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These maps can be used as reference materials or as base maps for the addition of content as needed. There are a variety of maps of North America, the United States, and of each state. They are available in a number of color and labeling schemes: colored or uncolored; unlabeled or labeled with states, capitals, rivers, and lakes. State maps are listed alphabetically, and are available with county ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), General public
Resource type: Government portal
Subject: Human geography, Physical geography
 
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This site provides a reproduction of a map first produced in 1784. It was the first map of the United States produced by an American cartographer. It shows the locations and boundaries of the original thirteen states, allowing comparisons of boundaries, areas, and populations with present-day states. The reverse side has a series of fourteen maps portraying the nation's territorial growth over the ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Map
Subject: Human geography, Physical geography
 
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This site contains maps published in the 1970 edition of the National Atlas of the United States of America. The maps are sorted into three categories: maps available online, reprints and updates of thematic maps, and reprints and updates of reference maps. Although the 1970 edition of the National Atlas of the United States of America, published by the United States Geological Survey (USGS), is out ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Government portal
Subject: Human geography, Physical geography
 
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This collection of lesson plans and activities allows students to investigate Earth, its processes, and its inhabitants. These resources provide ideas for integrating topographic maps into geography, science, environmental studies, history, and mathematics curricula. Included are 'map mysteries', which use topographic and thematic maps as starting points to uncover mysteries about the cultural and ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Lesson plan
Subject: Environmental science, Human geography, Physical geography
 
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This portal provides access to maps, aerial photographs, books, booklets, posters, CDs, digital data, and satellite imagery, many of which are useful for teaching about Lewis and Clark. These resources can be used in an inquiry-based setting for a variety of courses and projects at the elementary, secondary, and university levels. In addition, the USGS hosts Internet-based resources that can be used ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Lesson plan, Government portal
Subject: Human geography, Physical geography, Geology
 
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This teacher packet uses Landsat satellite imagery to teach about changes over time. Materials include a lesson plan in which students examine four sets of images from different locations and times to see how the landscapes have changed. Links are provided to Multispec software, which is used to process the imagery, to the image sets, to national standards applied to the activity, and to background ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Computer activity, Guide for instructor, Lesson plan
Subject: Environmental science, Human geography, Space science, Technology
 
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This portal provides links to a variety of information on the United States Geological Survey (USGS). There is a brief overview of the USGS mission and vision, links to news articles and press releases, and a link to frequently asked questions and a page where users can post their own questions. Other links access contact information for various departments within the USGS, a search engine for looking ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, General public
Resource type: Government portal
Subject: Environmental science, Human geography, Physical geography, Geology, Geophysics, Mineralogy or petrology, Paleontology, Hydrology, Natural hazards
 
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