- Earth Pictures from Nasa
“This spectacular ‘blue marble’ image is the most detailed true-color image of the entire Earth to date.
- General Geography from About.com
This website answers questions about geography like “What is the largest marsh in the world?” or “What is the tallest point in the US east of the Mississippi?”
- Geography Bee
Each year thousands of schools in the United States participate in the National Geographic Bee using materials prepared by the National Geographic Society. For students in grades 4-8.
- GoogleEarth – Images from Space
Provides software to allow you to “zoom in” on most of the Earth using recent pictures.
- Google Maps
Find your home on this map. Includes both street maps and satellite images that you can move into position using your mouse.
- Grand Canyon Explorer
Information about geology, sightseeing, and services, with lots of photographs.
- Geo Game
These adventures will take you around the globe and let you conquer the world.
- How far is it?
A Service of Bali Online. You can type in the names of two cities around the world and learn the distance between them.
- Lights of Earth
Provides photos of the Earth at night, showing where urbanization has occurred.
- Map Games
Interactive map games will help you have fun while learning geography.
- Molecular Expressions
Start 10 million light-years from the Milky Way galaxy and wind up face to face with a proton in Florida.
- National Geographic Society Map Machine
Find County maps and State maps! Begin by selecting a continent, or use the index to go directly to a specific country, territory or state.
- NOVA Online: Everest
Public television program NOVA features information about the 1999 expedition to find George Mallory as well as details on surviving Everest.
- Outline Maps
Find outline maps of the world, the continents, and the United States.
- Parent Primer: Geography
Use this geography guide to bring you up to date on places, names, and vocabulary.
- ParkNet: National Park Service
The National Park Service website. Lots of info on National Parks, plus reserve your spot online.
- Physical Geography
PhysicalGeography.net is an educational web portal that focuses on a specific area knowledge known as Physical Geography.
- Scholastic Atlas of the World
Each topographical map clearly locates important cities, mountains, deserts, and bodies of water, indicating border countries and national capitals.
- Teaching Geography With Geocaching
The word “Geocaching” represents geo for geography, and caching for the process of hiding a cache.
- US Geography Game
Click on each state listed on the plane’s banner as it flies by. Find all of the states to become a master of US geography.
- US Geography for Kids
This site drills you on state capitals, state flowers, state flags, statehood dates and other geographical trivia.
- Yahoo! Maps
Type in a U.S. address, and this site will draw you a map of where it is!