Reasons For The Seasons

A learning resource for students of all ages.

Start App Download KML


The app and download are virtually identical. Use whichever version your instructor suggests. To run the app, you need a Google Earth-enabled web browser. Download the plug-in here if instructed. To open the KML file, you need the Google Earth desktop app installed on your computer. Get it here. Both require a laptop or desktop computer. Google Earth for mobile devices is not supported.

Resources for Instructors

To test students’ learning outcomes, instructors can download a pre-/post-test and key.

For the password to the key, please contact using your academic email address.

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Part of Project

The GEODE project is funded by nsf logo NSF DUE 1323419. De Paor and Whitmeyer also acknowledge support by Google Inc. Street View and Google Maps are ©2015 Google Inc.