Satellite pictures power this amazing search-the-Earth tool.
Grade Level: 6-8, 9-12
Google Earth is a satellite imagery-based mapping tool that creates a 3D model of the entire planet, allowing users to "grab, spin, and zoom down into any place on Earth. Different versions offer tools for measuring, drawing, saving, printing, and GPS device support.
Google Earth is a mapping tool that can be downloaded for free from this site. The main page offers a product tour as well as a forum and a gallery.
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