Become a Google mapping expert

Kickstart your map-making with Google Earth and Google Maps with these step-by-step tutorials.
Create a map or story in Google Earth Web
30 minutes to complete
How to create a story or map on the web using locations, photos, videos, 3D imagery and Street View.
Annotating Google Earth Desktop
30 minutes to complete
How to add placemarks, paths, polygons, photos and YouTube videos to Google Earth Desktop.
Creating Image Overlays in Google Earth Desktop
30 minutes to complete
How to overlay scanned maps in Google Earth Desktop.
Adding legends, logos and banners to Google Earth Desktop with Screen Overlays
20 minutes to complete
How to add legends and other images to your Google Earth Desktop screen.
Using Views and Perspectives in Google Earth Desktop
10 minutes to complete
How to save unique camera angles to placemarks.
Creating a Narrated Tour in Google Earth Desktop
30 minutes to complete
How to guide your viewers through your project.
Importing Global Positioning Systems (GPS) data in Google Earth Desktop
20 minutes to complete
How to import GPS data into Google Earth Desktop.
Importing Geographic Information Systems (GIS) data in Google Earth Desktop
20 minutes to complete
How to import vector and raster GIS data into Google Earth Desktop.
Storytelling with maps using Tour Builder
60 minutes to complete
How to to easily tell your story in its geographic context on the web with locations, photos, and videos.
Mapping from a Google Spreadsheet
60 minutes to complete
How to create your own layer of placemarks for Google Earth and Maps using Google Spreadsheets to generate the KML.
Avoiding Overload with Regions
60 minutes to complete
Got lots of content? Keep it manageable for users.
Packaging Content in a KMZ File
10 minutes to complete
Including your multimedia content so everything just works.
Using Network Links Effectively
10 minutes to complete
Learn the benefits of a more dynamic approach.
Introduction to Google Earth Engine
30 minutes to complete
How to use Google Earth Engine's basic functionality, including exploring the Data Catalog and viewing datasets in the Workspace.
Visualize your data on a custom map using Google My Maps
15 minutes to complete
How to quickly map data from a spreadsheet, style points and shapes, and give your map a beautiful base map. Then share your map with friends or embed on your website.
ODK Collect and ODK Aggregate to Store and Manage Your Data
120 minutes to complete
How to create forms for data collection, set up a cloud-based server to host your data and visualize your data in Google Earth.
ODK Collect and Google Drive Integration to Store and Manage Your Data
30 minutes to complete
How to store and manage data you collect with ODK Collect in Google Drive.