eTech Ohio
State Technology Conference

2010 Presentation

February 2, 2010 1:15PM

  • Exploring Ohio Using Interactive Geographic Applications
    Learn to use online resources that view the world and your local community using aerial photos, maps and historic/scientific/geologic overlays. The most interactive, Google Earth, allows users to share descriptive placemarks, create trips, measure, add overlays and place 3D objects. Emphasis will be placed on how to create and use image overlays to teach historical and scientific objectives.
    Presenter Contact Information

    Stephen Titchenal

    Roy Larick, PhD
    (Unable to attend)

Web Based Handouts available at

High Resolution Online Map Sources for Ohio (use to create your own overlays)
Check individual maps for any copyright/use restrictions. These sources generally allow non-commercial re-use with credit.
MrSID GeoViewer

Cleveland Public Library
Map Collection Greater Cleveland

Maps, Topos

Google Earth
Ohio Historical Society - State Library of Ohio
Ohio Memory County Atlases (PDF)
David Rumsey Map Collection
Luna Browser - download at bottom left
David Rumsey Map Collection
Google Earth & Google Maps

Topos: 7.5' 15'

TIP: Adobe Acrobat Professional opens a number of file formats and will print large maps over mutliple pages (tiles) that can be pieced together like a jigsaw puzzle.

The WWW-Virtual Library has a useful list of online hi-resolution maps: United States | North America




2008 Presentation

Teaching With Google Earth and Other Geographic Resources
Date/Time: Tuesday, February 05, 2008 > 02:45 PM - 03:30 PM
Presenters: Stephen Titchenal, Samantha Glickman- Cleveland Hts-Univ Hts City SD

Learn to use free online resources that view the world using aerial photos, maps and overlays. The most interactive of these free resources, Google Earth, allows users to share descriptive placemarks, create trips, measure distances, add overlays and place 3-D objects. A community of users has created many useful additions to teach objectives in science, social studies, math and other subjects.

Ohio Academic Standards that deal with map skills (pdf)

Power Point Presentation (HTML) (PPT file 6MB)

2007 Presentation

Teaching with Google Earth and Other Geographic Resources
Stephen Titchenal - Stephanie Myers
ETech Ohio Conference Wednesday, February 14, 2007 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Power Point Presentation (HTML) updated February 8, 2007 (PPT file - 6MB)

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