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This portal provides introductory text for issues relating to Geographic Information Systems as well as pointers to further information. GIS Lounge includes links to tutorials, references, career opportunities, GIS user forums, GIS data sources and industry articles. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Commercial portal
Subject: Physical geography
 
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Many students have difficulty relating to distances as expressed on maps. In this activity, students will make maps of the area between their homes and school, determine the distance (with which they are already familiar), and provide a legend and scale. As an extension, they can try using each others' maps to see if they can navigate from school to a friend's house. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Physical geography
 
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GeoCommunicator provides searching, accessing, and dynamic mapping of data for Federal Surface Management boundaries, Mining Claims, Land and Mineral Use Records, and the Public Land Survey System from the Bureau of Land Management's National Integrated Land System and the Legacy Rehost 2000 System (LR2000). Users may: publish geographic data and activities they wish to share; communicate land-related ... Full description.
Grade level: Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Map, Government portal, Discussion / Forum, Email lists, In-situ dataset
Subject: Physical geography
 
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This Canadian site is a searchable database of places in Canada. Searches can be made by location name and/or point coordinates. Data returned gives the place name, location, general area map, feature type, and any former names the place may have had. This site is part of the Geographical Names site for Canada, which connects to details about name origins, student module projects, publications and ... Full description.
Grade level: College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Map, In-situ dataset
Subject: Physical geography
 
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The Global Schoolhouse contains an interactive geography game, a place for students to share field trip experiences, online expeditions, a clearinghouse for collaborative projects from around the world, classroom conferencing, news lists, professional development resources, and a project for students to create an international newspaper. There is also an international competition for K-12 students ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Computer activity, Project, Clearinghouse, Email lists
Subject: Physical geography
 
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This Classroom Connectors lesson plan discusses weather conditions and their contribution to weathering and erosion. Students learn to explain the process of physical and chemical weathering. They also learn to compare and contrast erosion resulting from wind, ice and water. The site provides goals, objectives, an outline, time required, materials, activities, and closure ideas for the lesson. The ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Physical geography
 
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Test Your Stream Erosion IQ is an online activity for students to examine topographical maps of stream erosion, and identify the type of landforms that would be created by the stream channels shown on the maps. From the elevation contour lines, students decide if the dome, mountain peak, U-shaped canyon, irregular, or V-shaped canyon landforms are represented. There are also photographs to illustrate ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Computer activity, Map, Photograph
Subject: Physical geography
 
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This student activity provides instructions for making a global relief map out of clay or dough. Students create a miniature world, complete with mountains, valleys, rivers, lakes, and volcanoes. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Physical geography
 
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The GEOnet Names Server (GNS) is a database of names of geographic features worldwide, excluding the United States and Antarctica, which are included in the Geographic Names Information System. GNS provides access to the National Imagery and Mapping Agency (NIMA) database, which is the official repository of foreign place-name decisions approved by the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (US BGN). GNS ... Full description.
Grade level: College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Ref. material, Periodical, Modeled dataset
Subject: Physical geography
 
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This lesson plan introduces students to latitude and longitude. They will look at lines of latitude and longitude on a United States map and discuss the reasons why these lines are helpful. Students will also discuss the ways that temperatures vary with latitude and will explain the clothes they might wear at specific latitudes. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Physical geography
 
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