| Learning Geography and Map Skills
Description:Learning map skills can be a fun way to learn about the world. There are many hands-on learning experiences that lead to true understanding of the world, its countries, political divisions and the ways that countries are divided up into states and provinces.
As a teacher or homeschooling parent you will find many resources here for teaching map skills from blank maps and lists to papier mache and playdough. Roll up your sleeves and learn about the world.
|"Do It Yourself" Color_Coded State Maps
Description:Create colored coded maps of a state by dividing counties into three color coded categories of your choice. All 5o states except Alaska now available.
|50 States and Capitals
Description:If you?re looking for the facts and figures about a particular state, commonwealth or territory of the United States, you?ll find them on this page. Most items are linked to further information or pictures. For example each state bird is linked to a page with a picture of the bird and information about where it can be found and how it lives.
|A Tapestry of Time and Terrain
Description: Through computer processing and enhancement, we have brought together two existing images of the Nation's lower 48 states into a single digital tapestry. Woven into the fabric of this new map are data from previous U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) maps that depict the topography and geology of the United States.
|Arctic Studies Center
Description:The Arctic Studies Center invites you to explore the history of northern peoples, cultures, and environments and the issues that matter to northern residents today.
|Area Accurate Map The Peter's Projection
Description:The earth is round. The challenge of any world map is to represent a round earth on a flat surface. There are literally thousands of map projections. Each has certain strengths and corresponding weaknesses. Choosing among them is an exercise in values clarification: you have to decide what's important to you. That is generally determined by the way you intend to use the map. The Peters Projection is an area acurate map.
|E_Conflict? World Encyclopedia
Description:A quick world almanac with information about each country's anthem, flag, geography, history, weather, government and economy.
|Geocaching With Kids
Description:Geocaching is a great activity for all ages. Whether parents want to explore nature with their children or teachers want to activate the learning environment with hands-on experiences, there's a geocache adventure that's right for you.
Description:Explore the history and culture of countries and locations throughout the world. Each feature includes articles that relate the history of the locale as well as information for today and for those traveling there. Feature sites, at the time of this review, included Sinai, Malaysia, Islands of the Bahamas, A Journey to Moscow, Pirates of the Bahamas, Nelson in Nevis, and Magnificent Mulu. The Sinai feature includes information about Sinai and the Bible which has great images of Mt. Sinai and St. Catherine monastery.
|Geography at About.com
Description:Matt Rosenberg has packed his site with all kinds of articles and resources about geography.
|Geography Dictionary & Glossary for Students
Description:The definitions cover a range of subject areas in:
Over 1400 terms defined. This dictionary is primarily aimed at supporting secondary/senior/high school and early tertiary students who are studying Geography or related subjects such as Earth Sciences.
Description:Educational geography quizzes
|Human Geography and Education
Description:This is a rather eclectic weblink index of sites that deal with particular people groups, countries and other topics dealing with human geography.
Description:The website for United Nation?s facts and figures about its member countries. First select from one to seven countries ,and then select up to four data fields in the categories of geography, economy, population and social indicators. Data fields include CO2 emissions, spending on education, endangered species and many others. The ability to compare different countries makes this an ideal source of information to explore the correct and incorrect uses of statistics.
|Kodak: Taken on the Road - American Mile Markers
Description:Join Matt Frondorf as he drives from the Statue of Liberty to the Golden Gate Bridge, his camera clicking at every mile. Retrace his trip through the Picture Viewer, and don?t forget to write home along the way?every picture can be sent as a postcard. Or view the movies to experience the whole journey.
Description:Our mission is to help children gain a greater understanding of the world through maps, geographic information and games.
Description:Where Stats Come Alive!
NationMaster.com is a massive central data source and a handy way to graphically compare nations. Using the site form, you can generate maps and graphs with ease on all kinds of statistics. What's more, you can select exactly which countries you want to include. The site currently has 921 stats, and this number is increasing all the time. You can also view profiles of individual countries including their maps and flags, as well as a full encyclopedia.
Description:Trading postcards is a great way to learn about other places around the world. If you are a homeschooler looking for a great Geography project the whole family can become a part of. If you are an elementary grade Teacher
looking for a class project, join in.
Description:Educational world atlas with visualized information about geography, history, demographics, and economy of world countries.