Just last week, it would cost you $399/year for Google Earth, but now it’s free to download. This was confirmed on Friday on the Google Earth Blog. So, head on over to the Google Maps & Earth Enterprise page, download and sign-up.
It appears I’ve been on a data/information/infographic kick as of late. I must admit to being intrigued by the unique intersection of creativity, data and location. It certainly speaks to my interests and Information Geographies is exactly that. It is
Do you subscribe to NASA’s Earth Observatory Image of the Day? If you are a student of geography, you should; if you are a teacher, you must! Each week you will be sent a synopsis of the images from that
Each year during the last week of January, we bring our Grade 10s up to Bark Lake Leadership Centre for the second half of our annual 12-day residential field credit course in Terrestrial and Aquatic Ecosystems. It is a busy 6
Years ago, when I taught in Chelmsford, England at Moulsham High School and Humanities College, I had the unique opportunity of leading a group of students to assist with developing the website Discovering Antarctica. It’s enheartening to see the site still
It’s only been recently that the concept of “megathrust earthquake” has developed – and now we find they are “in our backyard” so to speak. I think the term “megathrust” speaks for itself, rather like “supervolcano”. In this age of superlative-overuse,
What a great back-story to a significant discovery and person. Mohorovicic is always on my list of people to tell my students about – and not just to test their spelling and pronunciations!
My students will tell you – I love data. With my Grade 8s (who are doing the Ontario Gr 9 Canadian Geography course), we recently completed one of my favourite GeoLabs: data mining to calculate a Quality of Life Index
On GeoKnow.net, you will find a whole page of links to help you understand Climate Change. One of the sources listed there is from the Guardian newspaper in the United Kingdom. It has an excellent section called The Ultimate Climate Change FAQs
Want climate data? How about data going back to the 1700s and data for 40,000 locations around the world? If you need an example of “big data” this is it – and it’s free and openly accessible for students and educators (and