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Google Earth & GPS Elementary Classroom Activities

Google Earth & GPS Elementary Classroom Activities | Susan Anderson
Single Book: #79050
Price: $34.95 Qty:
Site License - 1 school building: #79050SL
Price: $99.00 Qty:

Authors: Jim Holland & Susan Anderson

Based on Google Earth and Geocaching, the innovative activities in this book introduce and reinforce concepts taught in the four major elementary school subjects. The lessons over concepts such as interpreting graphs/charts & using fractions (math), reading thermometers & labeling landforms (science), practicing cardinal directions & labeling earth (social studies), differentiating between fact and opinion & finding the main idea (language arts), and many more.

License definitions:

  • Single = qty 1 book, 1 teacher's use
  • Site License = qty 1 book, unlimited use at one school building

Topics Include:

  • Fraction
  • Rounding
  • Interpreting graphs
  • Elapsed time
  • Geometric terms
  • Mean, median and mode
  • Measurement Language Arts
  • Haiku
  • Combining sentences
  • Main ideas
  • Pen pals writing
  • Landforms
  • Measuring temperature
  • Bats
  • Alien classification
  • Fact and opinion
  • Cardinal directions
  • Landmarks
  • Labeling earth
  • Map skills


  • Real-world problem solving
  • Motivate your students with real-life scenarios
  • Bring the sights, sounds, and information of the world to your students
  • Students travel the world, collecting and analyzingb information relevant to your curriculum
  • Invigorate your lessons with trips around the world
  • Tap into billion-dollar military satellite technology to teach your students core curriculum skills


  • Multimedia resources
  • Interactive geocachinga activities
  • Customized Google Earth files
  • Comprehensive teacher instructions
  • Lesson plan extensions
  • Answer Keys