+ Web Sites for Teaching Maps and Globes

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From EduHound’s “Classroom Tools and Tips” this week: sites for teaching maps and globes.

  • MapMachine Student Edition:  More than just maps, MapMachine Student Edition also has photos, facts, and fun.  Here you can find the place you’re looking for — or get lost in the cultures, sights and sounds of the world.  http://java.nationalgeographic.com/studentatlas
  • WorldAtlas.com:   Provides facts, flags and maps including every continent, country, dependency, island, major city, ocean, province, state and territory on the planet!   http://www.worldatlas.com/aatlas/world.htm
  • Education Place — Outline Maps:   These world maps may be printed and copied for personal or classroom use.   http://www.eduplace.com/ss/maps
  • Map Lessons — The Route to Improved Geography Skills:   Features lessons to teach all students about landforms, the global economy, maps from space and more!   http://www.education-world.com/a_lesson/lesson287.shtml
  • National Atlas:   Federal source for national maps and geographic information that contains an online map maker, dynamic maps, printable maps, articles, free geographic data, and more.   http://www.nationalatlas.gov
  • USGS Education:   Discover selected online resources, including lessons, data, maps, and more, to support teaching, learning, education (K-12) and university-level inquiry and research.   http://education.usgs.gov/index.html
  • TIME for Kids — Using Maps & Globes:   Students will locate countries on a world map or globe.   http://etgredirect.1105web.com/redirect.aspx?id=900

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