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Friday, November 11, 2011

11 Resources for Geography Awareness Week 2011

Next week is Geography Awareness Week. For this year's Geography Awareness Week National Geographic has created a website called Mission Explore. Mission Explore is a series of challenge activities designed to get students explore, record, and think about the geography of their communities. Some of the challenge activities ask students to create a maze, photograph evidence, write a play, and make observations about the sounds, sights, and smells of their communities. You can view the Mission Explore challenges online or download a PDF of all of the challenge activities.

Here are ten geography resources that I've previously reviewed:
Explore a Map of 900+ UNESCO World Heritage Sites
Learn More About Geocaching
10 Interactive Geography Games and Maps
A Visual Guide to Global Trends
Trip Films - Travel Videos
60+ Virtual Tours and Webcams for Social Studies
Maps Compare - Four Maps on One Page
The True Size of Africa
GeoQuiz - Create Your Own Interactive Geography Games
Exploring Art Through Geography

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