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The following will provide tutorials, definitions and resources for GIS/Maps/Satellite tools. You are not required to look at all of the material, but search it until you feel that you have a good understanding of what is required for you to fulfill the assignment.

Table of contents
  1. Mapping and satellite tools overview and uses
  2. Links to Learning
  3. Examples
  4. Assignment

Mapping and satellite tools overview and uses

  • Googlemapsmania ( http://googlemapsmania.blogspot.com/ ) This is a cool blog that does an overview of the many Google Maps being offered.
  • Article in Educause ( http://www.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/ELI7016.pdf ) 7 Things you should know about Mapping Mashups
  • Review ( http://blogs.zdnet.com/SAAS/index.php?p=178 )

  • Community Mapbuilder - Review ( http://communitymapbuilder.org/ )

  • MyMap.gif This is asymbol used as a link

Links to Learning

Examples

Creative uses of map mashups:

Assignment

  1. Find three locations of interest to you that fit the theme of your blog
  2. Use a map building service to create a map
  3. Post it to your blog
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