Skip to main content

Google Tools: Google Earth

There's more to Google than search

Google Earth Resources

Ideas for using Google Earth in the Classroom

Create Narrated Tours in Google Earth

Google Earth 3D Trees

With version 6, you can explore 3D trees in several locations around the world. In this video, you will learn how to view 3D trees and see examples of places to explore.

Google Earth - Navigation

With Google Earth, you can zoom in and explore any location on Earth. In this video you will learn how to navigate this 3-dimensional, virtual globe with tools such as the zoom slider, sun icon, look joystick, and more.

Street View in Swiss Alps

Use Google Earth in the Classroom

Moon in Google Earth

Mars in Google Earth

Historical Imagery

Travel back in time with Historical Imagery in Google Earth. We've made it easier for you to know when historical imagery is available in the location you're viewing. In this video, you will learn how to use the time slider and turn on Historical Imagery.

Searching for Places in Google Earth

Google Earth is an interactive, virtual globe that enables you to find and explore just about any location on our planet and beyond. In this video you will learn how to find businesses and locations in the Search Panel and save locations in My Places Panel.

Google Earth across the curriculum

Google Earth Across the Curriculum

Annotate Google Earth

Street View

Google Lit Trips

Google Earth - Drawing and Measuring

With Google Earth, you can trace and measure just about any place on the planet. In this beginner tutorial, you will learn how to use tools such as Ruler, Polygon, Path, Measurements, Elevation Profile and more.

Google Earth Placemarks and Tours

With Google Earth’s virtual globe, you can label any location and create tours from your placemarks. Watch this tutorial video to learn how to create a custom placemark, save in Places Panel, organize placemarks, play an animated tour of placemarks and find tours in the Earth Gallery.