Online General Resources

  • Maps101

    (www.maps101.com)

    username: weddington / password: maps 101

    Cross-curriculum line resource for geography, history and earth science suitable for K – 12.  Includes maps, videos, games, news articles, lesson plans.


    NCWiseOwl
    (ncwiseowl.org)A great resource includes magazine and newspaper databases, encyclopedias, and much more!Newseum
    (www.newseum.org/ )Newspapers from around the world. Newseum Blends High-Tech With Historical.

    Google Earth

    (earth.google.com/)

    Google Earth lets you fly anywhere on Earth to view satellite imagery, maps, terrain, 3D buildings, from galaxies in outer space to the canyons of the ocean. You can explore rich geographical content, save your toured places, and share with others. txtFeeder
    (www.txtfeeder.com/ )News feeds on demand, directly to your mobile phone. txtFeeder is a free service that allows you to read the web via txt messages while avoiding data charges.

    Evernote
    (www.evernote.com/)

    Use Evernote to capture your ideas, snapshots, voice memos, things you see online, and just about anything else that you want to remember. Very cool. (free)