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
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.
· 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