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Moodle 2.5 Multimedia Cookbook by Silvina P. Hillar

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Labeling the moon

In this recipe, we travel to the moon. Therefore, we work with Google Earth. We can see the moon in 3D. We can download it from http://www.google.com/earth/index.html. Click on Download Google Earth and follow the installation wizard. We label the parts of the moon that we want our students to explore.

We can also embed related videos from http://www.youtube.com, which are available in Google Earth. It would add an extra multimedia element to our activity in order to enhance it a little bit. Besides, this recipe is even spicier.

Getting ready

Google Earth allows us to watch not only the Earth but also other planets. So, after installing it, there appears an icon on our desktop, we run it and click on the planet, and choose Moon ...

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