Google Earth Help

Google's support page for Google Earth is indexed to provide easy access to downloads, a user guide, an interactive guide to learn about the tool. It also includes links to insightful articles and a gallery of files including famous sites, cathedrals, etc.

Google Earth User Guide

Google's pdf file can be downloaded and printed, and contains instructions on some of the many features of Google Earth. A computer, with an installed free-version of Google Earth, becomes a window to the world and so much more.  Google has used high-resolution aerial and satellite imagery, elevation terrain, road and street labels,
business listings, and more to provide the tools for teachers to show spatial relationships to not only geography, but to literature and so much more.

Google Spreadsheets and Forms

Molly Schroder, Google certified teacher, has a video tutorial and ideas for using Google forms (surveys) in classrooms.

Google Tools Tutorials

Tutorials include how to create a quiz using Google Forms, creating blogger pages, embedding Google Maps, creating a word cloud from text in applications, etc. These tutorials are written by RM Byrne and posted on the blog site Free Technology for Education.

How-To Video Series on Using Google Documents

 Approximately 40 videos by Drew Noah describe how to use the basic functions of Google Documents. 


Mapping Spreadsheet Data on Google Earth

Data from an on-line spreadsheet can be used to generate placemarks in Google Earth and Google Maps. This tutorial includes video demonstrations and instructions on how to create and share this file.