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 such as Firefox. 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.

Download Test » Download Key » User Manual

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.