Description of different types of maps
The World Digital Library (WDL) makes available on the Internet, free of charge and in multilingual format, significant primary materials from countries and cultures around the world.
Polar Discovery is a resource related to the environment of the earth's polar regions. This site would be useful in connection with present concerns regarding climate change.
A site identifying interesting aerial views available from Google Earth. These views would include imagery related to current events.
Classroom lessons using Google Earth.
Online history and geography resource database from ABC.
Imagery of the earth plus the opportunity to apply various overlays provided by National Geographic, Rumsey Historical maps, Discovery Network, and others. Visit specific locations.
How to Teach With Google Earth
Overlay markers, images, marks of various kinds on top of Google maps. Save out a jpg of your work.
Interactive map giving access to online newspapers. Translation system is integrated.