The following web links were created by several talented people / organizations. Use this page to help your students review map skills. The sites are not listed in any specific order. If you know of other good geography skill web links, please inform us so that we can update our list.
||SITE NAME: Fact Monster - Info Please, Atlas
IT'S ABOUT: Get information re: World Regions, Flags, World Stats & Facts,
US Geography, US State Info, US Populations
SITE ADDRESS: http://www.factmonster.com/atlas/
||SITE NAME: Mr. Bowerman's - Geography Games
IT'S ABOUT: List of US and World geography review topics / links with
various games related to Glencoe2002 textbook. [With special
thanks to Brad Bowerman, a full-time 7th grade geography
teacher at a school in the Lakeland School District in
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Many links require Shockwave
SITE ADDRESS: http://members.aol.com/bowermanb/bgames.html
||SITE NAME: FunBrain Fact Monster Geography Games
IT'S ABOUT: This site provide geography review in a "Where is that ...(state
locations, names); ...nation?" format.
SITE ADDRESS: http://www5.funbrain.com/cgi-bin/getskill_s.cgi?A1=selects&A2=geo&A4=1&A7=0
|4.||SITE NAME: Lynsey's Mania Mania - Geography Section
IT'S ABOUT: Test your geography knowledge. Click on an area of the map and
take a quiz. They even give hints!
SITE ADDRESS: http://www.lizardpoint.com/fun/geoquiz/index.html
||SITE NAME: Toon University
IT'S ABOUT: Review of US states.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Only 20 states active. Membership fee for full
SITE ADDRESS: http://www.toonuniversity.com/gradelist.asp?dept=SS&grade=5
||SITE NAME: "Where in the World?" - Part of Online Geography Games
IT'S ABOUT: From Australia, given a world map, click on a location and learn
information about that particular area. Included are the sections:
tutorial, find, quiz, and world game.
SITE ADDRESS: http://users.bigpond.net.au/gradley/index.html
||SITE NAME: Sheppard Software - State Games
IT'S ABOUT: At this site you will find several US state review activities. (ex. drag
a state puzzle piece to its proper location)
SITE ADDRESS: http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/web_games.htm
||SITE NAME: Geonet - Site Created by Houghton Mifflin Company
IT'S ABOUT: "Challenging game for children in grades 4 and above. The game
questions are organized according to the National Geographic
Standards. We designed the game to help children think
geographically and to help them build a global context for the
information they learn."
SITE ADDRESS: http://www.eduplace.com/geonet/
||SITE NAME: Home Schooling: State Flags & Map Race
IT'S ABOUT: Two activities at this part of the Home Schooling Site. One activity
reviews state flags. The other activity is a map race. Click on a state
shape and drag it to the proper map location.
SITE ADDRESS: http://homeschooling.miningco.com/cs/gameshistory/
||SITE NAME: Social Studies links from Fort Bragg Schools
IT'S ABOUT: This site contains lots of links to several Social Studies topics!
SITE ADDRESS: http://www.bragg.odedodea.edu/devers/social.htm
||SITE NAME: Homework Planet - Geography Games
IT'S ABOUT: Here are great resources for learning Geography. The puzzles
include: word seeks, crosswords, and backbone puzzles.
SITE ADDRESS: http://www.homeworkplanet.com/search/Education/K-12_Resources/Online_Learning_Games/Geography_Games/US_Geography_Games/
||SITE NAME: Educational Planet - US Jigsaw Game
IT'S ABOUT: Given an outline of the United States, move all of the state pieces into
their proper locations.
SITE ADDRESS: US Jigsaw Game (if need, higlight to see very long address)
||SITE NAME: Mrs. Renz's 4th Grade Website: Geography & Social
IT'S ABOUT: This site includes many links to USA Information / World
Geography & Maps. [With special thanks to Heather Renz,
a 4th grade teacher at Vern Patrick Elementary School in
SITE ADDRESS: http://www.redmond.k12.or.us/patrick/renz/geogss.htm
||SITE NAME: Geography Games for Kids (and more)
IT'S ABOUT: There are many links to World Geography games, puzzles,
quizzes, and at this site! [Special focus on North Carolina.]
SITE ADDRESS: http://www.unc.edu/~jmaxim/web_geography_for_kids.htm
||SITE NAME: Maps.com : Learn & Play
IT'S ABOUT: Under the maps.com Resources section, click on the link called
"Learn and Play - Map Games, Map Skills, Maps 101".
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Some features are free, some
require membership fee.
SITE ADDRESS: http://www.maps.com/
|16.||SITE NAME: World Online Game - Sheppards Software
IT'S ABOUT: Learn about places in the world. Get practice naming
SITE ADDRESS: http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/World_Continents.htm
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