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Wiki Field Trip

Take Google Earth with add wikipedia and what you get is WikiFieldTrip. Go to Wiki Field Trip, type in a city or latitude/longitude and you are taken to that city in Google Earth. What you see are bubbles that link to articles in Wikipedia about that place. On these bubbles, you can find even more links, pictures, and relevant resources.

Created in 2009

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Curriculum Information For Resource

Snapshot
Grade Level(s):All
Curriculum Areas:Geography
History/Social Science
Themes/Keywords: Field Trips
Geography
Google Earth
Maps
Wiki


Essential Question(s)
1. What information is available about a specific place?

Discussion Question(s)
1. What places can I visit at a specific city?
2. What is the history and background information on a site?

Extension and Activities
1. Drag the map around and wikipedia articles will appear on the map as red points.
2. Click them to read the article.
3. Search using the search box.
4. Click the Star to save the site for your field trip.


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pictureAntonio Paiz
3rd Grade DL Teacher
East Point Elementary - El Paso, TX






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