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Geography Websites (Grades 6-12)

50 States - Information is provided for each of the 50 states.

Climate Zone - Contains capital, area, climate, location, terrain, elevation extremes, and much more information for countries all over the world.

Fact Monster - Fact Monster is a website geared towards children. It is owned by Infoplease and, like the Infoplease site, it contains several reference works under one umbrella, including the Columbia Encyclopedia, Random House Dictionary, an atlas and an almanac. It also features quizzes, flashcards, a homework center and Flash-based games.

GeoSense - GeoSense gives you the opportunity to test your knowledge of world geography.

Growth of a Nation - This ten minute presentation illustrates the growth of the United States from the original thirteen states in 1789.

The National Map Viewer An interactive way of viewing the United States map through several different layers.

Sheppard Software - We design educational software and online games with these goals: 1) To add sound and visual effects to make learning fun and more memorable. 2) To design games with many difficulty levels so that players will continue to be challenged no matter how far they progress. 3) To provide games that will exercise players' brains.

TravelPod - Tests your knowledge on how well you know locations around the world.

U.S. Map Collection - A collection of U.S. map that covers relief, elevation, rainage, political, and road maps.

U.S. and World Geography - Website includes interactive maps, printable maps, map puzzles, and quizzes.

The World - Detailed maps; includes information regarding capital, total area, population, languages, literacy rates, government types,currency, and much more.

The World Factbook - Provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities. Our Reference tab includes: maps of the major world regions, as well as Flags of the World, a Physical Map of the World, a Political Map of the World, and a Standard Time Zones of the World map.

 

* Note: Game(s) cannot be played on iPads.