Geography California State Web Page interactive quiz on the fifty capital citiesactive 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 On line geography gamesactive 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, 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 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. great source for geography quizzesactive great source for geography gamesactive World Geography, Interactive Maps, Games for Kids - This neat site was recommended by a person in Wellesley, way to learn about geography and historyactive 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 several geography map games, including longitude and match the sounds while learning the names and locations of the 7 How Far is It? This site calculates the distance from one city to another. It also gives you the longitude and latitude of and Ocean online Quizactive Test your geography knowledge onlineactive National Geographic On-Line Geography quizactive - 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 One great feature of 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 Space radar images of earth, divided into many categories, many images National Anthems, Flags, Maps, History, Weather, News and the Nations of the World Here you can click on your state and find out all sorts of information about itactive. You can find out your longitude and latitude at this site. It also provides distances between two cities and a geography activitiesactive 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. 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 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. National Geographic - has many articles, pictures, and activities for students. They have a vast archive of articles that can be explored. National Geographic for Kids - has articles, pictures, and activities for kidsactive 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. 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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