The Mathematical worth of Google Earth

August 26, 2009 § 1 Comment

There are loads of great Mathematics outcomes that can be taught with the help of Google Earth.

Whether students are learning about scientific notation or estimating distances there are some great lesson ideas to develop student understanding.

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The following topics are available:

  • Exchange rates;
  • Scientific notation;
  • Volumes of solids;
  • Estimations, graphs;
  • Estimating distances;
  • Fractals;
  • Areas of composite shapes; and,
  • Spherical geometry.

These resources are relevant for Year 7 through to Year 12 students so check out this link.

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