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Seeing the World

Seeing the World is a Technology Lesson for second graders. They'll use the below left and right side links to view Google Maps USAGoogle Maps Worldgeographic locations both in the USA and the World. Beginning typing skills will be used along with the ability to select, copy and paste text. There is also a focus on manipulating more than one open web page at a time and the use of tabs in the web browser.
Directions: Click on the GoogleUSA or GoogleWorld images to open a new page. Select and copy (command-C) the text in red. Open the below Google Maps link and paste the text in the “Search Maps” area. Using bing maps or Yahoo! Maps is also an option for this lesson.

Google MapsGoogle Maps - Google Maps is a web mapping service application and technology provided by Google, free (for non-commercial use), that powers many map-based services, including the Google Maps website, Google Ride Finder, Google Transit and maps embedded on third-party websites via the Google Maps API. It offers street maps, a route planner for traveling by foot, car, or public transport and an urban business locator for numerous countries around the world. Google Maps satellite images are not in real time; they are several months or years old. (source: Wikipedia)

Bing Mapsbing maps - Bing maps is a web mapping service provided as a part of Microsoft's Bing suite of search engines and powered by the Bing Maps for Enterprise framework.

Yahoo! MapsYahoo! Maps - Yahoo! Maps is a free online mapping portal provided by Yahoo!