Category Archives: Geography

“The Best…” websites

Larry Ferlazzo is a widely known teacher, author, and blogger who has developed a multitude of “Best of” websites. This page lists 100s of his lists for everything from Art or Music, Math or English, to holidays and search engines. … Continue reading

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Animaps

Make your own informative, animated map or enjoy watching the maps made by others. You do not need an account to watch, but you do need an account to save your own.  To create an account all you need is … Continue reading

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Six Virtual Field Trips to Give Lesson Plans a Boost by Allie Gross

Are you looking for a virtual field trip for your classroom? One or all of these may just fill the bill. Six Virtual Field Trips to Give Lesson Plans a Boost

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Earth Day 2014

Are you planning on participating in Earth Day this year?  Don’t miss the K-12 Toolkit with all your Earth Day resources and links to materials to use with students. Toolkit for Earth Day Earth Day 2014 Site

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Annennberg Learner Interactives

This is a very interesting, useful site. You choose the age level, the subject and the audience. It will then show you a list of interactive sites to use with your students. You will have to see this one. I … Continue reading

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US Civil War maps on Google

The map shows major land campaigns, Union and Confederate troop movements, major Union naval campaigns, roads, railroads, battle outcomes and their impacts on the war, dates of capture by Union forces and more. Check it out: http://maps.google.com/gallery/details?id=zOOP-1XDYZpk.k03-JFpD5jPo&hl=en

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Flights Interactive

To commemorate 100 years of passenger air travel, this interactive display of actual, live flight paths around the world was created. It also gives insight into the history of  aviation since 1914. http://www.theguardian.com/world/ng-interactive/2014/aviation-100-years

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Internet4Classrooms

Internet4Classrooms is a wondersful site filled with resources for teachers, students and parents. Resources are organized by grade, subject area or topic. They also offer technology tips and tutorials. They’ll just added a page highlighting Educational Apps! Internet4Classrooms

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Find History Near You

These 3 sites provide information on historical sites near a given location: A Historical Marker database: http://www.hmdb.org/series.asp Historic Places allows you to search or simply use their interactive map:  http://www.historicplaces.net/ History Pin also has an interactive map but it includes photographs … Continue reading

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Sound Transit

Sound Transit lets you choose places from around the world and listen to sound recordings from the area. You can hear a market in Morocco or children singing on the streets in Africa. This would be great background sounds for … Continue reading

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