I’m Feeling Lucky – A Google Earth Lesson

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On its own the “Im Feeling Lucky” button provides a great way for students to discover new places. That said, trainees discover more through the “Im Feeling Lucky” button if you provide a little more instructions than simply “click the button and take a look around.” Thats why I developed a little concern sheet to trigger students to do a little research study about the locations they find in Google Earth through “Im Feeling Lucky.” My concern sheet can be discovered here as a Google Doc..
This brief video shows how students can check out Google Earth in more detail after clicking “Im Feeling Lucky.”.

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Google Earth has a great deal of neat functions that can assist trainees learn about the world. One of those cool functions is the “Im Feeling Lucky” button that is discovered on the left hand toolbar in Google Earth. Clicking that button will take trainees to a randomly-selected place worldwide..

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