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Latitude And Longitude Game - By Mapskills. This page offers interactive Flash based activities to help the user gain a number of skills in understanding maps.


These activities can be used by a teacher as a demonstration tool or by the student in the classroom or at home. There are three lessons available. Clicking on the links to the left will bring up the activities. Activity 1: Using grid lines - this short activity is designed to help the student understand the basics of using grid lines. Paper Based Grid Activity - this .pdf document can be printed.

The activities on this site require the free Macromedia Flash plugin. Shockwave/flash. Oxfam Education: Welcome to Mapzone. BBC Schools - Barnaby Bear - Games - Map symbols. National Geographic MapMachine. YouTube Help The URL to a YouTube video must be the full length url.

National Geographic MapMachine

To ensure you are using the correct URL, visit your video on The URL to your video will be in your browser's address (see photo for an example) Where is that. World Atlas of Maps Flags and Geography Facts. Find Your Longitude (nonshockwave) See You See Me - Landscapes. Introduction & Lessons. Graphic Maps custom maps and graphics for any application worldwide. OMC: Create a Map. Lesson Plans - Xpeditions @

Grades 6-8 Overview: As students may already know, they can learn a lot about the world by comparing maps with various themes, such as population density and climate features.

Lesson Plans - Xpeditions @

This lesson asks them to compare thematic maps of the continents and the world as a whole to determine where they would like to live (besides their own home region). They will view several online thematic maps and will conclude by writing paragraphs describing the three places in the world they think they would most like to live, assuming they had been asked to move far away from home. Connections to the Curriculum: Geography Connections to the National Geography Standards: Standard 3: "How to analyze the spatial organization of people, places, and environments on Earth's surface" Time: Two to three hours Materials Required: Computer with Internet access Objectives: Geographic Skills: Acquiring Geographic Information S u g g e s t e d P r o c e d u r e. National Geographic Magazine @

Latitude, Longitude and the Earth Thematic Unit. Smaps - find a place in New Zealand. GeoNet Game. EDSITEment - Mapping Lesson Plan. Activity 1.

EDSITEment - Mapping Lesson Plan

What is a map? Explore what students already know about maps. What is a map? Why do people use maps? Mapping Theme Page. Var gaJsHost = (("https:" == document.location.protocol) ?

Mapping Theme Page

" : " src='" + gaJsHost + "' type='text/javascript'%3E%3C/script%3E")); Mapping Theme Page This "Theme Page" has links to two types of resources related to the study of Mapping. Students and teachers will find curricular resources (information, content...) to help them learn about this topic. In addition, there are also links to instructional materials (lesson plans) which will help teachers provide instruction in this theme. The related Theme Page on Maps provides Web sites from which students and teachers can create or download finished maps of various types. AskERIC Lesson Plans - Geography. Map Skills Page - North Canton Schools. Social Studies: Environment - Playground Map. Geography Label Me! Printouts. Maps and More Maps!!!! Mapping Skills Intro. Online World Atlas. Maps are a great tool for anyone.

Online World Atlas

They can locate all different places when they have the correct maps. A map can be found online or from travel service agencies and other places, too. Having several of them is a good idea. Keeping them in the glove compartment of a car is always recommended. The maps of USA provide anyone all over the world with the idea of where the United States is located to other countries. USA maps with states come in very handy when you want to know which state is located in what part of the country. A business traveler must have USA maps with cities. - Online Maps to Everywhere. World Map Puzzle. Social Studies: Environment - Creating an Edible Map. Geography World - Map and Globe Skills. Atlas - Xpeditions @