Tour Builder is an interactive storytelling tool that connects people to places using Google Maps and multimedia content. It’s easy to integrate text, photos, and videos onto Google Maps to create an immersive storytelling or journey experience.
Ideas for lesson design:
Use Tourbuilder to create student tasks or activities to be completed for assessment or just to share with family and friends: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1JTHnU595i13OPiJLEiv2ydG9sFxLi_MGAcQ6W-mBk_U/edit?ts=569fee5b
Some possibilities with Tourbuilder:
Create virtual field trips
Tour a country/city you are studying
Build a tour around a great historical figure.
Tour locations from a novel or story
Create a map of locations of live animal webcams
Show locations from an historic novel
Create an architectural tour
Research holidays and create a tour featuring the countries in which they originated
Create a tour featuring locations of endangered animals
Use to show locations of historical events.
Create a tour of “Top Spots” in your city.
Use to tour hometowns of music stars
Create a tour showcasing students’ summer vacations.
Create a tour around current events.
Tour locations of activities you are involved in.
Create a tour based on weather.
Tour migration paths of animals.
GOOGLE TOUR BUILDER GUIDE (WORD)
GOOGLE TOUR BUILDER GUIDE (PDF)