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Geography Lesson Plans and Maps

Xpeditions - this National Geographic site contains lesson plans, activities, and maps for all grade levels.

Discovery School - lots of geography lesson plans for all grade levels.

Printable Maps - outline maps of countries, useful for tests or coloring.

Outline Maps and Map Tests - another website containing outline maps, includes many tests.

Geography Projects  

Feeding Minds, Fighting Hunger - an international project to explore the problems of hunger, malnutrition, and food insecurity.

World Wise Schools - an international Peace Corp program for K–12 students, providing cross-cultural classroom materials, literature, videos, lessons, ideas, and other services.

Geography Games and Quizzes

Geography Games - Sheppard Software map games, helps children gain mental maps of continents, countries, capitals, and geography.

GeoSpy - a great timed geography quiz game by National Geographic - fun for children (and adults!).

GeoGames - more interactive treats by for children of all ages, by National Geographic.

Geography Resources, Books, and Magazines

CIA's World Factbook - this website is one of the main resources for geographical profiles, flag information, and facts. 

Faces - a culture/geography magazine from Cobblestone Publishing. Each issue focuses on a specific country or global theme.

Reading Around the World - a wonderful list of books that expose children to a different time, place, or culture. Great for augmenting any geography curriculum.

Dig - a wonderful archaeological magazine for middle- to high-school students. Each issue centers around a specific

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