Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Electoral Votes Prediction Map

As the 2008 Election Day approaches in the United States one of the topics sure to be discussed in civics and history classes is the Electoral College. One resources that will be of use to teachers discussing the Electoral College is the Electoral Votes Prediction map from Google Maps. Using this map students can click on each state and see how the overall election results will change based on how each state votes. As students click on each state the Electoral vote count changes at the bottom of the page.

If you're looking for more 2008 Election resources you may want to try the Common Craft explanation, C-Span's Election Resources, or Google's Election page.

The Electoral Votes Prediction map is embedded below.