Geographic Concepts (continued)

Web Quests

http://its.guilford.k12.nc.us/webquests/mapadventure/map.htm

Students can read about different kinds of maps, answer questions based on the maps, and create their own maps.

Web Sites

www.mapquest.com

Students locate their school on a map and answer questions related to the map.

www.jigzone.com

Students complete puzzles to make pictures of a variety of land forms. The level of difficulty can be adjusted easily.

http://bensguide.gpo.gov/

Students can do mapping activities by clicking on k-2 in the kite, then choosing Games and Activities --> Interactive Games --> Place the State.

WLIW Video on Demand

See "How to Use WLIW Video on Demand" if necessary

Address: www.wliw.org/itv

User name: ny. "school name"

Password: wliw

There are several video clips related to Geographic Concepts. One which is appropriate for grade 2 is:

"Understanding and Using Maps and Globes"

Black line masters and a teacher guide are available for this video.