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.
Welcome to Mapzone
BBC Schools - Barnaby Bear - Games - Map symbols
Welcome to the MapMaker Interactive This tutorial explains how to explore National Geographic Education's interactive GIS mapping tool and tools for customizing outline maps for print. Use the zoom bar to go from a world view to a local view (or in cartographic terms, from a large scale to a small scale). If you zoom out to a world view, you will see that the map is in a Mercator projection. Use the location menus at the top to zoom from a world view to a continent, country, or other region.
Where is that
NOVA Online | The Search for Longitude | Find Your Longitude (nonshockwave)
See You See Me - Landscapes This site explores the Landscapes of Scotland and develops Map Skills. It is aimed at P4/5 or 7-9 year olds. See the Teacher's Page for more detailed information on how to get the best out of the site. Highlands & Islands
Learning Web :: Lesson Plans :: Map Adventures :: Introduction & Lessons
Graphic Maps custom maps and graphics for any application worldwide
OMC: Create a Map
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 @ nationalgeographic.com
National Geographic Magazine @ nationalgeographic.com
Latitude, Longitude and the Earth Thematic Unit
smaps - find a place in New Zealand
EDSITEment - Mapping Lesson Plan Activity 1. What is a map? Explore what students already know about maps.
Map Skills Page - North Canton Schools
Social Studies: Environment - Playground Map
Geography Label Me! Printouts
Maps and More Maps!!!!
Maps are a great tool for anyone. 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. Online World Atlas
The Space Place :: World Map Puzzle Make a relief map jigsaw puzzle Wouldn't it be fun to make your own miniature world, complete with mountains, valleys, rivers, lakes, and volcanoes? Now what does map-making have to do with space? Excellent question! Well, where would you have to go for the real world to look like a map?
Social Studies: Environment - Creating an Edible Map
Geography World - Map and Globe Skills
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