Project 252

GeoGuessr

Contributed by Angela Rickard (@arickard)
EdTech Tool Name:GeoGuessr
Bref Description:GeoGuessr is a web-based geographic discovery game designed by Anton Wallén, a Swedish IT consultant, released on 9 May 2013. The game uses a semi-randomized Google Street View location and requires players to guess their location in the world using only the clues visible.
Type of EdTech Tool:
  • Web (access through web browser)
  • Android (phone/tablet) App
  • IOS (iPhone/iPod Touch) App
  • IOS (iPad/iPad Mini) App
Website/Weblinks:
EdTech Tool Usage Keywords:'geography', 'geospacial', 'game-based learning'
EdTech Tool Uses:Promotes thinking and observational skills and knowledge of about places using the available visual information. In cities: architecture, traffic, signage, language etc. In the country: the terrain, flora, fauna, signage, infrastructure etc.
Education Level(s):
  • Primary (Junior)
  • Post-Primary (Junior)
Academic Subjects:Geography, English, Languages
EdTech Tool Pricing Structure:Completely, 100% free
Comment:The site has a related site called GeoSettr which takes the game further allowing you to create your own GeoGuessr game
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