Category Archives: Geography

Do you ever need to compare times?

This is something that causes me all kinds of problems … if it’s 10:00 here, what time is it in Georgia? etc. This website will answer your questions and even more! Time.is gives the exact time in your location and … Continue reading

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Google Cultural Institute

Discover exhibits and collections from museums and archives all around the world. Explore World Wonders, Historic Moments, Art Collections using Google street view and other Google technologies. Bring Pompeii to life, see video accounts from holocaust survivors, or explore Starry … Continue reading

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Fact Monster

Try out Fact Monster from Information Please – students can get homework help, find interesting facts, search the reference desk, and use the thesaurus and almanac to gather information for any project. They have thousands of subjects. FactMonster

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“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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