Teaching Maps

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Printable Maps of Many Sizes- LOVE this site!

Walk through the Continents - Print Maps Large and Small - Free

Print out your own free big maps for kids. Make large maps to learn geography, US states, "where in the world". Europe, Asia, Africa, South America and more. Draw on them, color and trace journeys. Free classroom maps.

The rundown on each state---places to visit, landmarks, etc.

A guide to the fifty states

The US50 is a extensive guide to history, outdoors, tourism, events and attractions for the fifty states.

Here's the man in the middle of US map. This is a good tool to help students remember where these midwestern states are located.

states_man

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United States

What Does Your State do Best? | Daily Infographic

What Does Your State do Best?

Watch the United States grow before your eyes - The Washington Post

Watch the United States grow before your eyes

The coolest gif you'll see all day.

How Each Of The 50 US States Got Their Names

How All 50 U.S. States Got Their Names

How Each Of The 50 US States Got Their Names

A challenging crossword puzzle to help students learn the names of the U.S. state capital cities. Fifty clues in all. Solution included.

State Capitals Crossword

A challenging crossword puzzle to help students learn the names of the U.S. state capital cities. Fifty clues in all. Solution included.

Teaching geography? Make Pumpkin Globes! - Tape down the continents and paint the pumpkin blue. The next day, remove the continents and color them in green with marker. Put two rubber bands around the pumpkin to represent the equator and voila, Pumpkin Globe!

Geography

To review the physical characteristics of the United States, my students make 3-D clay maps. Make sure to have them start out by gluing an outline of the United States to the piece of construction paper. Our geography unit falls around Halloween every year, so my students make Pumpkin Globes! Supplies: 2 rubber bands blue paint cut out of each continent green permanent marker red permanent marker paint brush Your students will... -Glue each continent where it belongs -Place on one rubber…

Here's how much space the world's population would take up if everyone lived in one city: | 38 Maps You Never Knew You Needed

Here's how much space the world's population would take up if everyone lived in one city:

Some prime examples of map porn for all my fellow amateur cartographers to get lost in. Get it?

Watch the United States grow before your eyes

Watch the United States grow before your eyes

The coolest gif you'll see all day.

Tons of resources to do "Country Units."

Using Country Units with Kids to take a Virtual Trip Around the World

This extensive list of resources helps parents and teachers take their kids on a virtual trip around the world using country units.