Welcome to Google's Geo Education site, where you will find helpful information on using Google Earth, Maps, Sky, and SketchUp in your K-12 classroom. For years, this suite of products has been identified as a powerful learning toolkit that can help your students conceptualize, visualize, share, and communicate information about the world around them. The Google for Educators team hopes these tools will empower you to bring the world's geographic information to your students in a compelling, fresh, and fun way.
Google EarthGoogle Earth continues to mesmerize young people with its ability to put the world's geographic information at their fingertips. Teachers across the globe have created engaging classroom activities that go beyond geography to teach literature, history, math, environmental science, and more!
Google MapsGoogle Maps, used daily by millions around the world, can be used in the classroom to explore subjects ranging from physics to environmental science. With just an internet connection and your imagination, your class can collaborate to build a MyMap of favorite museums or roam the sidewalks of distant cities with StreetView.
Google SkyWhether you teach astronomy or simply want to bring the wonder of the night sky to your students, Google Sky provides an unprecedented look at millions of stars and galaxies. Complement your field trip to the planetarium by showing the solar system in your classroom.
Google SketchUpWith Google SketchUp, anyone can create, modify and share 3D models. Whether your students choose to recreate distant landmarks or model the world around them, they will look at design in a whole new way. Learn more
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