My school held its third annual celebration of science today known as Science Expo, and I hosted a Google Earth scavenger hunt. I made a simple activity designed to introduce families to the featured content in Google Earth, and kids received a piece of candy for each answer they found. Strangely, we had some bandwith issues with Google Earth. It seems like the internet connection was lost and the screen went black a few times. Google Earth also quit several times on various machines. Families were able to get through the hunt for the most part, but it took longer than my original fifteen minute estimate. This activity worked best with my fifth grade students who did not need a lot of guidance with this.
Check out my activity here: