Initial Publication Date: June 22, 2020

Using Google Earth for Remote Teaching

This webinar is sponsored by the National Association of Geoscience Teachers and the Geological Society of America.

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

10:00am PT | 11:00am MT | 12:00pm CT | 1:00pm ET


Steve Whitmeyer, James Madison University
Andrew Laskowski, Montana State University

Webinar Description

Google Earth is a powerful, but easy-to-use platform for virtually exploring natural features around the globe. The capability to create and share custom content for Google Earth has resulted in an abundance of presentations, exercises, and virtual field trips that are available to educators. This webinar will help you integrate Google Earth into remote Earth science courses by providing background on the tool and examples of its use in geoscience classes.

In addition to the regular webinar overviewing Google Earth's options, capabilities, and use cases, the presenters will do a follow up hands-on session two days later that will give participants a chance to work through some Google Earth activities themselves in a mentored (virtual) setting. This is a great opportunity to learn to use Google Earth the way your students would use it.

Visit the Geological Society of America website to view the webinar.

Watch the follow-on webinar and Google Earth demonstration below.

Click to view or download the webinar recording (MP4 Video 522.4MB Jun22 20).