Guides and Tutorials

Google Earth Home Page: http://earth.google.com/
Google Earth Help Center: http://earth.google.com/support/
Google Earth tutorials: http://earth.google.com/intl/en/userguide/v5/tutorials/
Google Earth User Guide (131 page PDF): http://earth.google.com/userguide/v4/google_earth_user_guide.pdf
Google Earth: Beyond Your Back Yard - a Google TechTalk program - 1 hr. video
Google Earth Screencast Tutorials- for advanced users
Google Earth video help (YouTube): http://youtube.com/GoogleEarthVideoHelp
Google Earth Outreach videos: http://youtube.com/user/EarthOutreach
Google Earth Outreach tutorials: http://earth.google.com/outreach/tutorials.html
Virtual Field Work Using Google Earth (82 pages!): http://www.google.co.uk/schools/files/usinggoogleearth.pdf
Link to a unitedstreaming video in Google Earth: http://streaming.discoveryeducation.com/professionalDevelopment/trainersToolkit/pdf/Discovery%20Education%20streaming%20-%20Google%20Earth.pdf
JakesOnline! Google Earth Resources: http://www.jakesonline.org/earth.htm
Google Earth Product Tour: http://earth.google.com/tour/index.html
Creating content for GE placemarks by David Jakes: http://strengthofweakties.org/wp-content/uploads/2008/01/creating-content-in-google-earth.pdf
7 things you should know about Google Earth: http://www.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/ELI7019.pdf
Video tutorials by Richard Treves (this kmz file will open in Google Earth): http://www2.geog.soton.ac.uk/users/TrevesR/Blog/08-03-10/Google_Earth_Tools.kmz
An Illustrated Guide to Creating Virtual Field Trips: http://www.ateec.org/store/catalog/an-illustrated-guide-to-creating-virtual-field-trips-using-google-and8482-services-170.html
Creating tours in GE5: http://earth.google.com/intl/en/userguide/v5/ug_touringplaces.html

Lessons and Curriculum Ideas

Google Lit Trips - Teach great literature using Google Earth
Google Earth Education Community
Merge Historial Maps with Current World in Google Earth
Juicy Geography Google Earth Lessons
Google Earth Lessons - An Educational Resource for Teachers
Google Earth for Educators
Real World Math: http://realworldmath.org
History Tours: http://historytours.wikispaces.com/
America: A Narrative History-- US History Tours: http://www.wwnorton.com/college/history/america8/full/historytours.aspx
Geography Awareness Week 2008: http://www.google.com/educators/gaw2008.html
My Wonderful World's Ultimate Asia Challenge: http://www.google.com/educators/gaw2007.html
My Wonderful World's Interactive Quiz on Africa: http://www.google.com/educators/gaw.html
Google Earth Outreach Showcase: http://earth.google.com/outreach/showcase.html
Google Earth UK Schools- Classroom ideas: http://www.google.co.uk/schools/classroom.html
Google Earth and Discovery Education's unitedstreaming: http://www.google.com/educators/p_earth_discovery.html
The Advanced Technology Environmental and Energy Center (ATEEC): http://www.ateec.org/


Other Resources

Google Earth Blog - The amazing things about Google Earth ™...
Cool Places in Google Earth
Google Earth Community- see the education section: http://bbs.keyhole.com/
KML Gallery- Explore the Earth on Google: http://earth.google.com/gallery/index.html
Google Lat Long blog (official GE blog): http://google-latlong.blogspot.com/
Using Google Earth blog: http://googleearthuser.blogspot.com/
Wild Sanctuary, the voice of the natural world: http://earth.wildsanctuary.com/
Google Sightseeing: http://googlesightseeing.com
The Earth Explorer: http://explorer.altopix.com/
Brookhaven National Laboratory online HTML editor: http://www.bnl.gov/itd/htmleditor/
Add a Flickr Creative Commons photo to a placemark with Simple CC flickr search: http://johnjohnston.name/flickrCC/

Embed a YouTube video in a Google Earth placemark



Geographic Information System (GIS)

ESRI GIS for Schools: http://www.esri.com/industries/k-12
eSchool News: GIS and Geographic Inquire: http://www.eschoolnews.com/resources/gis-and-geographic-inquiry/