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World History Tours
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Ditch that PowerPoint. Instead of presenting information accompanied by a picture, show the students where the event took place. It is a quick and easy way to incorporate geography into a history lesson.
Bring out the visual and kinesthetic learners.
promote visual literacy in all learners. Visual and kinesthetic learners benefit from seeing locations and visualizing proximities.
Differentiate instruction. Modify assignments by making, "create a
an option on project-based assessments.
Start a discussion. For example, take a look at the "Conversation at Weehawken" tour. Note the locations of Burr and Hamilton's homes. Did you know Hamilton's home was considered to be in the country in 1804? That's mid-town Manhattan today. What does that say about the growth of the city? What was Manhattan like at the turn of the 19th century?
Links to Other Google Earth Tours and Ideas
PA Civil War Trails
Google Lit Trips
Google Earth Education Community
Google Earth Lessons
Real World Math Using Google Earth
Google Earth Blog
Google Historical Voyages and Events
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