- Greatest Places
Online - takes you on a journey to seven of the most "geographically
dynamic" locations on earth. Includes postcards, desktop
pictures, and videos!
- How Far Is It?
- find the distance between any two cities in the world.
and Bodies of Water - do you know what an isthmus is? A fourth
grade class gives definitions and examples of a number of different
landforms and bodies of water.
of the World - learn about the tropics of cancer and capricorn,
as well as the arctic circle and the equator!
and Globes - this site contains information, quizzes, and
projects having to do with maps and globes developed with the
USGS and the Department of Education.
Machine - this National Geographic tool lets you enter the
name of any place and find it on a map.
- learn about maps - what they're for, why they came about, and
how we might use them in the future. Includes tools for online
Ordinance Survey maps of Great Britain and related trivia.
- Online Map Creation
- map making has never been easier!
@ nationalgeographic.com - this great site for geography
teachers and students contains lots of activities, an outline
map atlas with more than 1,800 maps, and a 3-D virtual museum
School - visit this online classroom for fun, facts, and
help with Science, Geography, and Language Arts topics. Get help
with reports and try the activities too.
the World in 80 Days - take a world tour with this ThinkQuest
team! Travel around to different countries and learn about the
book of the same name by Jules Verne.
Mapit Zapit - fun geography game that tests your knowledge
of maps around the world.
The Spot - check out their geography games, including Capital
Field Trip, Flag Flags, and Where in the World?
Game - answer the questions for each picture. When you finish,
listen to the country's national anthem and learn more about
it! From Discovery Channel School.
- Geo Globe: Interactive
Geography - explore the world - interactive puzzles, landmarks,
mazes, and more.
- GeoNet Game,
The - great way to learn about geography and history.
- Where Is That?
- fun geography game where you must identify countries, states,
and capitals from maps.
*Information found using Yahooligans.com and Infoseek.com