Geography

http://www.ca.gov/ California State Web Page

http://www.rhymezone.com/r/dz.cgi?p=states interactive quiz on the fifty capital citiesactive

http://www.maps101.com/static_items/games/states.php Interactive Map of US States - you click on the icon and the top of the page and drag it to the state that is shown at the top of the page. Great for practicing location of states.active

http://www.geography-games.com/index.html On line geography gamesactive

http://www.aaastateofplay.com/play-and-learn-the-50-states/ This site provides information on each U.S. state plus a link to state websites and other games and activities to help kids learn about each state. It was recommended to me by a person from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.active

http://bensguide.gpo.gov/index.html Ben's Guide to US Government for Kids - a great learning site with many interactive actvities geared for K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12active

http://www.wakanow.com/ng/pages/Travel-Around-the-World:-Geography-for-Kids Travel around the world - geography for kids. Here you will find tons of links for games, quizzes, interactive maps, interactive stories, and many activities. This great site was recommended by a person in DC.

http://www.softschools.com/quizzes/geography/ great source for geography quizzesactive

http://www.softschools.com/social_studies/geography/ great source for geography gamesactive

http://mrnussbaum.com/geography/ World Geography, Interactive Maps, Games for Kids - This neat site was recommended by a person in Wellesley, MA.active

http://www.eduplace.com/geonet/Great way to learn about geography and historyactive

http://www.hud.gov/kids/field1.html Students can take a virtual field trip to the park, the library, or the city hall. They also can learn about community helpers, or play some neat games involving community active

http://www.kidsgeo.com/geography-games/ several geography map games, including longitude and latitude.active

http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/Games/GeographyGames match the sounds while learning the names and locations of the 7 continents.active

http://www.indo.com/distance/index.html How Far is It? This site calculates the distance from one city to another. It also gives you the longitude and latitude of each.active

http://www.lizardpoint.com/geography/world-quiz.phpContinent and Ocean online Quizactive

http://lizardpoint.com/geography/ Test your geography knowledge onlineactive

http://www.nationalgeographic.com/geobee/ax/newquizstart.html National Geographic On-Line Geography quizactive

http://www.funbrain.com/where/ - Where is That? - "The game where your mind is your map." Choose from seven maps and five levels of difficulty. Level one starts with multiple choice questions ("Is this France, Russia or Germany?") Level five means spelling the country or state AND its capital city. But wait there's more! Hats off to Funbrain for including a two-player version, where each player can choose his own level of difficulty. And this marvelous game is Java-free, so it's compatible with older browsers and WebTV.active

http://www.geography4kids.com/index.html One great feature of Geography4Kids.com is the VR (Virtual Reality) shots of geography landforms. Check out the Examples, where students can click on a link in an index to get an image of the object described. Grade Level: Elementary, Middle Schoolactive

http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/sircxsar/ Space radar images of earth, divided into many categories, many images

http://www.countryreports.org/ National Anthems, Flags, Maps, History, Weather, News and the Nations of the World

http://fermi.jhuapl.edu/states/states.html Here you can click on your state and find out all sorts of information about itactive.

http://www.indo.com/distance/ You can find out your longitude and latitude at this site. It also provides distances between two cities and a map..active

http://www.nationalgeographic.com/features/97/geobee/ geography activitiesactive

http://www.earthkam.ucsd.edu/ ISS Earth Kam: Your middle school students can get involved with this exciting partnership program with NASA, whereby digital images taken from the International Space Station and guided by middle school students involved in related projects, are used to support classroom resources for space science, communications, and geography. Teacher's guides and student image banks are also available.

http://www.what-is-the-capital-of.com/ What is the capital of? - Lists of capital cities for all countries in the world and the 50 US states. 1200+ quizzes on these world capital cities and the 50 US states.active

http://www.nationalgeographic.com/xpeditions/lessons/01/gk2/longlat.html Introduction to Latitude and Longitude: This lesson plan will help you teach your students about latitude and longitude. Once they have the basics down, they will proceed to find locations on a map or globe, and suggest what clothing might be worn at a given point and in a given month.

http://www.nationalgeographic.com/ National Geographic - has many articles, pictures, and activities for students. They have a vast archive of articles that can be explored.

http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/explore.html National Geographic for Kids - has articles, pictures, and activities for kidsactive

http://lcweb2.loc.gov:8081/ammem/mdbquery.html American Memory Collection Search Browse Individual Collections of: Photographs or Documents or Motion Pictures or Sound Recordings or a List of all American Memory Collections.

http://www.foodtimeline.org/ The Food Timeline - Here's an interesting way to spice up an interdisciplinary unit. As the site introduction states, "Food is the fun part of social studies! The tricky part is finding recipes you can make in a modern kitchen, with ingredients bought at your local supermarket and bring into school to share with your class." Be sure to stock up on lesson ideas in the teacher resources section. From the Morris County Library in New Jersey.

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