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Information about Google Lit Trips

Published on July 28, 2009

Author: library_chic

Source: slideshare.net

Description

Building a Lit Trip, using Google Earth

Google Earth Creating Lit Trips

Fun things to do with Google Earth View an image of your home, school, or any place on earth. Click Fly To (under the Search tab). Enter the location in the search box and click the magnifying glass. Double click the location in the search results to fly to it.

View an image of your home, school, or any place on earth.

Click Fly To (under the Search tab). Enter the location in the search box and click the magnifying glass. Double click the location in the search results to fly to it.

Fun things to do with Google Earth Go on a tour of the world In the Places panel, check the Sightseeing floder and click the Play Tour button

Go on a tour of the world

In the Places panel, check the Sightseeing floder and click the Play Tour button

Fun things to do with Google Earth Driving directions Click Directions in the Search section. Enter the two addresses and click the magnifying glass. Use the play button to fly the route.

Driving directions

Click Directions in the Search section. Enter the two addresses and click the magnifying glass. Use the play button to fly the route.

Fun things to do with Google Earth View other cool features In the Layers panel (located below Search and Places), check the topics that interest you.

View other cool features

In the Layers panel (located below Search and Places), check the topics that interest you.

Fun things to do with Google Earth View the 3D terrain of a place (works best with mountainous locations) Go to a location. When the view shows the location, use the zoom slider to tilt the terrain.

View the 3D terrain of a place (works best with mountainous locations)

Go to a location. When the view shows the location, use the zoom slider to tilt the terrain.

Fun things to do with Google Earth Flight simulator Under the Tools menu, click Flight Simulator Have fun flying around!

Flight simulator

Under the Tools menu, click Flight Simulator

Have fun flying around!

Toolbar Hide/show sidebar Add Placemarker Add Polygon Add Path Add Overlay Record tour Show historical imagery Show sunlight Change planets Show ruler Email Print Show in Google Maps

Look Joystick: Click and drag the ring to rotate your view, as if you were turning your head. Click an arrow to look in that direction. Move joystick: Click the arrows to move your position from one place to another Zoom slider: zoom in or out (+ to zoom in, - to zoom out) or click the icons at the end of the slider Navigation Look joystick Move joystick Zoom slider

Look Joystick: Click and drag the ring to rotate your view, as if you were turning your head. Click an arrow to look in that direction.

Move joystick: Click the arrows to move your position from one place to another

Zoom slider: zoom in or out (+ to zoom in, - to zoom out) or click the icons at the end of the slider

Sidebar

Preferences Be sure this is on for tours

Resources http://googlelittrips.com http://slideshare.net/library_chic http://delicious.com/library_chic/littrip+ inservice

http://googlelittrips.com

http://slideshare.net/library_chic

http://delicious.com/library_chic/littrip+ inservice

In Google Earth Placemarkers Center dot = placemarker Naming Changing marker icon Editing <img src=“”>

Placemarkers

Center dot = placemarker

Naming

Changing marker icon

Editing

<img src=“”>

In Google Earth Paths Routes & driving directions Folders New folder for each tour Saving

Paths

Routes & driving directions

Folders

New folder for each tour

Saving

Exporting Kmz files

Kmz files

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