Contributed by Mary Beth Faccioli
Topics: Information Searching, Software & Apps, Productivity
Learners will be introduced to the many different functions of Google Maps as a way to find locations and directions to destinations, and using different methods of transportation. Learners will:
- Practice searching and getting directions
- Explore locations using different map views
- Manipulate the map using the mouse
- Review various functions and information displayed in the knowledge pane.
Activities in This Course
Click on a lesson below to begin.
1 What is Google Maps?
Before the age of the Internet, we used paper maps to find our way around. Today maps are available online for free!
2 Search and Get Directions
Use the search function to find and get directions for different modes of transportation.
3 Street View
Familiarize yourself with Street View to explore using satellite images of locations.
4 Manipulate the Map with the Mouse
Practice using the mouse to manipulate the map to explore locations and destinations.
5 Review and Practice
Review your new skills and put them to practice!