Exploring Maps of the World
Adapted and modified from: http://www.home-ed-magazine.com/wlcm_hemnewsltr.html - Dec 2003
Just for Fun Map Game * http://www.rethinkingschools.org/just_fun/games/mapgame.html
Drag and drop the names of Middle Eastern countries into their proper places on the map.
Interactive Maps.com – Learn & Play with Games * http://www.maps.com/
Crossword Puzzles, States & Capitals Quiz, Map Skills, and much more.
Online Map Creation * http://www.aquarius.geomar.de/omc/omc_intro.html
Construct a map:
choose coordinates for boundaries, kind of projection, and types of data.
Maps That Teach * http://www.yourchildlearns.com/owlmouse.htm
Learn countries of
different continents and their capitals with an educational map puzzle games.
National Atlas of the United States *
Digital online atlas offers map-like views of America's natural and sociocultural landscapes.
It contributes to our
knowledge of the environmental, natural resources, demographic, economic,
social, political, and historical dimensions of American life.
Earth and Moon
Viewer * http://www.fourmilab.ch/cgi-bin/uncgi/Earth?opt=-p&img=learth.evif
Viewing the Earth: You can view either a map of the Earth showing the day and night regions at this moment,
or view the Earth from the Sun, the Moon, the night side of the Earth, above any location on the planet specified
longitude and altitude, from a satellite in Earth orbit, or above various cities
around the globe.
Zoom Into Maps! * http://memory.loc.gov/learn/features/maps/index.html
Using historic maps from the Library of Congress, help students discover the stories that maps can tell us.
Site introduces historical maps from the American Memory collections. Categories include: Exploration &
Discovery, Migration and Settlement, Travel and Transportation, Military, Pictorial Maps, Unusual Maps.
Geographic's Map Machine * http://plasma.nationalgeographic.com/mapmachine/
Examine world themes, US themes, atlases, historical maps, flags and facts.
National Geographic’s Online for Kids * http://www.nationalgeographic.com/homework/
Homework Help in Maps, Geography, History, Culture and much more.
Mapping a Park
Trip Lesson Plan (Grades 4-6)
Students map routes from home to several National Parks they would like to visit.
Mapping My Spot in
History Lesson Plan (Grades 6-8) * http://memory.loc.gov/learn/lessons/01/map/
Students create their town's history for coming generations in a literal and figurative sense.
GEODE * http://geode.usgs.gov/
Maps display a range of data: population, transportation, political boundaries, oil, water, other natural resources.
Students can explore geographic relationships by combining & co-displaying these data on maps of Africa,
the Americas, Asia, the Middle East, and other parts of the world. Best with high-speed connection.
Xpeditions Atlas * http://www.nationalgeographic.com/xpeditions/atlas/index.html
Students can investigate maps of all continents in detail, lesson plans with maps, and map activities.
Atlapedia Online * http://www.atlapedia.com/
Atlapedia Online contains full color physical maps, political maps also key facts and statistics on all countries.
Internation Information Technology for Education IITE * http://www.iite.ru/iite/focalpoint/
Interactive Maps of the World along with many interesting information concerning these regions
ENC Online Interactive Learning * http://www.enc.org/resources/records/0,1240,019033,00.shtm
GETIT (Geoscience Education Through Interactive Technology)
Tom Love Malone College Fall 2003