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Sunday, March 1, 2009

Geography Resources Galore!!!!!



NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC
Education & Children's Programs offers a multitude of the highest-quality, FREE Geography resource materials for teachers and students!

The following is a list of NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC websites to their Key sites, Maps, Map activities and Education programs:

Web Sites

KEY SITES
· National Geographic nationalgeographic.com
Free maps, photos, videos, and daily news stories, as well as articles and features about animals, the environment, cultures, history, world music, travel, more

· NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Magazine nationalgeographic.com/ngm
Online version of Society’s flagship magazine offers interactive activities, articles, more

· National Geographic Education nationalgeographic.com/education Rich compilation of interactive adventures, maps and geography, lesson plans, history activities, a teacher’s store, more

· Geography Action! nationalgeographic.com/geography-action
Information and classroom materials for annual National Geographic program for K–12 teachers

· National Geographic Xpeditions nationalgeographic.com/xpeditions
Home to the U.S. National Geography Standards—and to thousands of ideas, tools, and interactive adventures that bring them to life; lesson plans, activities, and outline maps

· My Wonderful World mywonderfulworld.org
Resources include “geography I.Q. test” and Action Kits for parents, educators, and kids (A National Geographic-led campaign to increase geographic learning)

· National Geographic Bee nationalgeographic.com/geographicbee
Includes registration information for the National Geographic Bee, frequently asked questions, GeoBee Quiz, student resources

· National Geographic Kids kids.nationalgeographic.com

Fun, educational site includes articles, games, videos, stories, activities, photos

MAPS
· National Geographic Maps nationalgeographic.com/maps
Resources include outline maps educators can print and copy, Atlas of the Human Journey, downloadable TOPO maps, interactive maps


· NG World Atlas for Young Explorers

nationalgeographic.com/kids-world-atlas
Supplements a Society print atlas with links to maps, music, photographs, country information, videos, geographic games, more


MAP ACTIVITIES
· Atlas Puzzles ngm.nationalgeographic.com/map/atlas/puzzlesKids

can challenge friends to solve timed Atlas map jigsaw puzzles.

· Remembering Pearl Harbor plasma.nationalgeographic.com/pearlharborResources,

which include a multimedia map and timeline, survivor stories, and a Society expedition to the site, examine the attack and its aftermath.

· Exploring the Chesapeake: Then and Now nationalgeographic.com/chesapeake/Bay comes alive through video, interactive maps, historical photos, lesson plans

· MapMachine maps.nationalgeographic.com/map-machine
Use National Geographic’s dynamic online atlas to locate nearly any place on Earth; search and print historical, weather, and population maps; more.

· EarthPulse nationalgeographic.com/earthpulse
Visual guide to global trends employs interactive maps, diagrams, satellite imagery, more


EDUCATION
· National Geographic School Publishing ngsp.com

Quality PreK–12 instructional materials including resources for emergent and early literacy, reading/language arts, ESL/ELD, content literacy development, professional development

· All Roads Film Project nationalgeographic.com/allroads
Gives indigenous and underrepresented filmmakers a platform to showcase their cultures to a worldwide audience (A National Geographic initiative)

· The JASON Project jason.org
Inspirational connections to great explorers and events through core curriculum units and a global online community for students, teachers, and scientists (A nonprofit subsidiary of National Geographic)

2 comments:

  1. Wow, that is quite a list you've put together. I wish teachers everywhere would check out your blog.

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