Using Google Maps in the Classroom

Map Views
  • Basic Views
    • More
    • Street Views
    • Google labs

Sample Maps

Creating a Map

Sharing and Collaborating

Google Maps

You must have Google Map labs turned off.
Choose the Link Menu
Copy embed code and paste into widget or

  • Embedding your map on another site.
    • You must have Google Map Labs turned off.
  • Search for Maps

Curriculum Ideas:

Health- PE: Draw walking and/or jogging routes. Estimate distance and calories.

Elementary Social Studies: Build a map of your community. Include the fire Station, Parks, Police, Hospitals, etc.

Language Arts: Create a Lit Trip - follow the characters and action in the book your reading.

Writing: Collaborate with a class in another state or country to build a map teaching each other about your communities.

Record a Class Trip: Include pictures of what you saw and places you visited.

Science: Earthquakes, Temp comparisons in C and F. Land Forms.

Mathematics: Distances, Estimation, measurements, time and more.

History: Sample of a HS History map of events in WWII .

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