Google Earth Tours

EOL's Google Earth Tours give you a geographical view of the world's biodiversity. Using Google Earth's satellite imagery, these narrated video tours explore a range of topics such as migration and global research initiatives.

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Monarch Butterfly Migration

A story about the migration of the monarch butterflies (Danaus plexippus), and all the people that help them out along the way.

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EOL Google Earth Tours were produced by Eduardo Garcia-Milagros, Ari Daniel Shapiro and Atlantic Public Media in cooperation with the Encyclopedia of Life Learning + Education group located at the Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology. Narrated by Ari Daniel Shapiro. CC BY-NC

Arctic Tern Migration

The arctic tern (Sterna paradisaea) makes an incredible migration of 50,000 miles each year traveling from pole to pole. Join them on their journey.

Discussion Questions (Grades 6-12)

EOL Google Earth Tours were produced by Eduardo Garcia-Milagros, Ari Daniel Shapiro and Atlantic Public Media in cooperation with the Encyclopedia of Life Learning + Education group located at the Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology. Narrated by Ari Daniel Shapiro. CC BY-NC

Invasive Species

Sea grapes may sound tasty but in reality Caulerpa racemosa is a killer algae taking over the oceans and squeezing out native species of marine life.

EOL Google Earth Tours were produced by Eduardo Garcia-Milagros, Ari Daniel Shapiro and Atlantic Public Media in cooperation with the Encyclopedia of Life Learning + Education group located at the Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology. Narrated by Ari Daniel Shapiro. CC BY-NC

Atlantic Bluefin Tuna

Learn about the process of tagging tuna and how those tags are revealing surprises to scientists.

EOL Google Earth Tours were produced by Eduardo Garcia-Milagros, Ari Daniel Shapiro and Atlantic Public Media in cooperation with the Encyclopedia of Life Learning + Education group located at the Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology. Narrated by Ari Daniel Shapiro. CC BY-NC