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View Resource EduPuppy.com

Launched on September 7 2000 by Eduhound, EduPuppy bills itself as "everything for Education Preschool-Grade 2." Edupuppy is a large (2,600 sites) subject directory/metasite. The links are organized in over 40 main categories, and most are briefly annotated. The directory may also be browsed via an alphabetical list of keywords. Eduhound has a similar design, with 60 categories of K-12 resources...

http://www.searchinquire.com?pid=9PO312GO9&dn=edupuppy.com&r...
View Resource What Do Maps Show?

The United States Geological Survey's Learning Web site Working with Maps contains a complete Web-based lesson for students between grades 5 and 8. The site introduces the basic concepts related to cartography, including the definition of a map, various map types, and information that you can find on them. Printable activity sheets are available for download, covering four lessons: Introduction to...

https://egsc.usgs.gov/isb//pubs/teachers-packets/mapshow/
View Resource Kids Web Japan

Managed by the Japan Center for Intercultural Communications, the Kids Web Japan site introduces schoolchildren aged between 10 and 14 to the country of Japan. The main page offers links to information about the physical and cultural aspects of the country, including its nature and climate, history, traditions, daily life, and more. Each subject contains a description, beautiful photographs, and...

https://web-japan.org/kidsweb/
View Resource Internet Geography

Created by teacher Anthony Bennett, the Internet Geography Web site seeks to be a center for shared geographical resources and knowledge. A wide range of information and teaching tools can be found here, including links to original works that describe general physical, environmental, human, and economic geography subjects. Special sections of the site are geared specifically for students and...

http://www.webeducationhq.com/cgi-sys/suspendedpage.cgi
View Resource National Geographic Explorer

The National Geographic Society has long been known for its flagship publication magazine, but they also have several other well-known public outreach programs such as their television programs. One such publication with a significant educational outreach program is the National Geographic Explorer magazine, which is geared for grades three through six. This particular website contains a host of...

https://www.nationalgeographic.org/dc/exhibitions/exploratio...