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Timeline of History. History. Beautiful web-based timeline software. Earth album alpha - a slicker google maps + flickr mash-up. National Geographic Education - National Geographic Society.

Create Free Interactive Timelines – Stories Displayed on Maps. How to Create a Multimedia Timeline on HSTRY. Last fall I reviewed HSTRY when it was still in beta.

How to Create a Multimedia Timeline on HSTRY

Recently, it lost the beta label and opened to everyone who wants to use it to create multimedia timelines. One of the features of HSTRY that I love is the option to insert quiz questions throughout your timelines. HSTRY supports the inclusion of video, audio, and pictures throughout your timelines. The video embedded below provides a short overview of how to create a HSTRY timeline.

The video is from HSTRY's extensive student guide. Applications for Education As a teacher you can create an online HSTRY classroom in which you can view all of your students' timelines. Some Handy Google Maps Tutorials for Teachers. March 11, 2015 Google Maps is an excellent tool to use with students to develop their spatial thinking.

Some Handy Google Maps Tutorials for Teachers

Beyond getting driving or walking directions to the other, this tool enables students to discover the world right from their classrooms. It is also a very good way to teach students about geography concepts, distance measurement, map readings and other fundamentals of mapping such as longitude, latitude, locations and many more. There are actually several ways to use Google Maps with students. Here are some few examples suggested by Google: Homeschool Geography & Maps Activities and Games Free Downloads. Geography & Maps The following downloads are provided for those of you who purchased a hard copy of this curriculum.

Homeschool Geography & Maps Activities and Games Free Downloads

These are color copies that you can print out on your own computer or take to a copy center. (Downloads provide color patterns only, no instructions.) Introduction. Timeglider: web-based timeline software. OurStory.com - Capture your stories, save them permanently. Create Free Interactive Timelines – Stories Displayed on Maps. Timeline. Timeline allows students to create a graphical representation of an event or process by displaying items sequentially along a line.

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Timelines can be organized by time of day, date, or event, and the tool allows users to create a label with short or long descriptive text. Adding an image for each label makes a timeline more visually appealing. Add, drag, and rearrange items as needed. Saving capability allows students to return to their work and make revisions, and they can share their final work via e-mail. For additional ideas on how to use this tool outside of the classroom, see Timeline in the Parent & Afterschool Resources section. Related Classroom & Professional Development Resources back to top Grades 11 – 12 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson A Blast from the Past with Nuclear Chemistry Grades 6 – 8 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson Timelines and Texts: Motivating Students to Read Nonfiction Grades 3 – 12 | Student Interactive | Organizing & Summarizing Graphic Map Plot Diagram.

Dipity - Find, Create, and Embed Interactive Timelines. Share Photos, Videos, Text, Music and Documents Easily. Create timelines, share them on the web. GeoCommons. Tour Builder. Dr. Alice Christie's GoogleTreks™ Site.

World Geography Games - Let's play and learn about the world. Outline Maps for continents, countries, islands states and more - test maps and answers. Printable World Maps - Free World Maps to Print. Map Library. Outline Maps. The Ultimate List of Geography Facts: Longest Rivers, Tallest Mountains, Largest Cities, etc. Outline Map Sites. Maps - National Geographic. Map Collection - World Sites Atlas. World Atlas A physical and a political map of the world, divided into tiles for easy navigation.

Map Collection - World Sites Atlas

The National Map: Small Scale. The National Map is now offering a collection of small-scale datasets that can be downloaded for free.

The National Map: Small Scale

Although the 1997-2014 Edition of the National Atlas of the United States was retired in September 2014, The National Map recognizes the importance of continuing to make a collection of the small-scale datasets, originally developed for the National Atlas, available to users. Small-scale maps have an advantage over large-scale maps when there is a need to show a large area in a single view. This makes small-scale maps an ideal solution for scientists, decision-makers, and planners needing to provide a geographical context for the research projects. Generally, certain geographical and feature details found in large-scale maps are limited or omitted in small-scale maps.

The choice of small-scale maps always comes down to the intended use of the final map. The National Map collection of 197 small-scale datasets can be downloaded at small-scale data download page . Map creator online to make a map with multiple locations and regions. Maps for the masses. Visual History of War, Religion, and Government. 50states.com - States and Capitals.