Thursday, November 13, 2008

Take Your Students On a Trip Using Google Earth & DE Streaming

Take your students out of the classroom on an exciting trip without costing you or them a dime! Enhance your lessons with Google Earth and DE Streaming. You can combine them to add videos or video segments in the creation of your own Google Earth trips. Here’s how you do it. Download Google Earth from Click the more link at the top of the site, and then click even more. Click the pack link at the bottom of the page. Uncheck everything except Google Earth and click download now. Go to the locations you want to go to in Google Earth. Add a placemark to mark your locations. Log into DE Streaming and browse for your videos. Right click the download icon for the videos or video segments you want to insert in your placemarks and choose copy shortcut. Right click on the placemark and choose edit. Paste the shortcut location inside the description text box of the placemark. When going to the placemark in your Google earth trip, double click the icon to watch your video. You can also copy and paste any text that is included with the videos into the placemark text box.

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