Project 252

Flash Earth

Contributed by Enda (@donenda)
EdTech Tool Name:Flash Earth
Bref Description:Online interactive maps.
Type of EdTech Tool:
  • Web (access through web browser)
EdTech Tool Usage Keywords:Exploration, maps, location-based
EdTech Tool Uses:Flash Earth is an interactive map that uses satellite images and a range of map services, including NASA, Bing Maps and Mapquest. A particularly useful feature is that the NASA maps (Aqua and Terra) are updated daily. You can search by address/description or coordinates, zoom in/out, and create permanent links to check back regularly. The interface scrolls smoothly and the site is very easy to use.
Education Level(s):
  • Primary (Senior)
  • Post-Primary (Junior)
  • Post-Primary (Senior)
  • Third Level/Higher Education
Academic Subjects:Geography, Science
EdTech Tool Pricing Structure:Completely, 100% free