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Maps That Teach
Free interactive maps and map puzzles -- a plus for geography learning!
Grade Level: K-2, 3-5, 6-8

http://www.yourchildlearns.com/geography.htm

CONTENT:
"Free interactive maps and map puzzles to learn continents, countries, states, capitals, borders, physical features, and cultural monuments" from Owl and Mouse Educational Software.
AESTHETICS:
The layout is simple, clean-cut, and easily read.
ORGANIZATION:
Links to the maps are located on the main page. Visitors can also utilize the top navigation bar.
REVIEW:
This collection of interactive maps, map puzzles, and free software downloads is a great resource for teachers and parents. These are fun, educational games that "help students learn basic geography." The interactive online maps show borders, countries, and capitals. The map puzzles test the user's knowledge of geography and offer various levels of difficulty. In addition to the interactive maps and puzzle games, there are outline maps that can be printed out. Suggestions for using "Maps That Teach" in the classroom are also included.
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