Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Reach the World - Interactive Geography Activities

Reach the World produces a great online game for Geography students. The GeoGames from Reach the World feature an interactive map which students drag and drop onto different elements. The beginner level games asks has student place continents and the poles in the correct position. As the games levels progress students have to place countries and capitals in their proper positions. In the Build Planet Earth section students have to place continents, oceans, mountains, and rivers in their proper positions.

Below is a video demonstration of a student using the Geography Games from Reach the World.


Applications for Education
The Geography Games from Reach the World are designed for elementary school students as a way to learn the locations of physical and political geographic features. When students have successfully built their maps the maps can printed and used for review offline.