Five Inspiring Google Maps Sites

Google Maps has a way of making learning visual and interactive.  Google Map’s open API has allowed developers to truly expand applications of use beyond what Google could have ever imagined.  I want to share five resources and sites that I believe can help any educator access inspiring ways for using Google Maps.

1. Google Maps Mania

This is my go to Google Maps resources site!  This blog is constantly positing creative maps that have multiple uses in all kinds of classrooms!

2.  BBC Dimensions

Give students some perspective on how big or small landmarks really are in Google Maps.

3. David Rumsey’s Historical Map Collection

Access several historical map overlays in Google Maps.

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