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Outline Maps

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

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site has outline maps for the entire world classified by region and map type.

Comments: These maps are printable for classroom use.

Resource Type: Maps.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2391

Polar Projection of Earth

http://visibleearth.nasa.gov/cgi-bin/viewrecord?1914

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This is a good example of a polar view conical projection of the earth from space.

Resource Type: Maps.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2480

The Degree Confluence Project

http://confluence.org/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: The creators call it "an organized sampling of the world." People from around the world can participate in this project, where pictures are taken at the exact spot where a degree of latitude and a degree of longitude meet. Find the nearest point to your school and library by selecting your state and then the location. Standards 1.2.4 and 2.2.1

Comments: Students may submit pictures of the location nearest the school if one has not already been done.

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2993

Working with Maps

http://interactive2.usgs.gov/learningweb/explorer/topic_map.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Exploring Maps is an interdisciplinary set of materials on mapping for grades 7-12. Students will learn basic mapmaking and map-reading skills and will see how maps can answer fundamental geographic questions: "Where am I?" "What else is here?" "Where am

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3509

Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names

http://www.getty.edu/research/tools/vocabulary/tgn/index.html

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: Looking for longitude and latitude or other facts about a city, river, county, etc.? Enter the name of your place and you get the details. The information is limited, but well organized. Standard 4.1.1

Resource Type: True.

Resource ID: 1372

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