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In this video, you will tour your chosen place and explore its geographic features using different tools in Google Earth.

To begin, review the remaining slides in your presentation so that you know what to look for while you are exploring.

You will describe three places you visited on your tour and add an image of one of them.

Then, you will describe what you liked best about the tour.

Enter the tour for the place you want to visit.

Before you begin your tour, select a map style.

Different styles add more or less detail to your map, such as borders, labels, and roads.

Now start exploring the geographic features of your place!

Geographic features include both the naturally-occurring features of the Earth and those built by people.

Mountains, rivers, and oceans are some examples of natural geographic features, while bridges, roads, and airports are examples of artificial geographic features.

Google Earth will guide you through each stop on your tour.

For each stop, you’ll see the name of the place and a description.

Click through the slides to visit each stop.

You can explore each place more closely in a number of different ways.

Drag your cursor around the map to view the site from different perspectives.

Click the compass icon to reset your view.

Zoom in to look at geographic features more closely, or zoom out to get a broader view of the location, including surrounding areas.

Get panoramic views of the location from the sky.

Or even view the location from space.

Continue clicking through the slides and exploring each location until you have finished your tour.

Now, it’s your turn: Enter the tour and select a map style, Click through the slides to learn about each location, And use the different tools to explore each location’s geographic features more closely.

Instructions

  1. Enter the tour and select a map style.
  2. Click through the slides to learn about each location.
  3. Use the different tools to explore each location’s geographic features more closely.