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Google Earth Lessons Blog » Fantastic Math Resource!

Google Earth Lessons Blog

An Educational Resource for Teachers

Fantastic Math Resource!

Filed under: General — GELessons Blog Admin at 4:00 pm on Thursday, April 10, 2008

I can’t believe I missed this one, but thanks to Stefan Geens over at Ogle Earth for reporting about a fantastic new Google Earth in Education site, RealWorldMath.org by Thomas J. Petra!

This beautifully designed site offers some inspiring, and inspirational lessons focused on four major areas of mathematics:

  • Concept
  • Project Based Learning
  • Measurement Lessons
  • Exploratory

Within each of the broad categories there are several lessons with Standards, Grade level and content area covered as well as very well designed KML/KMZ support files (placemarks, overlays, geometry, etc.).

I could easily wax on and on about how Mr. Petra’s site sets a new standard for Google Earth related educational innovation, but will let the site and the remarkable content speak for itself!

So, if you teach math K-12 and want your students more actively involved, need ideas or ready built lessons, RealWorldMath.org MUST be your first stop!!

 More soon as Mr. Petra’s site has me all fired up with some new ideas!

David

P.S. Thanks to Ed-Tech whiz Karen Seddon for letting me know that my humble little website was honored as the “Site of the Week” April 2nd by eSchoolNews.com! (I did the little shoo-wah dance when I found out:-)) Thanks Karen and eSchool News!

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