Simple Tips For Using Google My Maps – By Kyle Pratt

My Maps- Filing By Name

Filing by name makes My Maps more organized and less scattered. When doing a group project on My Maps creating multiple points can get confusing and unorganized. Naming each one of your points the same makes it more organized.

Step 1: Open My Maps and create new maps

Step 2: Make at least two points

Step 3: Name each point the same thing

Step 4: Click on individual styles

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Step 5: click on the individual styles

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Step 6: Under “Style by data column” Select “name”

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Changing base maps

Base maps can be used to show earth in different ways. On the left side of the page there is a box showing your layers. At the very bottom click on base map to view earth in different ways.

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Take this and use this to make using My Maps easier and more efficient.

Bio – Kyle Pratt

 

IMG_0909Kyle (@PrattMaster1) is a Junior at Ash Grove High School and a student in the Assist Help Desk. He is on the Ash Grove track team and a member of FBLA. After High School he plans on going to college to become a physical therapist.