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03 - Geographic Tools

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Globes and other geographic tools can be used to gather, process and report information about people, places and environments.
Cartographers decide which information to include and how it is displayed.

Ited Nations Geospatial Information Section Web Site. LINKS TO OTHER WEB SITES: This is the United Nations Geospatial Information Section web site.

ited Nations Geospatial Information Section Web Site

Links to other sites are provided for information only. Mideastr. The World Factbook. The Office of Public Affairs (OPA) is the single point of contact for all inquiries about the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).

The World Factbook

We read every letter, fax, or e-mail we receive, and we will convey your comments to CIA officials outside OPA as appropriate. However, with limited staff and resources, we simply cannot respond to all who write to us. Contact Information Submit questions or comments online By postal mail: Central Intelligence Agency Office of Public Affairs Washington, D.C. 20505. Maps of political trends & election results. Europe Maps. Europe Maps The PCL Map Collection includes more than 250,000 maps, yet less than 30% of the collection is currently online.

Europe Maps

#?borders=1~!MTQ3OTY5NDg.NjI0NDY2Mg*Mjk1MjE0NTU(Nzk3MDY3NA~!CONTIGUOUS_US*MTAwMjQwNzU.MjUwMjM1MTc(MTc1)MA~!IN*NTI2NDA1MQ.Nzg2MzQyMQ)MQ~!CN*OTkyMTY5Nw. All maps are wrong. I cut open a globe to show why. Decadal Change in Groundwater Quality : NAWQA. NAWQA Annual Reports. 5 Types of Stories Students Can Tell With Digital Maps. When most teachers hear or read about Google Maps, Google Earth, ESRI, and other digital mapping tools they tend to think about social studies topics.

5 Types of Stories Students Can Tell With Digital Maps

While digital mapping tools are perfectly suited to social studies lessons, they can also be used in other subject areas including math, language arts, and science. Here are five types of stories that students can tell with digital mapping tools. Teacher and the Rockbots - Cities, States, Countries & Continents. Song online and lyrics. Lyrics to world geography and social studies songs. Teacher and the RockbotsWORLD Lyrics Switch to lyrics with without answers Continents - Song Sample - © 2006 Smart Kid Publishing, ASCAP.

Lyrics to world geography and social studies songs.

Wl3. Continents and Oceans. Interactive map. USA: states quiz. Reach the World's GeoGames: The New Way to Teach GeoGraphy. Pokemon GO: What Education Should Be - TechNotes Blog - TCEA. This blog was updated on August 6, 2016 to include new resources.

Pokemon GO: What Education Should Be - TechNotes Blog - TCEA

I admit it. I’m addicted to Pokemon GO. It’s not something that I expected to happen. (After all, I’m not really their prime demographic audience!) Six maps that will make you rethink the world. We don’t often question the typical world map that hangs on the walls of classrooms — a patchwork of yellow, pink and green that separates the world into more than 200 nations.

Six maps that will make you rethink the world

But Parag Khanna, a global strategist, says that this map is, essentially, obsolete. Khanna is the author of the new book “Connectography: Mapping the Future of Global Civilization,” in which he argues that the arc of global history is undeniably bending toward integration. Let's explore the world!

GIS - GPS : Examples and Uses

Schools around the world. Old Maps Online. Middle East Interactive Map. Interactive Map-Rethinking Schools. Maps-Slideshare. Map that Named America. Primary Source Map Set-Library of Congress. Globe Game LP-Education World. Subjects Social Studies --Geography Grade K-23-56-89-12 [facebookbadge] Brief Description Map game challenges students to develop geography skills.

Globe Game LP-Education World

Objectives Students will work cooperatively. Keywords geography, world, game Materials Needed[shopmaterials] a map (or globe) for each team Lesson Plan Make a game out of geography with this activity. If you are studying your city or town, they might select a specific location within the city or town. After students have selected a location, start with the first team. Is the place on the continent of Africa? As questions are asked, team members refer to their maps and agree on a response.

After Team 1's place is guessed, it is Team 2's turn to answer questions about the place it selected; Team 3 begins the questioning. More Game Suggestions When it is a team's turn to ask a question, 1) students on each team might work together to create questions and give responses, or 2) one student at a time might ask a question. Assessment Lesson Plan Source. Mapping Landforms. 1.

Mapping Landforms

Discuss different kinds of landforms. 40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World. If you’re a visual learner like myself, then you know maps, charts and info graphics can really help bring data and information to life.

40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World

MapCarte 289/365: The Molucca Islands by Petrus Plancius, 1594. The Babylonian map of the world sheds light on ancient perspectives. A damaged clay tablet discovered in the late 1800s in Sippar, Iraq is said to be the oldest map of the world. It was discovered on the banks of the Euphrates River, and published in 1899. Now housed at the British Museum, the damaged clay tablet dates back to 600 BC, and depicts an early interpretation of the layout of the world. At 122 x 82 mm, the small map gives us a glimpse into how the Babylonians viewed the world around them, both physically and spiritually. The tablet contains a map of the Mesopotamian world, with Babylon in the center. It contains carefully etched images and cuneiform writing. Make a Contour Map. 1. Show students map images and introduce the activity.Display the images of topographic, or contour, maps. Make sure students understand that contour maps, though 2-dimensional, use contour lines to show elevation above sea level.

Point out the flattest and steepest areas on the Crater Lake map. Ask students to describe how the map uses contour lines to show which terrain is steep and which is flat.