Friday, November 26, 2010

One Click Navigation in Street View

Google Street View has recently become easier to navigate. Until recently, moving from place to place in Street View required double-clicking. Now a single click moves you from place to place in Street View. Just click on the square (what Google calls a pancake) of the next place you want to see and you're taken there.

Applications for Education
This enhancement to Street View might not seem like much to a lot of users, but for those who have tried to use Street View with younger students who have trouble with double-clicking, this is a nice enhancement.

Here are some related items that may be of interest to you:
Google Earth Across the Curriculum
Trip Line - Create Travel Maps
Historic Maps in K-12 Classrooms