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Interpret maps, timelines, and charts that illustrate key elements of history (i.e., expansion, economics, politics, and society). 8.5.10
Links verified 5/24/2011
American Memory Timeline
- This resource was developed to help teachers and students use the vast online collections of the Library of Congress. The links will lead you to sets of selected primary sources on a variety of topics in United States History. The sets are arranged by chronological period.
- Are We There Yet? - students answer ten questions by reading information from maps
- Distance and Direction on Maps - interactive exercises.
- Eight representations of a single place - Each of these images shows a representation of Mount Shasta, a volcano in California. A fantastic topographic map allows viewers to rotate the map horizontally.
- Finding your way with a map and compass - how to determine direction and distance.
- Geographical Features - Quia game
- Graphic scales - convert distances on map to actual ground distances
- Growth of a Nation - This ten minute presentation illustrates the growth of the United States from the original thirteen states in 1789. You can play the entire ten minutes or play one part at a time.
- Interactive Historical Timelines - from WhoWhatWhen - This site contains a database of people and events from 1000 A.D. to the present. With this site you can create graphic timelines of periods in history and of the lives of individuals.
- Interactive map of the various types of features on the Earth's surface
- Map Adventures - lesson to guide young students in basic concepts for visualizing objects from different perspectives and how to understand and use maps.
- A Map For All Reasons - students identify the function of various parts of a map
- Map Reading - Enchanted Learning - activities for learning map reading.
- Map Skills - A resource website for teachers with many web links.
- Map Skills - Maps show us many types of information. We can learn about a country's landforms, weather, population, almost anything simply by reading a map!
- Map Sites - Teacher Resource
- Mapability - Map Symbols.
- Reading a City Map - interactive quiz
- Reading a Road Map - Pick a state and use the Map Key.
- Reading Maps - interactive quiz
- What's On a Map? - eight questions about using various parts of a map
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