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Navigate Planet Earth | Longitude & Latitude I  Geo Bee Challenge

 

NAVIGATING PLANET EARTH

 
 
 

MapMaker Interactive by National Geographic
Physical map, political map, volcanoes, SST & so much more

CARDINAL DIRECTONS  * Cardinal Directions Game


EQUATOR  * Equator map - worldatlas

TIME ZONES
1.  World Time Zone map
2.  Time Zones live in 3 locations 
3.  Time zones - World atlas
4.  Where is it day & night? - realtime satellite photos by Four Mile Lab

SEASONS
* Paths of the sun animation - University of Nebraska-Lincoln
* Seasons animation - University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Solstice - SciJinks

LATITUDE  LONGITUDE 
(parallels)                                (meridians)

 
 
   
  1. Latitude & Longitude - Dig into history
  2. Dr. Nagler's Labroratory - video
  3. More Information videos


QUIZ:
1. * Latitude & Logitude Map Match Game
2. * Coordinates - Mr. Nussbaum
3. * International Pizza Delivery - Mr. Nussbaum

4. * Latitude & Longitude Pirate Map - ABCya
5. * Rags to Riches - Quia Quiz

* Drawing >  Latitude, then Longitude, & Latitude and Longitude Story. 
*Information > Meridians & Parallels - Time and distance

PRIME MERIDIAN  is 0˚
* Prime Meridian   East & West * Green Laser Meridian 

* John Harrison established navigation standards

HEMISPHERES  * Hemispheres - World atlas

International Date Line A new day begins at the International Date Line (180˚ longitude). * The world is divided into 24 time zones, each is 15˚ of longitude wide (360˚ divided by 24 hours in a day).    

 

 

       

WIN THE GEOBEE CHALLENGE

 

GeoBee Challenge By National Geographic - Try new questions every day

 

The United States 

 

US STATES - Know your states

  1. Start in Maine >  USA Tutorial  - Listen to state names- Sheppard 
  2.  States by regions  -What states are near? - Sheppard
  3. QUIZ Find the States - PlayKids Games
  4. OR QUIZ Ameriquake - Mr. Nussbaum
  5. MOTTOS:  Puzzled US States- Scholastic 
  6. ADVANCED QUIZ Where is that?- Funbrain 

US REGIONS AND LANDFORMS:  lakes, mountains, regions & landforms

  1.  50 States & Regions AND Quiz - Learner
  2.  Regions interactive with landforms by MrNussbaum 
  3.  Landforms practice - Mr. Nussbaum
  4. QUIZ From Sea to Shining Sea - identify rivers and mountains
  5. QUIZ US History / Maps Learner
  6. MORE US States Interactive with facts by MrNussbaum
 

STATE CAPITALS, LANDMARKS & FACTS

  1.   State Capitals - Netstate
  2.  Capitals & Cities - MrNussbaum
  3.  QUIZ Venture: Capital - coolmath
  4.  QUIZ US Capitals - I like2learn
  5.  US Landmarks - Mr. Nussbaum
  6.  US Extremes - infoplease
  7. Size of the states - wisegeek 

CHALLENGE YOURSELF

  1.  QUIZ GeoNet - Select US map - Houghton Mifflin
  2.  QUIZ Rags to Riches: US QUESTIONS
  3.  QUIZ Coast to Coast - MrNussbaum
  4.   Seterra 100's of challenges
 

Name the Continents

1. Interactive Continent PRACTICE by MrNussbaun
2.
QUIZ Find the Contenents - PlayKids
5. World Landforms - Mr. Nussbaum
6. World Landmarks - Mr. Nussbaum
 

Countries by Continent

 

IDENTIFY THE COUNTRIES :

 

1. North America- Mr. Nussbaum

    ...QUIZ North America - PlayKids
 

2. South America - Mr. Nussbaum

    MAP South America - World Atlas
MAP South America - Topical Map - World Atlas

... QUIZ South America - PlayKids
... QUIZ Latin America - maps.com requires registration
... QUIZ SA Lizardpoint
 

3. Europe - MrNussbaum

    MAPS Europe - World Atlas
MAP Europe Landforms -see below map -  World Atlas
 

4. Asia - Mr. Nussbaum

    MAP Asia - World Atlas
... QUIZ
Asia - PlayKidsGames
 

5. Africa - Mr. Nussbaum

    MAP Africa - World Atlas
... QUIZ Africa Jigsaw Puzzle - PlayKids
 

6. Australia- Mr. Nussbaum

    ... QUIZ Australia PlayKids
 

7. Name the 7th continent

All About Countries    

   

WORLD INFORMATION
* Islands - World Atlas
*
Countries of the World -US State Dept.
* Languages by Country


COUNTRY QUIZ:

1. GeoNet - Select World map - Houghton Mifflin
2
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Mapman - Scholastic

3 . Conquer the Continents - 60 seconds - Mrnussbaum
4.The Geography Guide Select QUIZZES - FactMonster
5 .Maps.com Quiz States, capitals, Europe, Russia, Middle East and Africa
6. World Geography - Cities, water, longitude & latitude - Triviaplaza
7. Super Quiz - maps.com
8. All About Europe - sheppard software
9. Fly around the World
10. 
QUIZ Continents and Countries of  WORLD - Seterra

   
COUNTRY TOUGH STUFF QUIZ
1. Where is that?- 5 levels including capitals - Funbrain
2 . Capital Game - Mr. Nussbaum
3 . Country Geography Quiz - Lizard point
   

EXPLORE THE WORLD AROUND US
1.  World Capitals - Fact Monster
2. World Heritage Sites - UNESCO
3. My Wonderful Worldby The Smithsonian

4. Country Travel Quiz - National Geographic
5. Travel - National Geographic


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