Is your school or district facing restrictions or limitations on field trips? Just throw those permission slips away and travel around the world with ease in your classroom. Google Earth will take your students around the world and back again. You can create trips with recording voice to guide the trip. Don't have time to create one of your own? Have no fear, some are already created for you. Visit birthplaces of presidents and see pictures of where they live and how they look. Download it to your desktop and and if you are having trouble...let youtube.com guide you!
Also, google earth can also help with geography and math. How could it be used in math? Well of course, time elapse while traveling around the world, city, or state and geographical calculations.