Overview of the United States - Statistical Atlas States: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming Major Counties: Alameda, Allegheny, Bexar, Bronx, Broward, Clark, Contra Costa, Cook, Cuyahoga, Dallas, Fairfax, Franklin, Fresno, Fulton, Harris, Hennepin, Hillsborough, Honolulu, King, Kings, Los Angeles, Maricopa, Mecklenburg, Miami-Dade, Middlesex, Milwaukee, Montgomery, Nassau, New York, Oakland, Orange, Orange, Palm Beach, Philadelphia, Pima, Queens, Riverside, Sacramento, Salt Lake, San Bernardino, San Diego, Santa Clara, Shelby, St. Major Cities:
An Animated Atlas of the Historical Geography of the United States The Digital Scholarship Lab at the University of Richmond recently released a new feature called the Atlas of the Historical Geography of the United States. This new atlas contains more than 700 historical maps of the United States. The maps within the atlas are arranged into eighteen sections. As a student and teacher of history I was drawn to the sections devoted to population, territorial expansion, political parties and elections, and military history. Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal December 30, 2005 Discuss this comic in the forum December 29, 2005 December 28, 2005 Interactives archive: Exploration Body BreakdownsClick on different parts of a climber's body to discover what people experience at high altitudes. Climb DenaliExplore the demanding route from base camp to the 20,320-foot summit. Climb EverestFollow the routes up the north and south sides of Mount Everest, through 360° photographic panoramas and animation.
21 Map Creation Tools for Students and Teachers Yesterday, I published a review of MapFab which is a fabulous, free, and simple tool for creating maps online. Writing that post got me thinking about all of the other free map creation tools that I've reviewed over the years. Google Maps and Google Earth are my favorite tools for creating maps, but not every school allows teachers and students to download it. And creating Google Maps does require you to have a Google account which is an obstacle to use in some schools too. Here's 101 useful websites with easy to remember names Here's 101 useful websites with (mostly) easy to remember names. Most of these websites help you manage productivity or just have some fun. If you enjoyed this list be sure to check out MajorGeeks Top Freeware Picks.
Interactives archive: Earth Amber Around the WorldFrom the Arctic to the tropics, from Mexico to Myanmar, amber is cosmopolitan, as this clickable map shows. Anatomy of KatrinaTrack the hurricane from its birth in the open ocean through its catastrophic encounter with the Gulf Coast. Anatomy of NyiragongoFind out what features make this unquiet volcano tick.
40 Maps They Didn’t Teach You In School By the time we graduate high school, we learn that they never taught us the most interesting things in there. Sure, you might be able to name the European countries or point New York on the map, but does that give a you real understanding of how the world functions? To fill this gap, we have gathered a great and informative selection of infographical maps that they should’ve shown us at school: every single one of these maps reveals different fun and interesting facts, which can actually help you draw some pretty interesting conclusions. Show Full Text www.thefoxisblack If you follow me on Twitter you might know that I moved to London last September. You might also know that since then I’ve had nothing but trouble trying to get an Internet connection set up in my home. Fortunately, last week I finally got everything up and running and to mark my triumphant return to the world of the Internet I went a little crazy and shared 30 of my favourite websites on Twitter. The majority of them are single-serving sites. Some are very useful while others, others just plain entertaining.