Google Earth API Premiere: New Classroom Geography

Roundarch has developed new geography software for NYSTROM Herff Jones Education Division, the makers of maps, atlas and globes for schools. Called StrataLogica, the web-based software utilizes the Google Earth API Premier platform from the cloud to create an interactive 3-D experience for classrooms.

The movie below provides an intriguing demo:

In our day we had to do with ‘books’ and the odd ‘atlas’ shared between groups of four, how times have changed in the teaching of geography…

Find out about more about the system via http://www.nystromnet.com

Author Bio

Andy is Professor of Digital Urban Systems at the Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis at University College London.

3 Comments

  1. Maurizio Gibin - July 23, 2009

    I miss the paper Atlas days..as well as the glowing globes

  2. Anonymous - August 17, 2009

    can’t believe i haven’t seen this on cnn…amazing.

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