Langlade Kids: Homework Help

Geography & Maps

Great Web Sites ratings for age appropriateness P = Appropriate for PreK aged youth
E = Appropriate for Elementary aged youth
M = Appropriate for Middle School aged youth
T = For parents, teachers & caregivers
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50 States.com
Basic facts with links to more detailed information for all fifty states.
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Atlapedia Online
Atlapedia Online contains key information on every country of the world. Each country profile provides facts and data on geography, climate, people, religion, language, history, and economy, making it ideal for personal or family education and for students of all ages.
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CIA World Factbook
Extensive data, maps, and flags of all the countries of the world.
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Library of Congress Map Collections Home Page
Take a look at many maps from the large collection at the Library of Congress.
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National Geographic Map Wonderful World: Maps -- Tools for Adventure
Maps are a part of every great adventure. They help you find your way, share information, look at patterns, and solve problems. This web site offers lots of cool map activities from exploring a pyramid to collecting rocks on Mars.
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National Geographic
Maps, cultures, and facts from around the world. Includes a special section for kids.
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National Park Service ParkNet
This site provides information on the National Parks and their history.
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StateAnimals.com
Do you know your state's insect, reptile, or bird? It's all here. Make this your first stop when you have a state report due.
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Webrangers
The National Park Service provides activities for children. This site lets them experience activities similar to those found in the organization's onsite Park Rangers program. Participants can choose to complete activities as a visitor or can enter a user name and password to design their own ranger station and earn online patches for their work. The activities are rated as easy, medium, and hard and include topics such as learning about trees, animals, historical events, and the effects of nature on the park.
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17-Nov-2008