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Last updated 10/16/2009

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TWENTY GREAT ONLINE RESOURCES PROVIDE GEO FUN!

While searching the Web for lesson plan ideas, Education World editors found dozens of great geography resources. Following is a list of 20 of the best geo resources available!

  • TerraFly This marvelous resource provides aerial views of your neighborhood!
  • Online Map Creation Supply the longitude and latitude coordinates and in a moment you will have a map of the area!
  • Discover America Through Postcards Travel along with a husband and wife in their RV. Receive daily postcards via email.
  • GeoGame Students write the clues and others supply the answers in this fun, interactive game for the Web.
  • Degree Confluence Project Map the spots on Earth where longitude meets latitude. There might be a confluence in your schoolyard!
  • Find Your Longitude Want to understand why having a precise timepiece (also known as a chronometer) helps you determine your longitude?
  • United States Climate Pages Click your state (or any other state) to examine historic climate data.
  • National Geographic GeoBee Challenge Try the questions that were part of GeoBees the last few years.
  • License Plate Checklist More family fun while traveling -- bring along this checklist and see how many state’s plates you spot.

A MOUNTAIN OF GEOGRAPHY LESSON PLANS WORTH A "PEAK”