Classroom Geography

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…

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Cassiopeia: Visualising a Nychthemeron

The Cassiopeia Project is an effort to make high definition science videos available to anyone who wants them. As they say, if you can visualise it then understanding is not far behind. Above is the Cassiopeia Projects movie talking through the concept of a nychthemeron or a day on earth….

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Geodemographic Data in Second Life

Day 2 on Second Nature Island in Second Life and looking into ways to import map data into the virtual environment. Pictured above is the Output Area Classification for London (see the OAC user group for more info on the data). Second Life works remarkably well for importing representations of…

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Remote Assesment – Digital (Cardboard) Geography

The Year 7 class at Court Fields School, Taunton, and St Ursula’s School in Greenwich have used their respective blogs and an innovative use of Windows Movie Maker to remotely asses their city models, built as a homework assignment. Noel, the Geography Teacher at Court Field’s school notes that ‘The…

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