Google Maps

Google Maps



Google Maps is a web mapping platform and consumer application offered by Google. It offers satellite imagery, aerial photography, street maps, 360° interactive panoramic views of streets, real-time traffic conditions, and route planning for traveling by foot, car, bike, air and public transportation.

Types of use

·   Storage

·   Simulation

Indicative use in the classroom

Google Maps may be used in by the teachers in the context of mathematics (e.g., given the data (distance, time of arrival) of 2 routes to calculate the average speed of each), in introducing AI concepts, and in history to view historical monuments using google street view.

Open access

·   Free access: all features are free

·   Paid plans: focused only in integrating google maps in other applications and websites therefore irrelevant to the desired type of use


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