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Tony Clarke

Google Maps - Explore 🌍and learn about the 🔨🔧 search tools.

Grades: 5th Grade, 7th Grade, 6th Grade
Subjects: Geography, Computer Science, Social Studies

Student Instructions

Google🌏 Maps Let's explore the Google Maps App and discover more about where we live and the country we live in. Go the 🔗https://earth.google.com/web/@1.83264937,3.36334265,-12253.22212457a,26140899.1171217d,35y,-0h,0t,0r/data=OgMKATA Once you have found the page , have an exploration👆 of the Google 🌏Maps site. Activities: #1- Find your School💒 Enter your School's name into the Google Maps seach bar. Take a screenshot photo from above. Add a placemark on your school ( you can use a custom colour so it stands out on your maps) and save as project( don't forget to name it correctly). Then click on the 🧍‍♂️ icon and take a screenshot photo from the street view. Save this as a project also(don't forget to name these locations). #2- My Local Area.🏘🏢🏥🏭🏭 Let's explore your local area. Go to the layers option and click on the EVERYTHING option. See if you can find examples of these facilities in your local area. Add a placemark and name these as you find them on your Google Maps projects. * shopping centre * post office *bank *police station *sporting club * restaurant/take away *hospital/ health service * public park/space *nature reserve Take a screenshot photo and add upload this to activity #2 page. Then use the label and pen to identify the facilities you found in your local area.