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Timeline Timeline allows students to create a graphical representation of an event or process by displaying items sequentially along a line. 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. 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 After researching the history and basic facts of a nuclear chemistry topic, students utilize the Web 2.0 tool Timetoast to create an electronic timeline that they use to present their research to the class. Grades 6 – 8 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson Timelines and Texts: Motivating Students to Read Nonfiction Graphic Map Timeline

The Ultimate List of Geography Facts: Longest Rivers, Tallest Mountains, Largest Cities, etc Table of Contents Overview of the Earth Sometimes also called "the World" or "the Globe", the Earth is the third planet from the Sun. The Oceans The oceans are the some of the most mysterious places on the planet. Major Bodies of Water Find one here.Ocean's Greatest DepthsMariana Trench, Pacific Ocean 35,827 ft (10,920 m)Puerto Rico Trench, Atlantic Ocean 30,246 ft (9,218 m) Java Trench, Indian Ocean 24,460 ft (7,455 m) Arctic Basin, Arctic Ocean 18,456 ft (5,625 m) Deepest Oceans and SeasPacific Ocean 35,827 ft (10,924 m)Atlantic Ocean 30,246 ft (9,219 m)Indian Ocean 24,460 ft (7,455 m)Caribbean Sea 22,788 ft (6,946 m)Arctic Ocean 18,456 ft (5,625 m)South China Sea 16,456 ft (5,016 m)Bering Sea 15,659 ft (4,773 m)Mediterranean Sea 15,197 ft (4,632 m)Gulf of Mexico 12,425 ft (3,787 m)Japan Sea 12,276 ft (3,742 m)Note: Official depths for the Southern Ocean are still not available at this time. Major Rivers Major Fresh Water Bodies Major Deserts Continents Countries Mountains Extreme Places

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. Maps of Continents and Regions Select a continent or region below to jump to its map. From there, click on a country name to get maps, hotels, and information.Here is a complete list of links. Maps of Countries and Territories Use the drop-down list below to jump to map for that country or territory (a few do not have maps yet).Click here for a complete list of country maps. Maps of U.S. Use the drop-down list below to jump to the map page for that state or province.Here is a list of all the state and province map pages. Maps of U.S. We have over 20,000 pages for U.S. cities and towns. Thematic World Maps Select a statistic below to go to its interactive world map.Here is a complete list of links.

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

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. 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. 1- Take a Tour of The New Google Maps 2- How to Use The New Google Maps: Imagery 3- How to Use The New Google Maps: Directions 4- How to Use The New Google Maps: Search 5- How to Use The New Google Maps: A Map Built for You

How to Create a Multimedia Timeline on HSTRY Last fall I reviewed HSTRY when it was still in beta. 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. Applications for Education As a teacher you can create an online HSTRY classroom in which you can view all of your students' timelines. HSTRY is free to use to create and share timelines.

Beautiful web-based timeline software 7 Nifty Tools You Can Use to Create Project Timelines Advertisement You may have seen a timeline of a friend’s journey on Facebook over the years and thought that was a particularly attractive and striking way to condense information into a simple diagram. But timelines are not limited only to Facebook users. How to Build a Memorable and Beautiful Facebook Timeline How to Build a Memorable and Beautiful Facebook Timeline Your Facebook timeline sucks. There's no cover photo, you've forgotten to set the profile picture and no one spends time there. It is a collection of faceless, dull updates. Whether you are a student or a professional, creating a timeline for your work can be critically important. Here are some online tools that let you create excellent timelines for your projects. 1. We notice you're using an adblocker. I've whitelisted MakeUseOf. Not now. This is an award-winning project scheduler with excellent timeline making options. Pros: Cons: Subscribe: Office Timeline (Free, $59 for 1-year license) 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7.

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