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something simThe learner will locate her home using Google Maps (or other aerial/satellite imaging) and identify two landmarks nearby.<p/> This is a simple and fun activity I created when Google Maps first came out a couple of years ago. Since then there have been many enhancements to Google Maps that will make this activity even easier and more stimulating.<p/> .


  • Educational Technology > General
  • Educational Technology > Integrating Technology into the Classroom
  • Educational Technology > Using Multimedia & the Internet
  • Social Studies > General
  • Social Studies > Geography

Education Levels:

  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8




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On a scale of 0 to 3

This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 2, as of 2008-03-27.

Component Ratings:

Technical Completeness: 2
Content Accuracy: 2
Appropriate Pedagogy: 2

Reviewer Comments:

This lesson is a simple and clear resource that provides students with an opportunity to use google maps and learn basic geography skills. The lesson includes a detailed guide for teachers with helpful links and a useful handout for students.

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