Code skill Getting a Google Maps API key

An API key is a long piece of code made up of letters and numbers. It’s a special password that your web browser uses to access the API on the other website’s server. In this mission we need the Google Maps API key so we can access the maps stored in the Google Maps API. To get a Google Maps API key you need to go to and click on Get A KEY.

Please note that you need a Google account to complete this Code Skill. You must be 13 or over to have a Google account. If you are under 13, please ask an adult for help.