It’s World Environment Day!

It’s World Environment Day!

Every year, the United Nations sets the theme for World Environment Day and raises awareness for their cause. In 2014, World Environment Day is focusing on our rising seas. Learn more about our waters and reflect on what you can do to help change our planet. The...
Mapping from National Geographic

Mapping from National Geographic

National Geographic has a depth of cartographic resources online! We’ve been browsing their┬áselection of educational content and found several free resources we thought you would enjoy sharing with your students. Location and Place in Your Classroom Introduction...
Happy National Parks Week!

Happy National Parks Week!

Tomorrow National Parks week opens! To kick off the celebration, enjoy FREE access to any national park this weekend. Find a National Park near you and explore all the maps the National Park Service has to offer. Follow this link to view the NPS’ geospatial map...
It’s April – So Read a Road Map!

It’s April – So Read a Road Map!

This month kicked off with National Read a Road Map Week! In this day & age it’s so easy to look up directions in a phone or program them into a GPS, reading a road map is more of an art to kids these days than an essential skill. I may be dating myself...
Springtime: It’s for the Birds

Springtime: It’s for the Birds

It’s officially springtime, and after thinking of plants and blooms, our thoughts turn to our feathered friends returning from warmer climes. Ask your students if they’ve noticed more birds lately. Research bird migration patterns in your area and take...