Kathryn A. Martin Library


50 States
50 States is an extensive database that offers a wealth of well organized information on each individual state. http://www.50states.com/

Atlapedia Online
Full of maps, information, and statistics, organized by country and world region. http://www.atlapedia.com/

CIA World Factbook
Updated daily, this site offers maps, flags, and laws of countries around the world. https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/

Cyber School Bus
"Provides information on the UN, current global issues, and also offers lesson plans, teaching modules, classroom activities and more." http://www.un.org/Pubs/CyberSchoolBus/

Florida Geographic Alliance Lesson Plan Collections
Free geographic lesson plans. *Access to this site requires registration with an email address. http://fga.freac.fsu.edu/lessonplans.html

Destination guides and other information for over 75 countries. http://www.geographia.com/

The GLOBE Program
An interactive site designed for active learning. http://www.globe.gov/home

Historical Maps at the University of Texas Library
Historical maps of every major world region. http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/historical/index.html

Internet Geography
"Free geography resources including revision help, case studies, lesson plans and worksheets. Everything from coastal environments to volcanoes." http://www.geography.learnontheinternet.co.uk/

Map Collections from the Library of Congress
Map collections from 1544 to the present as well as more than 4 million other items, organized according to seven major categories. http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/gmdhtml/gmdhome.html

Provides maps that can be printed as transparencies or handouts, and an interactive section. http://www.maps.com

National Atlas of the United States
Displays an atlas of U.S. natural and social-cultural landscapes. *Requires Shockwave plug-in (provided by the site). http://www.nationalatlas.gov/

National Council for Geographic Education
Contains the standards of classroom geography, many useful activities, lesson themes, and more. http://www.ncge.org/

National Geographic Society
Hundreds of maps, dozens of activities, and thousands of archived images and stories spanning the geography of our Earth. http://www.nationalgeographic.com/

National Weather Service
Current and historical information about weather around the U.S. http://www.nws.noaa.gov/

United States Geological Survey
"This site offers comprehensive lesson plans for different grade levels." It also contains extensive information on the biology, geology, and water quality of different regions." http://www.usgs.gov/

World Factbook (Central Intelligence Agency)
"The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities." https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/


For more information, contact:
Martha Eberhart, Reference Librarian
Email: meberhar@d.umn.edu
Phone: 218-726-8733
Fax: 218-726-7481
416 Library Drive
Duluth, MN 55812

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