Google Earth Timelapse

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From the website: In 2013, we released Google Earth Timelapse, our most comprehensive picture of the Earth’s changing surface. This interactive experience enabled people to explore these changes like never before—to watch the sprouting of Dubai’s artificial Palm Islands, the retreat of Alaska’s Columbia Glacier, and the impressive urban expansion of Las Vegas, Nevada. Today, we’re making our largest update to Timelapse yet, with four additional years of imagery, petabytes of new data, and a sharper view of the Earth from 1984 to 2016. We’ve even teamed up again with our friends at TIME to give you an updated take on compelling locations. 

 

 

 

Screencasting Tools

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Richard Byrne at FreeTech4Teachers has recently updated his Favourite Tools for Screencasting.  Since my favourite – Screencast-o-matic – is on the list, and I’ve been making some new screencasts lately, this seems an opportune time to share this.  I still only use the free version of Screencast-o-matic and it does everything I need it to do.  But even if you felt the need to upgrade, it’s only $15 a year.  A bargain as things go for this kind of subscription.  I have never tried either of his other recommendations.  If you try them and like them please do report back and I can include it in a future posting.