Google Earth

Carry out fieldwork in your local area using Google Earth

The School Grounds Project is a series of lessons using Google Earth to conduct fieldwork over the immediate area available to pupils. It brings together skills for space and mapping, using tech tools, project management and community/pupil agency to improve their own environment.

The video will give you an idea of the project overall in six and a half minutes – then download the manual below!

School Grounds Projects using Google Tools

All the information needed to carry out digital fieldwork in the school grounds. The manual is based around a 6-session project investigating aspect of the school grounds, and covers the following topics: digital photography, blogging, Google Earth, Google Maps, digital video and project management.

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