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Assessments (1) Any activity or resource teachers use to help gauge student progress. Informational Materials (6) Textual information containing useful facts or information. Interactives/Games (10) A learning object that requires a user's involvement.
Learning Activities (7) Any activity that would enhance a lesson or unit in order to help the learner master an objective 
and/or acquire a skill.  Examples include, but are not limited to, online tutorials, experiments, 
demonstrations, and hands-on activities. Teacher Tools (2) An extensive set of online resource tools teachers can use to enhance student learning or increase teacher productivity often useful across grade levels and/or subject areas (Aligned to professional learning standards instead of content standards).


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Assessments


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State the State
http://www.aaawhere....
This activity allows students to practice naming the states by number on a US map. Timing is optional and has a running score that can be printed when students complete the activity.

Informational Materials


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Know the USA
http://www.ipl.org/d...
Interactive map with information about each state.

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Online Passport
http://kids.national...
National Geographic provides information about different places in different countries.

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Maps Around the World
http://www.yourchild...
Pick any country or continent. Displays rivers, cities, etc.

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Let's Explore Our World
http://www.mapsofwor...
This is an interactive map of the world. Additional maps are available through links at the bottom of the page. These include specialty maps and thematic maps.

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Landforms and Bodies of Water
http://www.enchanted...
Illustrated glossary of landforms and bodies of water.

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The CIA World Factbook
https://www.cia.gov/...
Country profiles contain authoritative statistics on population, area, terrain, natural resources, economy, imports and exports, currency, income levels, agriculture, industries, etc.

Interactives/Games


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Know the USA
http://www.ipl.org/d...
Interactive map with information about each state.

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360 Cities
http://www.360cities...
You can get a complete 360 degree view of any city in the world on this site.

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Animated Maps
http://www.animaps.c...
Animaps extends the My Maps feature of Google Maps by letting you create maps with markers that move, images and text that pop up on cue, and lines and shapes that change over time.

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Online Passport
http://kids.national...
National Geographic provides information about different places in different countries.

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Tap Quiz Maps
https://itunes.apple...
TapQuiz™ Maps is a FREE app for an easy and quick way to master geography. Learn the countries of the world through a fun and engaging game! Just tap the answer to each question on the map. Keep track of your progress through the statistics page so that you will always know where you can improve.

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Geography: What State?
http://www.coolmath-...
This game shows students different states, which they can either try to spell out or choose from a list.

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U.S.A. States Game
http://www.sheppards...
This an interactive learning game for facts about the states in the United States. Choose between several different levels of play.

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State the State
http://www.aaawhere....
This activity allows students to practice naming the states by number on a US map. Timing is optional and has a running score that can be printed when students complete the activity.

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Globe for iPad
https://itunes.apple...
This is an ipad/ipod app that allows students to manipulate a 3-D globe to learn about countries.

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GeoNet
http://www.eduplace....
Designed for students in the 4th grade and up to answer geography questions in a game format.

Learning Activities


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Know the USA
http://www.ipl.org/d...
Interactive map with information about each state.

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My Topo Maps
https://itunes.apple...
With this FREE app, explore like never before. MyTopo Maps is a mapping and trip planning app to organize all your outdoor and back-road adventures. View more than 68,000 topo maps in US and Canada. Also, check out aerial, terrain, and street maps.

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Tap Quiz Maps
https://itunes.apple...
TapQuiz™ Maps is a FREE app for an easy and quick way to master geography. Learn the countries of the world through a fun and engaging game! Just tap the answer to each question on the map. Keep track of your progress through the statistics page so that you will always know where you can improve.

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U.S.A. States Game
http://www.sheppards...
This an interactive learning game for facts about the states in the United States. Choose between several different levels of play.

Save to ALEX | Share Share | Show Details
State the State
http://www.aaawhere....
This activity allows students to practice naming the states by number on a US map. Timing is optional and has a running score that can be printed when students complete the activity.

Save to ALEX | Share Share | Show Details
Globe for iPad
https://itunes.apple...
This is an ipad/ipod app that allows students to manipulate a 3-D globe to learn about countries.

Save to ALEX | Share Share | Show Details
Let's Explore Our World
http://www.mapsofwor...
This is an interactive map of the world. Additional maps are available through links at the bottom of the page. These include specialty maps and thematic maps.

Teacher Tools


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Maps Around the World
http://www.yourchild...
Pick any country or continent. Displays rivers, cities, etc.

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Let's Explore Our World
http://www.mapsofwor...
This is an interactive map of the world. Additional maps are available through links at the bottom of the page. These include specialty maps and thematic maps.

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