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Map Library

Map Library

Browse through a selection of printable maps of the U.S. states, U.S. regions, continents, and more.

  • Maps of the United States
    Find different maps of each state in the U.S. There are physical maps, maps with capitals, and maps of different geographical regions.

  • Maps of the World
    Here you will find maps of the world, each continent, regions of the world, and more.

  • Map Activities
    These mapping activities are sure to keep your students engaged in learning geography. There are crossword puzzles, word searches, quizzes, and more!


Latitude/Longitude

Distance Calculator

Find distances between cities/towns, land features, and more

How Far Is It?

(example: Saint Moritz, Switzerland)

(example: Jefferson Memorial, Washington DC)

Distance Calculator now supports locations worldwide!

InfoPlease: World
Search for additional geographical resources like interactive atlases, country information, encyclopedia articles, and current events.

FunBrain: Geography Games
Find great geography games to help your students reinforce the material they are studying.

U.S. States Theme
Here you'll find word searches, quizzes, worksheets, and other cross-curricular activitiies to assist you with teaching about the fifty United States.

Geography
Enhance your curriculum with printable maps, statistical charts, quizzes, and more!

Social Studies
Find family and community, geography, government, history, and general social studies resources to expand your social studies thematic units.

Skill Builders: Geography Challenge Questions
Weekly geography challenge questions help students learn research skills and discover fun facts. Three levels of questions and their answers are provided for each week.

Highlights

Teaching Racism & Discrimination in America
The issues of racism, prejudice, and discrimination have plagued the United States since it was founded, and racially motivated killings still occur with frequency today. Help your students understand the historical contexts of racism—with references on slavery, immigration, and the civil rights movement—to frame your conversation on modern instances of prejudice.

Poptropica Teaching Guides
Poptropica is one of the Internet's most popular sites for kids—and now it's available as an app for the iPad! It's not just a place to play games; each of the islands featured on the site provides a learning opportunity. Check out our teaching guides to four of Poptropica's islands: 24 Carrot Island, Time Tangled Island, Mystery Train Island, and Mythology Island.

Teaching with Comics: Galactic Hot Dogs
Reach reluctant readers and English-language learners with comics! Our original teaching guides to the Galactic Hot Dogs comic series (chapters 1-4 and 5-8), as found on Funbrain.com (and now in print!), will take students on a cosmic adventure while engaging their creative minds. Plus, find even more activities for teaching with comics, featuring many other classic stories.

July Calendar of Events
July is full events that you can incorporate into your standard curriculum. Our Educators' Calendar outlines activities for each event, including: Canada Day (7/1), Independence Day (7/4/1776), World Population Day (7/11), Bastille Day in France (7/14), National Ice Cream Day (7/19), First Moon Landing (7/20/1969), World War I Began (7/28/1914), Author J.K. Rowling's Birthday (7/31/1965). Plus, celebrate Read an Almanac Month and Recreation and Parks Month all July long!

Videos
Interested in using different types of media in your classroom? We have a growing collection of videos, with related activities, for holidays and events, including: Independence Day, slavery & the Civil War, American History, U.S. Presidents, handwashing awareness, the Common Core, women's history, Memorial Day, and the environment. Enjoy!


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