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Showing Grade 9, Unit 1, Map Skills: Geographic Thinking
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Around the World in 80 Clicks

http://www.traveladventures.org/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Become familiar with web browsing while learning about world geography.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 305

Digital Atlas of the United States

http://130.166.124.2/USpage1.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Maps and demographic information (statistics and/or data on people, places and things) for the United States, with a major section on California. Great graphics to stimulate geographic thinking!

Comments: Great maps about population, education, income and so forth.

Resource Type: Maps.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 944

GISnet

http://www.gisnet.com/catalog/data/ByGeography.htm

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This incredible site allows you to create maps to display data sources such as income, life expectancy, water, and birth rates. Sources of data include the census, Newsweek, Vista and others. Standard 12.5.0 economics

Comments: Useful site for ELL students.

Resource Type: Maps.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1380

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 Atlas

http://nationalatlas.gov/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Select information sets about California or other places in the United States and map them. Topics for map layers include crops, farms, livestock, boundaries, Indian Reservatons, rainfall, and much much more. Standard 2.2.2, 2.2.4, 3.1 all, 4.1 all, and 5.9

Comments: This will take some guidance at the younger grades but fourth and fifth grade students will be able to work alone. Load time is long so do not use with a dial up connection unless you are very patient.

Resource Type: Maps.

Resource ID: 2245

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

National Geographic Web Site

http://www.nationalgeographic.com/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: What better way to think geographically than to link to National Geographic's Web Site.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2255

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

50 States and Capitals

http://www.50states.com/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: States file folders are listed in alphabetical postal code order. Place your pointer on a file folder to view a pop up of capital's name. Click on a file folder to reach state's links page. Standard 5.9

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 25

Geography Standards

http://www.mcrel.org/compendium/Standard.asp?SubjectID=8

Rating: 2, High!

Description: The national geography standards provide a description of what students should know about geographic concepts.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1350

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