Google Earth Engaging Geography

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Google EarthEngaging GeographyGoogle Earth download: http://www.google.com/earth/download/ge/agree.html

Directions: Using Google Earth, students look up information about the continents, countries, cities and coordinates of famous natural and manmade sites around the world, including the seven wonders of the world. There are 20 different assignments based on 20 regions of the world. Enjoy!

Caribbean Google Earth: Engaging GeographyCentralAmericaSouth AmericaNorthern AfricaSouth PacificSouth-east AsiaJapanChinaIndiaMiddleEastRussiaEasternEuropeWesternEuropeCanadaWesternU.SEasternU.S.ScandinaviaAustraliaSouthern AfricaAntarctica .Each assignment focuses on 1 of 20 regions of the world, as seen below

Google Earth: Engaging GeographyRegion: Western United States (and Alaska)WesternU.SRegion: Western United States (and Alaska)#SiteContinentCountryCity(or closest major city)Coordinates(longitude/latitude)1)Hollywood sign2) Golden Gate Bridge* (one of 7 wonders of the world)3) Mount McKinley4) The Space Needle5) Mount Rushmore6) Hoover Dam7) The Alamo8) Mount Whitney9) Mount Elbert10) Old FaithfulGoogle Earth: Engaging Geography

Google Earth: Engaging GeographyRegion: CanadaCanadaRegion: Canada#SiteContinentCountryCity(or closest major city)Coordinates(longitude/latitude)1)Niagara Falls2) Notre-Dame de Montreal Basilica3) Ice Hotel4) CN Tower* (one of 7 wonders of the world)5) Hockey Hall of Fame6) Vancouver Lookout7) Cabot Trail

8) Montreal Olympic Stadium9) Ottawa Parliament Building10) The Butchart GardensGoogle Earth: Engaging Geography

Google Earth: Engaging GeographyRegion: Eastern United StatesEasternU.S.Region: Eastern United States#SiteContinentCountryCity(or closest major city)Coordinates(longitude/latitude)1)Empire State Building* (one of 7 wonders of the world)2) Epcot Center3) The White House4) Boston Harbor5) Willis (Sears) Tower6) Gettysburg Memorial7) Declaration House

8) Mount Vernon Estate9) Statue of Liberty10) Jackson SquareGoogle Earth: Engaging Geography

Google Earth: Engaging GeographyRegion: Central AmericaCentralAmericaRegion: Central America#SiteContinentCountryCity(or closest major city)Coordinates(longitude/latitude)1)Panama Canal* (one of 7 wonders of the world)2) Teotihuacan (Aztec)

3) Chichen Itza (Maya)4) The Zocalo Capital5) Isla Cozumel6) La Paz Waterfall Garden7) Tikal

8) Bay Islands9) Monteverde & Santa Elena10) Lago de AtitlanGoogle Earth: Engaging Geography

Google Earth: Engaging GeographyRegion: CaribbeanCaribbean Region: Caribbean#SiteContinentCountryCity(or closest major city)Coordinates(longitude/latitude)1)Trunk Bay2) Virgin Gorda Baths3) Guantanamo Bay4) Rendezvous Bay5) Governors Beach6) Pedernales Wreck7) Orient Bay

8) Rose Island9) Old San Juan Forts10) Stingray City

Google Earth: Engaging Geography

Google Earth: Engaging GeographyRegion: South AmericaSouth AmericaRegion: South America#SiteContinentCountryCity(or closest major city)Coordinates(longitude/latitude)1)Iguacu Falls2) Angel Falls3) Machu Picchu4) Kaieteur Falls5) Galapagos Islands6) Lake Titicaca7) Itaipu Dam* (one of 7 wonders of the world)8) Christ Redentor9) San Telmo10) Ojos De SaladoGoogle Earth: Engaging Geography

Google Earth: Engaging GeographyRegion: ScandinaviaScandinaviaRegion: Scandinavia#SiteContinentCountryCity(or closest major city)Coordinates(longitude/latitude)1)Kronborg Castle2) Ramnefjells Walls3) Turning Torso4) Jukkasjrv Ice Hotel5) Gullfoss Waterfall6) Geysir Hotsprings7) Reykjavik Blue Lagoons8) Fredensborg Palace9) Akershus Castle10) Mount GaldhpiggenGoogle Earth: Engaging Geography

Google Earth: Engaging GeographyRegion: Western EuropeWesternEuropeRegion: Western Europe#SiteContinentCountryCity(or closest major city)Coordinates(longitude/latitude)1)Eiffel Tower2) Big Ben3) Leaning Tower of Pisa4) Rock of Gibraltar5) Stonehenge6) Palace of Versailles7) Delta (Zuiderzee) Works * (one of 7 wonders of the world)8) Saint Peters Basilica9) Channel Tunnel* (one of 7 wonders of the world)10) Mount BlancGoogle Earth: Engaging Geography

Google Earth: Engaging GeographyRegion: Northern AfricaNorthern AfricaRegion: Northern Africa#SiteContinentCountryCity(or closest major city)Coordinates(longitude/latitude)1)Egyptian Pyramids2) Khan Ali-Kalili3) Benue River and Niger River confluence4) Sankore Madrasah5) Suez Canal6) The Sphnix7) Al-Azhar Mosque8) Cairo Citadel9) Lake Peigneur Salt Mine10) Nigerian Faith TabernacleGoogle Earth: Engaging Geography

Google Earth: Engaging GeographyRegion: Southern AfricaSouthern AfricaRegion: Southern Africa#SiteContinentCountryCity(or closest major city)Coordinates(longitude/latitude)1)Mount Kilimanjaro2) Mount Kenya3) Robben Island4) Basilique St. Anne5) Tugela Falls6) Lake Victoria7) Nyiragongo Volcano8) Victoria Falls9) Three Dikgosi Monument10) Ol Doinyo Lengai volcanoGoogle Earth: Engaging Geography

Google Earth: Engaging GeographyRegion: Eastern EuropeEasternEuropeRegion: Eastern Europe#SiteContinentCountryCity(or closest major city)Coordinates(longitude/latitude)1)Parthenon2) Cesky Krumlov Castle3) Warsaw Old Market Place4) The Acropolis5) Melk Abbey6) Slowinski Sand Dunes7) Bran Castle8) Library of Celsus9) Hagia Sophia10) Schnbrunn PalaceGoogle Earth: Engaging Geography

Google Earth: Engaging GeographyRegion: Middle EastMiddleEastRegion: Middle East#SiteContinentCountryCity(or closest major city)Coordinates(longitude/latitude)1)Burj Dubai2) Dome on the Rock3) The Kabba4) Al-Masjid al-Nabawi5) Hacarmel Market6) The Rose City (Petra)7) Manmade Palm Island8) mount of olives9) Baghdad Republican Palace10) Mount AraratGoogle Earth: Engaging Geography

Google Earth: Engaging GeographyRegion: RussiaRussiaRegion: Russia#SiteContinentCountryCity(or closest major city)Coordinates(longitude/latitude)1)Mount Elbrus2) Kazan Cathedral3) Lake Baikal4) Red Square5) Saint Basil's Cathedral 6) Ubsunur Hollow7) Sochi Olympic Complex8) Saint Isaacs Cathedral9) The Kremlin10) Krasnoyarsk PillarsGoogle Earth: Engaging Geography

Google Earth: Engaging GeographyRegion: ChinaChinaRegion: China#SiteContinentCountryCity(or closest major city)Coordinates(longitude/latitude)1)The Forbidden City2) Three Gorges Dam3) Temple of Heaven4) Terracotta Warriors5) Mount Everest6) Karakul Lake7) The Great Wall of China8) K29) Potala Palace10) Tibetan TowersGoogle Earth: Engaging Geography

Google Earth: Engaging GeographyRegion: IndiaIndiaRegion: India#SiteContinentCountryCity(or closest major city)Coordinates(longitude/latitude)1)Taj-ul-Masajid2) Taj Mahal3) Jantar Mantar4) Thiruvalluvar Statue5) Red Fort6) Ajantha and Ellora7) Ambavilas (Mysore) Palace8) Lake Pichola Palace9) Virupaksha Temple 10) Jaisalmer Golden City FortGoogle Earth: Engaging Geography

Google Earth: Engaging GeographyRegion: Southeast AsiaSouth-east AsiaRegion: Southeast Asia#SiteContinentCountryCity(or closest major city)Coordinates(longitude/latitude)1)Cu Chi Tunnels2) Sa Pa Terraces3) Ayutthaya Ruins4) Damnoen Saduak5) Angkor Temple6) Bokor Hill Station7) Banteay Srei8) Pha That Luang Stupa9) Koh Ker10) Thien Mu PagodaGoogle Earth: Engaging Geography

Google Earth: Engaging GeographyRegion: JapanJapanRegion: Japan#SiteContinentCountryCity(or closest major city)Coordinates(longitude/latitude)1)Mount Fuji2) Disneyland (Tokyo)3) Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park4) Mori Tower5) Shibuya Station6) Golden Pavilion Temple7) Mount Koya8) Jigokudani Monkey Park9) Himeji Castle10) Great Kamakura BuddhaGoogle Earth: Engaging Geography

Google Earth: Engaging GeographyRegion: South PacificSouth PacificRegion: South Pacific#SiteContinentCountryCity(or closest major city)Coordinates(longitude/latitude)1)Banaue Rice Terraces2) Blowholes of Tongatapu3) Borobudur Temple4) Mayon Volcano5) Falealupo Rainforest Preserve6) Gunung Bromo Volcano7) Chocolate Hills8) Kings-graves-Nukualofa9) Tia Seu Ancient Mound

10) Tubbataha ReefGoogle Earth: Engaging Geography

Google Earth: Engaging GeographyRegion: AustraliaAustraliaRegion: Australia#SiteContinentCountryCity(or closest major city)Coordinates(longitude/latitude)1)Sydney Opera House2) Great Barrier Reef3) Wai-O-Tapu Hot Springs4) Royal Botanical Gardens5) Jewel Cave6) Fraser Island7) Uluru Rock8) Franz Josef Glacier

9) Limestone Pillars (Pinnacle Desert)10) Kangaroo IslandGoogle Earth: Engaging Geography

Google Earth: Engaging GeographyRegion: AntarcticaAntarctica .Region: Antarctica#SiteContinentCountryCity(or closest major city)Coordinates(longitude/latitude)1)Mt Erebus2) Villa Las Estrellas

3) Lambert Glacier4) Discovery Bay5) Lake Vostok6) Vinson Massif

7) Esperanza Base

8) Prydz Bay9) Vostok Station10) South PoleGoogle Earth: Engaging Geography

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