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You can create a custom map with your own place markers, lines, images, and video!
EXAMPLES: * If you could take a trip around the world, which 5-6 places would you choose to visit? * You could create a custom map of 5-6 places you’ve visited – within the U.S., around the world. * You could create a custom map of 5-6 places you like in Wisconsin. * You could create a custom map of 5-6 favorite restaurants in the Madison area. * Other ideas? Talk to me! MAP TOOLS: THESE TOOLS DO NOT APPEAR UNTIL YOU CREATE OR EDIT A MAP When you click on the map, the hand will appear and you can drag the map around. Placemark tool. Use this to add placemarks. Line tool. Click this button to draw a route from one place to another. GETTING READY: 1. 2. Open Gmail Firefox Maps Click “My Places”
Click "Create New Map”
Enter the title and sentences that describe your theme (what your locations have in common). Click: “UNLISTED”
ADDING MARKERS: 1. In the GOOGLE search box at the top, type in the SPECIFIC name of the first stop on your map. If you don’t know the specific facts, use Google search!
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Zoom in to that spot. Click on the placemark icon and drag it to the location. Enter a title and description*** and choose a different placemark icon, if desired. Just click the icon and other options will become available. Remember: you can add the URL of an image! Click OK. Repeat Steps 1-5 to add additional markers to the map. Use the other map tools to add lines for your route. You could draw a line from the first location, to the next, … back to the first. Click "Save" at the left side of the screen OR make sure it says “Saved”.
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***NOTE: Switch to the "Rich text" editor to format the text of your title and description!
GETTING YOUR MAP ON YOUR BLOG
What looks familiar???