or Both: Both
This is the app-version of the desktop version of Google Earth and it's just as stunning!
Students can use the search bar to input a street address or the name of something specific (try 'Eiffel Tower' - it's so cool!). They can then use one or two fingers to pan, tilt, zoom in/out and rotate the view.
The following layers can be added: places, businesses, Panoramio photos, Wikipedia, borders and labels, roads, and oceans.
This free app should definitely be on all iPads and iPod Touches found in today's classrooms.