Top World Geography Web Sites

  • Free Maps
    Free Pearson Blackline Maps
    Free World History Maps
    Free Historical Maps - These maps are part of the University of Texas Library system.
    Free AP World History Maps
  • Marco Polo Link - Home to thousands of ideas, lesson plans, maps, tools, and interactive adventures that bring geography to life. A real top quality geography lesson bank
  • C.I.A. World Fact Book - Accurate and updated information on ANY country, maps, and more.
  • National Geographic Education Page - Numerous lessons, maps, facts, and photos. Take today's GeoQuiz, or play the GeoBuzz Challenge or GeoSpy Game. A fun and useful site.
  • United Nations: CyberSchool Bus - The purpose of this web site is to promote education about international issues and the United Nations. It has high quality teaching materials and activities. The "InfoNation" and "Country at a Glance" features are terrific.
  • World Digital Library from UNESCO - It will offer free and unlimited online access to cultural materials such as manuscripts, maps, rare books, films, sound recordings, prints and photographs provided by national libraries and cultural and educational institutions from all around the world.
  • National Council for Geographic Education - Lots of links, activities, standards, publications available.
  • PBS Web Based "Activity Packs" - PBS has gathered web based links of instructional resources and activities focused around specific themes. They're convenient and free.
  • Global Connections: The Middle East - Global Connections' rich collection of background articles, lesson plans, timeline, and other resources are indexed here to help educators quickly find topics and materials on the Middle East that are most relevant for their classroom needs.
  • Teacher Created Lesson Plans & Activities
  • The Newberry Library - The Newberry Library provides a home to a world-class collection of books, manuscripts, and maps, and also to a growing community of readers. Our collections, spanning many centuries, feature a wide range of materials, from illuminated medieval manuscripts to rich genealogical resources, and from early printed books to the personal papers of Midwest authors. The Newberry offers highly acclaimed programs for serious readers: fellowships for scholars, seminars for undergraduates, professional development activities for teachers, and a variety of seminars, lectures, and workshops.