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


Step 5: click on the individual styles


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. (2).gif

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.