Maps and Globes

Interactive possibilities are intriguing and students with embryonic art skills can utilize these resources and appropriate software to draw and illustrate their own maps. The resulting products can project professional quality. What are other possibilities?

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Central Pacific Railroad Maps

The Central Pacific Railroad Maps show the transcontinental phenomena of railroads, migration patterns, and transportation policies.  learn more

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NASA's Visible Earth

For a different view of the Earth, take a look at NASA's Visible Earth site, showing everything from The Big Blue Marble to recent fires.  learn more

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National Park Service - Junior Ranger Programs

The Junior Ranger programs below are designed to encourage our young visitors to explore nature! Dive underwater, explore a cave, or look up at the night sky. There…  learn more

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Earth's City Lights

These downloadable, high-resolution images of Earth's city lights were created with data from satellites originally designed to view clouds by moonlight. It turned out they could also map…  learn more

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Atlapedia Online

Atlapedia® Online contains full-color physical maps, political maps as well as key facts and statistics on countries of the world.  learn more

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The World Wide Panorama

The WorldWidePanorama is a huge gallery of panoramic images that keep being built from the contributions of more than one thousand photographers all around the world – amateurs…  learn more

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Osher Map Library

The Smith Center for Cartographic Education The Osher Map Library at the University of Southern Maine features exhibits series of maps over times such as World II, the…  learn more

Google Earth

For an interactive, highly detailed, 3D look at the world, check out Google Earth. It's free to use, but requires that you use the Google Chrome browser. Google…  learn more

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World Time Zones

WorldTimeZone.com (over 37,000 pages) continues to be a free online resource. WorldTimeZone.com continue to be a trusted global resource that constantly researches and presents up-to-the-minute local time layered…  learn more

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World Atlas

The Original Online Geography Resource. WorldAtlas was launched all the way back in 1994 (back when there were only about 2700 websites on the internet) as the passion…  learn more

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Mapping History

Mapping History, produced by the University of Oregon, features lots of animated maps illustrating problems, patterns, and events throughout history. Mapping History is essentially a digital atlas of American, European,…  learn more

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Infoplease: World Atlas & Map Library

nfoplease knows the value of having sources you can trust. Infoplease is a reference and learning site, combining the contents of an encyclopedia, a dictionary, an atlas and…  learn more

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HistoryMaps

The Story of HistoryMaps. Once upon a time... or at least when I was growing up, I loved reading stories from picture books at the local library. Much…  learn more

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Brilliant Maps

Making Sense Of The World, One Map At A Time  learn more

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Maps on the Web

Maps on the web, maps from the web, charts and infographics. The sources of the maps are mainly readers submissions, news sites, Flickr map pools and groups, MapPorn…  learn more

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Seterra Geography Games

More than 400 free map quiz games in more than 40 languages. Learn geography the easy way! Learning geography doesn't have to be boring. Do it the easy…  learn more

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Geography Map Games

Let’s make geography interesting. That’s why playGeography.com was created. There are so many countries, cities, flags, rivers, seas, and more than 7 billion of people. Does everyone know…  learn more

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Flags of the World

Discover the flags of the world with Flagpedia, an actively updated website for more than 14 years. Flag images from this website are over 14 years widely used…  learn more

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Digital Maps of the Ancient World

Mapping the Ancient World little by little… The Digital Maps section is useful for those studying Ancient History and Archaeology, who would like to gain a better understanding of certain…  learn more

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57 Google Earth & Maps Tutorials for Teachers and Students

In my playlist of 57 Google Earth and Maps tutorials you'll find directions for everything from the basics of navigation to creating historic map overlays to mapping datasets and…  learn more

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20+ clever Google Maps lesson ideas

Google’s interactive online map is a handy solution in many circumstances: from finding the best route from A to B, looking for restaurants and shops, to virtually walking…  learn more

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MAKE HISTORY INTERACTIVE WITH HISTORYMAPS

TechNotes. Historians and K-12 students use historical maps for a similar purpose. Maps provide a window into the past. They enable us to see what people knew or…  learn more

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Earth Sciences & Map Library

The Earth Sciences & Map Library at U.C. Berkeley is sufficiently comprehensive that is can be used as a test-bed for secondary students to learn research skills. This…  learn more

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Free Map Tools

Free Map Tools. An online resource that enables visitors to easily and quickly use maps in order to measure, search and overlay mark-up elements on maps for a wide…  learn more

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BACK TO SCHOOL: PRIMARY SOURCES, INTERACTIVE RESOURCES, AND MAPS FOR TEACHING HISTORY

Are you teaching history or social studies this year and looking for new tools and resources to incorporate into your lessons? As you prepare to go back to…  learn more

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World Religions Map

Explore religious beliefs around the world through an interactive map that displays the religions that are the most prevalent in each country around the world. You may click…  learn more

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Real Size of All Countries, Territories and Major Islands Without Any Distortions

Countries on the poster are arranged by descending size, are shown without external or dependent territories and are distributed by continents according to the United Nations geoscheme. The infographics created at the studio shows…  learn more

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ZeeMaps: Online Map Creator

Create and publish interactive maps Use maps for analysis and presentations Unlimited markers per map. 3-level access control for each map: Viewer, Member and Admin Input from: Location(Search),…  learn more

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Bouncy Maps

At the moment China has the largest population in the world. But India will soon overtake China and rank as the largest population by far in 2100, counting…  learn more

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EPA: EnviroAtlas Interactive Map

This easy to use, interactive mapping application does not require any GIS skills to use and provides ready access to 500+ maps and multiple analysis tools. EnviroAtlas is…  learn more

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Owl & Mouse Online Atlas Maps

Owl and Mouse Online Atlas has maps of the countries of every continent - Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia North and South America. Maps for study, for business, travel.…  learn more

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FactMaps

“A map is worth a thousand words.” This is Andras Borzsonyi, the owner of factsmaps.com. Welcome to my site, a comprehensive collection of thought-provoking and analytical maps, charts,…  learn more

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Topographic Maps

Topographic maps offer good content for "scaffolding" geographical features and land use. They are an alternative to traditional visuals. The new site is simple and easy to use,…  learn more

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TeacherVision: Map Library

Browse through a selection of printable maps of the U.S. states, U.S. regions, continents, and more. Plus, use our distance calculator to compute the distance between different parts…  learn more

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Mapped: The 25 Richest Countries in the World

Which are the richest countries in the world, by nominal GDP per capita? This map looks at the top 25 countries by this metric. They’re located across North…  learn more

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Any Place America

Topo Maps, Points of Interests and Places to Visit. AnyPlaceAmerica.com offers topographic maps and photos of over 1.25 million water, land and man-made landmarks in the United States.  learn more

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MapPuzzle

Do you know where the countries are on the map? Play this map game.  learn more