Mission 4: Plan a route

In this mission you are going to learn how to add content from another website to your page. You are going to learn how to embed a map in a web page using another API (Application Program Interface), called a web API. You will learn how to use an API key to add the map to your page. And you will also see how you can use the <iframe> tag to make you map display in your web page. You will finally learn how to plan your own route on the map in your page.

Please note that you need a Google account to complete this mission. You have to be over 13 years old to have a Google account. If you are under 13 years old, you will need an adult to help you. Make sure you have both read Google’s terms and conditions. Go to www.support.google.com to find out more.

Do it yourself task:Plan a route

Plan a route on a Google Map through Moscow for Dr Day using the Google Maps API.

Useful resources for this mission

Mr Volkov’s invitation

See Mr Volkov’s invitation to the Special Exhibition.


Light Fingers

Get an image of one of the Bond Brothers.