Patagonia Tools 2011 - Google Workshops

Deep Dive into YouTube & Picasa

Description of workshop: In this workshop, you will learn about the value of using videos and images in your campaign, and how to use YouTube and Picasa as tools for doing this. You'll learn tips about how to make a great video, and make it go viral. You'll learn how to do simple video editing with the YouTube Video Editor, and how to manage your photos online with Picasa Web Albums.

Deep Dive into Google Earth

Description of workshop: In this workshop, you will learn the fundamentals of Google Earth, including how to create data and content in Google Earth (points, lines, polygons, images, video, etc.).
Note: all images were found on Google image search, except for photo of creek. Please use them for this training only!

Deep Dive into Google Fusion Tables

Description of workshop: In this workshop, you will learn how to create, manage, and visualize your datasets with Google Fusion Tables, an online lightweight database in the cloud. You will map your data, and visualize it through charts, timelines, etc. You will import geographic data like lines and polygons. Then, you'll learn to embed your maps on your website!
Prep work - Download these files:
Exercise:
  1. Go to docs.google.com OR www.google.com/fusiontables
  2. Import .csv file.
  3. Visualize!
    • Go to Visualize menu > Map
    • Go to Visualize menu > Timeline (for Donors.csv)
    • Go to Visualize menu > Pie (for Donors.csv)
  4. When visualizing as a map, you can style your map.
  5. When visualizing as a map, you can style your info windows (also called balloons).
Useful Tools & Links:

Deeper Dive into Google Earth Tour Building for Storytelling

Description of workshop: In this workshop, you will get more opportunity to work on your storytelling in Google Earth, but diving deeper into KML tour building. You will learn the fundamentals of how to create a narrated tour in Google Earth, and then build your tour so that you are well on your way to telling your story through Google Earth on your website.

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