www.edhelper.com/Community_Maps.htm Community Maps
https://conference.iste.org/uploads/ISTE2016/HANDOUTS/KEY_100398740/ISTE2016upload.pdf Historical DIgtal Maps and Higher Order Thinking Skills activities
http://www.newberry.org/k12maps/ Historical Maps Welcome to Historic Maps in K-12 Classrooms. This resource for K-12 teachers and students developed by the Hermon Dunlap Smith Center for the History of Cartography at the Newberry Library is designed to bring historically significant map documents into your classroom. Inside are high quality images of historic map documents that illustrate the geographical dimensions of American history.
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/usa/statesbw/regions.shtml US Regional Maps and Quizzes
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/usa/states US States Maps
www.lonelyplanet.com/dest/dest.htm Lonely Planet INTERACTIVE This site is an interactive world map that allows children to travel around the world. Lonely Planet includes information about environment, economy, history, culture, and events for each travel destination.
www.netstate.com NetState. (K-12) This site has comprehensive information on the following; State Birds, State Capitals, State Flags, State Geography, Shopping Mall, State Maps, State Nicknames, State Quarters, Report Covers, State Seals, State Store, State Symbols. This is a wonderful recourse for teachers and their students.
ONLINE MAP SITES
http://www.astro.com/atlas Astro Dienst. This is an astrological site, but has the ability to find the longitude and latitude of any city in the world, based on what is in their database.
www.atlapedia.com Atlapedia Online. Atlapedia Online contains full color physical and political maps as well as key facts and statistics on countries of the world. The **Countries A to Z** section, provides facts, figures and statistical data on geography, climate, people, religion, language, history, economy & more..for each individual country. The **World Maps** section, provides full color physical and political maps for regions of the world.
http://www.bing.com/maps Bing Maps
www.geohistory.com GeoHistory. Click on the GeoHistory Americas Map Folio for a complete historical review of the Americas from the earliest days of exploration to the present with 300 separate map layers in an electronic collection.
www.gmap-pedometer.com GMaps Pedometer Allows measure of walking/running distances.
www.acme.com/planimeter Google Planimeter. Allows measurement of areas.
http://libradventures.com/ LibrAdventures This site allows students to use Google Maps to see the places and events that influenced famous authors and their works. This site allows the user t select a name, location or event in the drop down menu of the Homepage The student can then explore and make connections betnwee a places and related stories and authors.
http://www.lib.utexas.edu/Libs/PCL/Map_collection/Map_collection.html Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection Web Site. This site is maintained by the University of Texas at Austin and has thousands of online maps for your use in your classroom. A great resource for you and your students.
http://plasma.nationalgeographic.com/mapmachine Map Machine. Search the world online by address, county, state or US zip code.
www.mapquest.com MapQuest. MapQuest.com is a wholly owned subsidiary of America Online, Inc. and is a leader in providing online, voice and wireless mapping, directions and destination information solutions to consumers anytime, anywhere. MapQuest.com is the leading provider of maps on the Internet, licensing its branded solutions to more than 1,500 business partners and linked to from more than 300,000 Web pages. It is ranked among the 20 most powerful U.S. brands on the Internet and is consistently among Media Metrix's Top 50 Web sites
http://mappoint.msn.com MSN Maps and Directions. This site has links for Maps and for Directions.
http://plasma.nationalgeographic.com/mapmachine National Geographic MapMachine INTERACTIVE. This free Web site allows users to create customized snapshots of the world. Standard maps such as physical, political, and satellite are available, but the site also includes maps of vegetation, mineral resources, earthquakes and agriculture. There is also access to related atlas maps
http://nationalmap.gov/viewer.html National Map Viewer from USGS
http://scribblemaps.com ScribbleMaps This site allows the use of Google Maps to draw, annotate and to customize maps. SccibbleMaps is the quick and easy way to rapidly create and share maps within your classroom With Scribble Maps you can draw shapes and Scribble- use Pace Markers and text - Create a Custom Widget- Save as KML/GPX- Send maps to friends. This is very interactive and does work similarly to Google Earth.
www.yourgmap.com Your G Map Allows identification of locations, adding comments and then creating an online map of them