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First, look at the rubric, posted by Dr. Christie (the owner of the site): GoogleTrek_Rubric.pdf

Then, as you explore, think about the common elements present in each trek.

Google Treks
Social Studies
Language Arts
Other Areas
(Site also includes Google Treks by grade level)

Geo Education - Classroom Ideas:

How do the treks you looked at measure up to the rubric?

Common Elements

  • embedded visuals - pictures, visuals, further information, songs
  • links to further info, references
  • directions - questions, problems, activities
  • assignment sheets
  • objectives
  • lesson plan
  • teacher tips
  • vocabulary - links to dictionary or quizlet
  • discussion questions
  • links to assessments - immediate feedback, print
  • scavenger hunt - webquest