Explore the World with Google Earth
Inspired by Carmen’s adventures, kids use Google Earth™ to explore some of the world’s greatest natural and human-made wonders.
Visit World Wonders!
Kids take a virtual trip to global destinations. They analyze the physical features and cultural significance of some of Carmen’s favorite sights.
Kids explore a few of Carmen’s favorite sights using Google Earth.
Have kids analyze the physical features and cultural significance of these natural and human-made wonders.
Estimated Time: 10–15 minutes
Materials Needed: Computer with projector
- Go to www.google.com/earth
- Enter these latitude and longitude coordinates into the search field and press enter: 48 51 29 N 2 17 40 E
- Ask students to describe and analyze what they see. What physical features do they notice? What cultural features stand out? Zoom in, zoom out, and explore a little! Where is this place? (Answer: Paris, France)
- Select more coordinates and repeat!