Our Summer Vacation

This summer I was privileged enough to attend the Google Geo Teacher’s Institute at the Googleplex in Mountain View, CA. It was two days of pure Google-iciousness that focused on the geo tools, Google Maps and Earth. In class today, I had students complete a short Google Form about their travels this summer. That information was then imported into a Google Map, and here is the result:

If you click on each of the map pins, you’ll be able to travel the world with seventh graders…without actually traveling with 36 seventh graders.



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2 responses to “Our Summer Vacation

  1. This is really cool! Can you directly import from the form into maps easily? If so, please teach me! Love it, thanks for sharing.

    • McTeach

      Yes! I imported the Google spreadsheet with the information they completed in the Google Form and…presto, changeo…done! Super easy! I need to write a blog post on how to do it. I’ll add that to my list…

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