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Sunday, March 1, 2009

Geography Resources Galore!!!!!

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

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

Online version of Society’s flagship magazine offers interactive activities, articles, more

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

· Geography Action!
Information and classroom materials for annual National Geographic program for K–12 teachers

· National Geographic 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
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
Includes registration information for the National Geographic Bee, frequently asked questions, GeoBee Quiz, student resources

· National Geographic Kids

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

· National Geographic 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
Supplements a Society print atlas with links to maps, music, photographs, country information, videos, geographic games, more

· Atlas Puzzles

can challenge friends to solve timed Atlas map jigsaw puzzles.

· Remembering Pearl Harbor,

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 comes alive through video, interactive maps, historical photos, lesson plans

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

· EarthPulse
Visual guide to global trends employs interactive maps, diagrams, satellite imagery, more

· National Geographic School Publishing

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
Gives indigenous and underrepresented filmmakers a platform to showcase their cultures to a worldwide audience (A National Geographic initiative)

· The JASON Project
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)


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