ePals: Geography Central
ePals' Geography Central project helps K-12 students discover and expand the world. On Geography Central students can study up on geography basics, physical and human geography, and prepare for the National Geographic Bee Competition.
This is a collection of geography pages, maps, printouts, flags, quizzes, and activities for students. The pages are listed by continent, alphabetically, and by topic. Site members have access to a multitude of resources.
1901: Living at the Time of the Census
This web site welcomes visitors to the United Kingdom in the year 1901. Students will discover where people worked, what they ate, as well as additional insights in daily life during this time period. Resources are both primary and secondary and include sound files and video footage.
Adventure Learning Foundation
This source gives students the opportunity to track travelers on a trip, and take a close look at photographs and travel journals from Southern Africa, Peru, Mexico, Guatemala, Baja California, Alaska and Yukon.
Africa-Sights and Sounds of a Continent
The University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries provides a collection of greetings and songs from Africa. Additionally, images, buildings, artisans and cultural subjects are offered for learning on this site.
Africa: South of the Sahara
This site provides an online index of resources concerning Africa from Karen Fung, Stanford University Libraries.
African Wildlife Foundation (AWF)
Africa’s wildlife, geographical regions, and the AWF conservation project are detailed from AWF.
Afro-Americ@: Kids Zone
The African American News sponsors this web site, providing students with games, myths and fables, and brain teasers about Africa.
Agribusiness in a Global Environment
Curriculum in global marketing and international trade is provided for junior and senior high school students on this web site.
Alexander Palace Time Machine: Everyday Life in a Romanov Palace
A portrait of Alexandra Palace and other inhabitants in the time of Imperial Russia are offered at this web site. Resources include images, detailed writings, maps, floor plans and primary sources.
This web site presents physical and political maps of countries around the world.
Explore the geography of the Ecuadorian Amazon region through online games and activities.
The British Museum brings us a comprehensive look at Chinese culture through art, geography, writings, tombs and ancestors.
The British Museum provides this interactive web site of in-depth information investigating Ancient India.
Ancient World Mapping Center
This web site provides free, downloadable maps of the ancient world. Aegean Sea, ancient Greece, Italy and Egypt are among the many offerings on this site.
The Art of Asia
The Minneapolis Institute of Arts uses maps, videos, and images to share Asian art in China, Japan and Tibet.
Asia for Educators
Students and educators are invited to research Asia through this web site. You will find factual information about Asia’s culture, history, geography, art and literature.
Asian Historical Architecture
Pictures are presented from sites across Asia, including temples, shrines, palaces, houses, academies, fortress, tombs, gardens and engineering works. Short descriptions and maps accompany many images.
The Atlas of Canada
Presents geographic information and maps at the national level.
Blue Zones - Quest for the true fountain of youth
Investigate why people in different parts of the world live longer than in others at this web site.
C-SPAN Classroom Resources
Educators will find resources on civics, government, current events, economics, history, language arts, and international relations on this site sponsored by C-SPAN.
Cultures of the Andes
A web site providing many resources for learning about the Andes culture.
This free online learning journey is filled with images, movies, photo albums, and curriculum resources. Visitors take a closer look at the Artic and its climate, history, people, ecology, politics, legends and languages.
The Greatest Places
Authentic resources for students to investigate the Amazon, Greenland, Iguazu, Madagascar, Namib, Okavango, and Tibet. Journals, video clips, recipes, bibliographies, maps and games available on this site.
Himalayas: Where Earth Meets Sky
Information and images explore geography and the culture of the Himalayan region.
Historic Maps in K-12 Classrooms
This web site features lessons and teacher resources that accompany a collection of maps for grades K-12.
This database gives students the opportunity to compare statistical information from countries all over the world.
Newspaper Pictorials: World War I Rotogravures
A time line of images capturing World War I “before and after the United States became involved” are provided, along with written details highlighting life at home and a far during this time period.
NPR: Radio Expeditions
Themes featured on this site include the natural world, threatened environments, diverse cultures, adventure, explorations, and discovery. Images, audio and news articles are provided by the collaborative effort of both NPR and National Geogrpahic Society. Marine science topics and a three part series on coral reefs are also highlighted.
This resource offers visitors dramatic images of Baja, California focusing on the creation and conservation of an oasis. Teachers will find resources including lesson plans and field guides for use in classroom. Topics include the curricular areas of science, geography, and conservation.
Olympics Through Time
Learn the history of the Olympic Games and explore unknown aspects and the society that created them. This site provides activities, interactive tours, and a wealth of information including a virtual tour of Ancient Olympia and the temple of Zeus.
This interactive website provides opportunities to discover artifacts of Orinoco region of Venezuela. Geography, culture, customs, and landmark of the region are just a few of the offerings of this site. A highlight for students is the introduction to the people from twelve indigenous groups whose perspective provides insight in the rapidly disappearing groups.
Our Great Adventure in Russia
Experience the journey of three students as they travel to Russia. An online scrapbook, in a timeline format, provides insight to the culture, education system and traditions of Russia.
Outreach World - A Resource for Teaching Kids About the World
This is a comprehensive one-stop resource for teaching international and area studies and foreign languages in the precollegiate classroom.
Panoramas: North American Landscape in Art
A “virtual exhibition” of landscape art is offered at this site, celebrating the history, culture and beliefs of Mexico, Canada and the United States.
This website provides librarians, teachers, and publishers resources and information about literature about and from the South Asia and Pacific Rim area.
Peace Corps Kids World
Join Traveler, a website companion, on an exploration of the Earth to gather information about a variety of countries and opportunities to serve.
Uncover information about the Peace Corps through photos, interviews, and videos provided by volunteers who serve. This site also provides lesson plans and information about the countries served.
Peace Corps World Wise Schools
Peace Corps offers this source for teachers and students. Students will find information about the culture, economy, government, and geography of a variety of countries. Teachers will discover activities, lesson plans and much more. In addition, a glimpse of the life of a Peace Corps volunteer is offered.
Discover the Chateau Versailles and French history through this site that provides interactive maps, images and photos, informative text about the people of Versailles and their daily life and treasures.