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American Revolution and Its Era: Maps and Charts

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/gmdhtml/armhtml/armhome.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Here are over 2000 maps that show the making of America. Some maps can be viewed through several interactions from sketch to completed form. Others show a sequence of borders for particular pieces of land. Some allow the viewer to zoom in for detail. All are fascinating. Standard 5.6.0

Comments: These types of amazing collections of things previously available only to a few makes one thankful to be alive during this age of technology.

Resource Type: Maps.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 196

Historical Maps of the United States

http://www.lib.utexas.edu/Libs/PCL/Map_collection/histus.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This valuable site has maps of the Early Inhabitants; Exploration and Settlements; U.S. Territorial Growth; Later Historical Maps; Maps of National Historic Sites; and Historical Maps of U.S.Cities

Resource Type: True.

Resource ID: 1566

MapQuest! Welcome!

http://www.mapquest.com/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This is an interactive atlas with many connections. There is also a link to TripQuest, which can figure mileage from place to place.

Comments: Fun tool to make mapping more interactive.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2069

National Geographic Map Machine Atlas

http://plasma.nationalgeographic.com/mapmachine/index.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Use this clickable map to learn more about any state in the U.S. Standards 1.2.1, and 2.2.2

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2253

US State Topography Maps

http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/topo/state.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This site has individual topographical shaded relief maps of each state in the U.S. Standard 5.9

Resource Type: Maps.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3320

USGS Maps

http://www.usgs.gov/education/learnweb/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Resource on mapping at grades K-12

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3325

Boundaries of the United States and the Several States

http://www.ac.wwu.edu/~stephan/48states.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Watch the United States grow from the 1700s to the 20th century. Animation makes borders appear for the changing date that shows at the top of the map. The map only shows the continental U.S.

Comments: The animation goes a bit fast but repeats again and again.

Resource Type: Maps.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 434

Center for Global and Regional Environmental Research - Maps and References

http://www.cgrer.uiowa.edu/servers/servers_references.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: The following compilation of Internet/WWW sites is intended to be an introductory guide to some of the map and reference resources available via the World Wide Web. The maps which are listed here have been selected because they are thought to be reasonably useful and/or interesting. They are categorized by geographical region although there are a couple of thematic categories such as Interactive Maps which both highlights the potential of the WWW and are also fun to use. Note that there is some overlap in geographic coverage between these categories.

Comments: McREL Geog Standard #1: understands the characteristics and uses of maps, globes, and other geographic tools and technologies.

Resource Type: Compilation of Links.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 610

Color Landform Atlas of the United States

http://fermi.jhuapl.edu/states/states.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Access to topographic and county maps of all fifty states plus direct links to CityNet and Virtual Tourist. Standard 5.9

Resource Type: Maps.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 756

Historical Maps

http://www.eduplace.com/ss/maps/historical.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Here are outline maps of Colonial America, 1776, Lewis and Clark Routes, Lewis and Clark Routes (no labels), The 13 British Colonies, The 13 British Colonies (no labels), Trails to the West, and Trails to the West (no labels)

Comments: These maps are printable for classroom use.

Resource Type: Maps.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1567

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