Maps

Get Out a Map


Google Maps
Google Map Tour





Resources:
Google Map Almanac: Activities and Tutorials Created by Google Certified Teachers
The Five Best Things About Google Maps
Google Maps Wild
Google Map Mania
Google Maps for Educators
Getting Started With Google Maps
Google Earth Tutorials at AtomicLearning.com  (See Martha for log in information.)
Pedometer
KML Factbook
Community Walk

Scribble Maps
DOGO Earth News for Kids

100 Things to Do with Google Maps

Google Maps in the Classroom
Maproom :Blog about Maps


Examples:
GoogleLitTrips
GoogleTreks
Around the World with 80 Schools
Historical Roadtrip with Google Maps
Realtime EarthQuake info
Project Using Primary Sources and Google Maps

Geography Day Project
What's For Breakfast?


Other Types of Maps:
 
FedEx Map
National Geographic Maps Jigsaw
Millennium Development Goal Maps
Mapping America, Census Map
Target Map
Mapeas: Mapping the News
Worlmapper: Projections based on data.
Recession Map
TripLine: Map you trip
TrackThisNow
TravelGame




High Yield Teaching Strategies Using Maps
Identifying Similarities & Differences Add layers to your maps so that students can identify how things change.
Summarizing & Note Taking Use placemarkers to share information about places on a map.
Reinforcing Effort & Providing Recognition Maps are published online for a bigger audience.
Homework & Practice
Nonlinguistic Representation Create maps to share concepts or stories. Use Google Lit Trips to follow characters in a story, or a time in history.
Cooperative Learning Maps can be created collaboratively.  Each person adding points to the map.
Setting Objectives & Providing Feedback
Generating & Testing Hypotheses
Cues, Questions, & Advance Organizers Create a study guide using placemarks on a map.

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