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Table of Contents
  1. Why Learn Geography   5. Building Skills
       Purpose, Human Geography, Physical Geography        General Knowledge, Map Reading, Compass, Navigation/Orienteering, GPS - GIS
  2. The World   6. Fun Activities and Tasks
       World Maps, Country Maps and Info, Special Purpose Maps and Info        Fun, Downloads, Tasks and Exams
  3. Earth and Space   7. Videos and Beyond
       Looking Inward - the Earth from Space, Looking Outwards        Videos, PowerPoints, News and Magazines
  4. Historic Maps and Sources   8. Miscellaneous Resources
       Historic Sources, Historic Maps, Boundary Disputes        Doing Research, Tutorials, Misc., Translate, Careers
       

1. Why Learn Geography
Back to Top What is Geography and Why Learn It?
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1. What is Geography? (John Gair, NIDES, SD71, Courtenay, BC, Canada)
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2. What is Geography and why study it? (Vancouver Island University, BC, Canada)
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3. What is Geography? (Association of American Geographers, USA)
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4. Geography 101 (about.com)
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5. Four traditions of Geography (about.com)
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6. Defining the five themes of Geography (mrdonn.org)
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7. The Five Themes of Geography (National Geographic Society, USA)
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8. Why learn geography? - "My wonderful world": 1 minute ad/video (National Geographic Society, USA)
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9. Purpose - National Standards USA (educationoasis.com)
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10. Geography matters: 16 page pdf (gis.com)
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11. Geography basics - landforms and living patterns: 20 minute video - requires password (United Streaming)
   
   
 
Back to Top Human and Cultural Geography
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1. What is Human Geography? (University of Alberta, Canada)
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2. How Geography defines a culture: 18 minute video - requires password (United Streaming)
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3. Population over time: animation ("World Regional Geography", W.H. Freeman Publishers, USA)
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4. Human impact on the environment (Globalis/United Nations)
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5. Twenty abandoned cities and towns (weburbanist.com)
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6. Using maps to develop hypotheses (Association of American Geographers)
   
   
  Human Geography - Data Sources

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1. Stats Canada 2. Census Canada - about the census 3. FedStats USA
4. World Population Pyramids (US Census) 5. Australian Bureau of Statistics 6. UK Statistics Authority
7. UNESCO 8. UN Data 9. World Health Organization
10. World Bank 11. OECD 12. International Monetary Fund - IMF
13. Social Watch 14. Country Background Info 15. Transparency International
16. GeoHive 17. NationMaster 18. Stat Orgs around the world
   
   
 
Back to Top Physical Geography: What Is links
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1. Scope of Physical Geography (Michael Pidwirny, University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus, Canada)
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2. Elements of Geography (Michael Pidwirny, University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus, Canada)
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3. Physical Geography overview (Matt Rosenberg, about.com)
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4. Physical Geography (answers.com)
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5. Physical Geography (wikipedia.org)
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6. Physical Geography: 29 minute video - requires password (United Streaming)
   
   
 
Back to Top Physical Geography Links -- Topic under development. Comments and suggestions welcome.
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1. Geography4kids (geography4kids.com)
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2. Using maps to develop hypotheses (Association of American Geographers)
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3a. Making Sense of Evidence - Who made this map and why? (David T. Stevens, George Mason University, Virginia, USA)
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3b. Map analysis worksheet - for above: pdf (Educational Staff, National Archives, USA)
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4. Places & Spaces - Mapping Science (scimaps.org)
   
   
 
2. The World
Back to Top World Maps and Views
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1. The World - as map or as satellite view or as terrain view (Google Maps)
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2. The World - as map or as hybrid view or as satellite view (Yahoo Maps)
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3. The World - as map or as aerial view (Microsoft Maps)
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4. The World - as map or as satellite view or as physical view (National Geographic Map Machine)
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5. Day and night (Fourmilab, Switzerland)
   
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4. Flash Earth (flashearth.com)
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5. Google Earth (Google)
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6. Microsoft Virtual Earth (Microsoft)
   
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7. Where is it? - Getty thesaurus of geographical names (getty.edu)
   
   
 
Back to Top Outline and Country Maps and Country Information
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1. Outline Maps (Houghton Mifflin Publishers, USA)
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2. Outline Maps (about.com)
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3. Xpeditions Atlas (National Geographic Society, USA)
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4. Outline map sites (Perry-Castaneda Library Collection, University of Texas, USA)
   
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5. International maps (Atlas of Canada)
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6. Physical/Political map sites (Perry-Castaneda Library Collection, University of Texas, USA)
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7. Country Maps - general and by country (Holt, Rinehart and Winston Publishers, USA)
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8. Geography - by country (Merriam-Webster, USA)
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9. Country info (infoplease.com)
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10. World factbook - reference maps (CIA, USA)
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11. World factbook (CIA, USA)
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12. Country of the world (theodora.com)
   
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13. Country flags (about.com)
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14. World flags and symbols (world-flags-symbols.com)
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15. World geography information (infoplease.com)
   
   
 
Back to Top Special Purpose Maps and Information
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1. Ocean Maps (Holt, Rinehart and Winston Publishers, USA)
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2. Polar regions and ocean maps (Perry-Castaneda Library Collection, University of Texas, USA)
   
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3. United Nations country and regional maps: see left side of window (The United Nations)
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4. World Heritage list (UNESCO, The United Nations)
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5. United Nations mission maps: see right side of window (The United Nations)
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6. United nations World Food Programme (The United Nations)
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7. 2009 Hunger Map (World Food Programme)
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8. World hunger on the rise (pbs.org)
   
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7. Displaced persons (Human Rights Watch)
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8. Refugees and internally displaced persons (CIA Factbook, USA)
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9. Conflict induced internally displaced persons (idmc.org)
   
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10. Trafficking in persons (Department of Justice, Canada)
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11. Child trafficking (UNICEF Canada)
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12. Human trafficking (humantrafficing.org)
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13. Trafficking in persons (CIA Factbook, USA)
   
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14. Stolen kids... (CNN.com)
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15. Children of conflict - child soldiers (The BBC, UK)
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16. Some facts about child soldiers (child-soldiers.org)
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17. Child soldiers - 2008 Global Report (childsoldiersreport.org)
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18. Children and armed conflict (The United Nations)
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19. Military use of children (wikipedia.org)
   
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20. H5N1 - avain influenza: death rates from 2003 forward (World Health organization, United Nations)
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21. Avian Influenza maps (Perry-Castaneda Library Collection, University of Texas, USA)
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22. West Nile virus maps (Perry-Castaneda Library Collection, University of Texas, USA)
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23. Canada - West Nile virus information and maps (Health Canada)
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24. United States - West Nile virus information/maps (Centers for Disease Control, USA)
   
   
 
3. Earth and Space
Back to Top The Earth from Space
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1. The Blue Marble (Visible Earth - NASA, USA)
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2. The Earth at Night - city lights (Visible Earth - NASA, USA)
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3. Day and night (Fourmilab, Switzerland)
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4. Real time satellite tracking (NASA, USA)
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5. NASA's view of Earth: archival views of Earth (NASA, USA)
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6. Eyes on the Earth: overview of satellites 'looking' at the Earth (NASA, USA)
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7. Earth from space - online exhibition (Smithsonian Institution, USA)
   
   
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8. World weather view (Fourmilab, Switzerland)
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9. Weather - forecasts from around the world (World Meteorological Organization)
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10. Weather - severe weather warnings (World Meteorological Organization)
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11. Weather - world weather (The BBC, UK)
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12. Current weather (The Weather Network)
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13. Climate time machine (NASA, USA)
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14. World climate index (climate-charts.com)
   
   
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15. Ocean maps (Holt, Rinehart and Winston Publishers, USA)
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16. Maps of oceans (How Stuff Works)
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17. Ocean views: misc. resources including animations and videos (NASA, USA)
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18. The geography of oceans (How Stuff Works)
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19. Ocean currents: misc. video clips (How Stuff Works)
   
   
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20. El Nino and La Nina (Environment Canada)
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21. Extreme weather - El Nino (David Suzuki Foundation, Canada)
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22. El Nino (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, USA)
   
   
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23. Tectonic plates (worldatlas.com)
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24. Moving and shaking - plate tectonics (National Geographic Society, USA)
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25. Active volcanoes, plate tectonics and the ring of fire (US Geological Society, USA)
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26. Plate tectonic animations (scotese.com)
   
   
 
Back to Top Looking Outward
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1. Neave Planetarium (neave.com)
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2. Solar system exploration (NASA, USA)
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3. Windows to the Universe (ucar.edu, USA)
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4. Celestia download (shatters.net)
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5. Stephen Hawking's Universe (PBS-TV, USA)
   
   
 
4. Historic Sources and Maps
Back to Top Historic Sources
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1. "More than just a map" (Louisiana State Museum, USA)
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2. Getty theseraus of geographical names (getty.edu)
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3. Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection (University of Texas, USA)
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4. Gallery of globes and map projections (Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland)
   
   
 
Back to Top Historic Maps and Timelines
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1. World history maps (fsmitha.com)
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2. Historic maps for students - Greece, Egypt, Rome (University of North Carolina, USA)
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3. IAM maps - Ancient Mediterranean, Northern Europe, and British Isles: scroll down (University of North Carolina, USA)
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4. Antigue maps (University of Flordia, USA)
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5. David Rumsey map collection (davidrumsey.com)
   
   
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6. Evidence of Early Humans (School District 71, BC, Canada)
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7. Geography of Mesopotamia (School District 71, BC, Canada)
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8. Geography and climate of Ancient China (School District 71, BC, Canada)
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9. Geography and climate of India (School District 71, BC, Canada)
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10. Indian Empires - trade and travel (School District 71, BC, Canada)
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11. Ancient Greek geography (School District 71, BC, Canada)
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12. History and timelines for Ancient Rome (School District 71, BC, Canada)
   
   
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13. Islamic Empires - geography and climate (School District 71, BC, Canada)
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14. Islamic Empires - trade and travel (School District 71, BC, Canada)
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15. Europe and North Africa - 600 60 1400 C.E.: PowerPoint presentation (Stewart Savard, School District 71, BC, Canada)
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16. The changing face of Europe (School District 71, BC, Canada)
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17. Europe by century - 500 to 1400 C.E.: PowerPoint presentation (Stewart Savard, School District 71, BC, Canada)
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18. Medieval maps (Fordham University,New York, USA)
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19. The geography and environment of Mongolia (School District 71, BC, Canada)
   
   
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20. Renaissance geography (School District 71, BC, Canada)
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21. Renaissance trade routes (School District 71, BC, Canada)
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22. European exploration and colonial conquest (School District 71, BC, Canada)
   
   
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23. Historical outline maps - United States (Houghton Mifflin Publishers, USA)
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24. Historical maps of the Americas (University of Texas, USA)
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25. Early maps of Newfounland and Labrador: see maps on left (Memorial University, Canada)
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26. Centre for Newfoundland Studies - digitized maps (Memorial University, Canada)
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27. Early Canadian maps (McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada)
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28. Canada - geography page or history subtopic or "North" subtopic (eLibrary, School District 71, BC, Canada)
   
   
 
Back to Top Boundary Issues
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1. International disputes (CIA Factbook, USA)
   
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2. Maritime claims (CIA Factbook, USA)
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3. Current maritime border disputes (Google Earth Community)
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4. How the Arctic is divided (Canadian Geographic Magazine)
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5. Canada and Russia in Arctic boundary dispute: also check news items below this story (geology.com)
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6. Unsettled border disputes: pdf - student simulation background paper (Academic Forum for Foreign Affairs, Austria)
   
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7. Frontier and boundaries (Wilson R.M. Krukoski, info.lncc.br)
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8. International Court of Justice (United Nations)
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9. Permanent Court of Arbitration (pca-cpa.org)
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10. Territorial disputes (wikipedia.org)
   
   
 
5. Building Skills
Back to Top General Knowledge
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1. MapZone: go to MapAbility (ordnancesurvey.co.uk)
   
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2. Exploring maps - poster #1 and poster #2: pdfs (US Geological Survey, USA)
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3. A brief history of maps (Emporia State University, James S. Aber)
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4. Mapping history (British Library, UK)
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5. The truthfulness of maps (Terry G. Jordan, The Human Mosaic, W.H. Freeman Publishers, USA)
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6. Maps - types, symbols, terms: 18 minute video - requires password (United Streaming)
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7. Maps and globes: 48 minute video - requires password (United Streaming)
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8. Photos in geography (BBC, UK)
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9. Graphing skills (BBC, UK)
   
   
 
Back to Top Making and Reading Maps
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1. Basic map skills (BBC, UK)
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2. Reading maps (tv411.org)
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3. Measuring distance: pdf (Ordnance Survey, UK)
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4. Relief and contour lines: pdf (Ordnance Survey, UK)
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5. What are contour lines (Natural Resources Canada)
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6. Map reading made easy: 8 page pdf (Ordnance Survey, UK)
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7. Map scale (Natural Resources Canada)
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8. Map symbols (Natural Resources Canada)
   
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9. Longitude and latitude (mrdowling.com)
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10. Latitude and longitude (National Geographic Magazine)
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11. Basic geography - longitude and latitude (socialstudiesforkids.com)
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12. Explaining longitude and latitude (University of Wisconsin)
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13. Latitude and Longitude (NASA: U.S. Government)
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14. View the Earth using latitude and longitude (Fourmilab, Switzerland)
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15. Play "Find your longitude" (NOVA at pbs.org, USA)
   
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16. From flat surface to globes - map projections (Denis J. Dean, Colorado State University, USA)
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17. Map projection overview (Peter H. Dana, Colorado State University, USA)
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18. Common map projections (Denis J. Dean, Colorado State University, USA)
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19. Coordinate systems overview (Peter H. Dana, Colorado State University, USA)
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20. Map projection: video (National Geographic Maps, USA)
   
   
 
Back to Top Using a Compass
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1. Compass directions - 16 point compass: Microsoft Word document (Ordnance Survey, UK)
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2. Compass bearings (Ordnance Survey, UK)
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3. Map and compass basics (wildernessadventures.com)
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4. How to use a compass: PowerPoint (Wigan Scouts, UK)
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5. The history of the sextant (Lecture by Peter Ifland, University of Coimbra, Portugal)
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6. The astrolabe - a user's guide (Richard Covington, Saudi Aramco World)
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7. Tools of navigation (The Mariner's Museum, Newport News, Virginia, USA)
   
   
 
Back to Top Navigation, Orienteering and Geocaching Section under development. Comments and suggestions welcome.
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1. History of navigation (navis.gr, Greece)
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2. Introduction to navigation: focus on Captain James Cook (BBC, UK)
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3. Navigation (encarta.msn.com)
   
   
   
Back to Top Orienteering Section under development. Comments and suggestions welcome.
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1. What is orienteering? (Orienteering Association of Hong Kong)
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2. About orienteering (Canadian Orienteering Federation)
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3. Orienteering - the sport of a lifetime (US Orienteering Federation, USA)
   
   
 Back to Top Geocaching Section under development. Comments and suggestions welcome. 
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1. What is geocaching? (US Geological Society)
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2. Geocaching around the world (geocaching.com)
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3. Geocachers' creed (geocreed.info)
   
   
 
Back to Top GPS - Global Positioning System
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1. What is a GPS? How does it work? (Library of Congress, USA)
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2. How GPS receivers work (howstuffworks.com)
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3. What is GPS? (trimble.com)
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4. Global positioning system overview: pdf (Peter H. Dana, Colorado State University, USA)
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5. Having fun with GPS: pdf (Anton Ninno, monitoringtimes.com)
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6. Which is better GPS or Orienteering?: 10 minute video (pbskids.org)
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7. Satellites - our eyes in the skys: 10 minute video - requires password (United Streaming)
   
   
  GIS - Geographic Information System
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1. What is GIS? (esricanada.com)
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2. What is GIS?: 2 minute video (esri.com)
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3. What is GIS? (gis.com)
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4. What is GIS? (US Geographical Survey)
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5. Geographic Information Systems overview (Kenneth E. Foote, Colorado State University, USA)
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6. GIS in your life: shockwave video (esri.com)
   
   
 
6. Fun Activities
Back to Top Fun
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1. Play GeoNet (Houghton Mifflin Publishers)
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2. Magic Map (mape.org.uk)
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3. Geography Bee (National Geographic Society)
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4. MapZone: go to MapTivity (ordnancesurvey.co.uk)
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5. Food Force (United Nations Cyber School Bus)
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6. Flag tag (United Nations Cyber School Bus)
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7. Map games (map.com)
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8. Geography games (Brad Bowerman, quia.com)
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9. Earth's physical features (quia.com)
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10. Long and Lat map game (kidsgeo.com)
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11. Get lost compass game (NOVA pbs.org)
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12. Test your geography knowledge (lizardpoint.com)
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13. Time Ticker - time around the world (timeticker.com)
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14. Landscapes - map skills (BBC - Scotland, UK)
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15. The Lost army of Fu Shi (BBC, UK)
   
   
 
Back to Top Downloads
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1. NASA World Wind (NASA, USA)
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2. Google Earth (google.com)
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3. Microsoft Virtual Earth (microsoft.com)
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4. MapMixer Beta (yahoo.com)
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5. Seterra 3 - learn geography (Marianne Wartoft, Sweden)
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6. EarthNavigator 5.0b -via c/net
   
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7. Cmap: download Tools not Server (ihmc.us)
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8. Audacity (sourceforge.net)
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9. Google SketchUp 6 and video tutorials (Google)
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10. Photostory 3 (Microsoft)
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11. Motion chart (google.com) from Hans Rosling - best stats you've ever seen (ted.com)
   
   
 
Back to Top Tasks and Exams
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1. You think!: starting points in classroom discussions (World Bank)
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2. Classroom activities (Canadian Council for Geographic Education)
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3. Five themes of Georaphy quiz (quia.com)
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4. Working with population and age pyramids (Statistics Canada)
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5. Geography study pages (BBC, UK)
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6a. Making Sense of Evidence (George Mason University, Virginia, USA)
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6b. Document analysis worksheets - for above (Educational Staff, National Archives, USA)
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7. Xpeditions: activities (National Geographic Society)
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8. Beyond the map (Maritime Museum of BC, Canada)
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9. Drake's Circumnavigation - requires Google Earth (activehistory.co.uk)
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10. Making sense of the Mayan collapse (NASA, USA)
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11. Geodemography (W. H. Freeman and Company, USA)
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12. Making globalization visible (W. H. Freeman and Company, USA)
   
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13. Geography 12 - past provincial exams 06/07 and answer key (BC Ministry of Education, Canada)
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14. Geography 12 - past provincial exams 05/06 and answer key (BC Ministry of Education, Canada)
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15. World Geography - past exams and answer keys (Government of Newfoundland and Labrador)
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16. AP Human Geography (collegeboard.com)
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17. Australian history, geography, civics, and citizenship (Government of New South Wales, Australia)
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18. Mock exam for UK GCSE Geography (BBC, UK)
  19. International Baccalaureate (IB) resources - link needed
   
   
 
7. Videos and Beyond
Back to Top Videos and Images
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1. National Geographic videos (video.nationalgeographic.com)
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2. CBC Digital Archives - "Environment" (CBC, Canada)
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3. Spinning Earth - in daylight (NASA, USA)
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4. Exploring the World's Geography: 23 minute video requires password (United Streaming)
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5. Our Earth as Art (NASA, USA)
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6. Visible Earth: videos and animations some files are EXTREMELY large (NASA, USA)
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7. BBC video clips for topic "Geography": 152 video clips - can be slow to load (BBC, UK)
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8. Video clips from Antarctica (British Antarctic Survey)
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9. The Daily Dozen: stunning daily photos from around the world (National Geographic)
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10. Geography in the 21st Century (pupilvision.com)
   
   
 
Back to Top PowerPoints Page under development. Comments and suggestions welcome.
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1. Five themes of Geography (Todd Horton, Nipissing University, Ontario, Canada)
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2. Geographical terms (Saskatchewan School, Canada)
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3. Mapping (World of Teaching, UK)
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4. Geography PowerPoints (World of Teaching, UK)
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5. Free PowerPoint templates from/via Microsoft: World Country report  or option 2
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6. Free PowerPoint templates from Brainy Betty
   
   
 
Back to Top News and Magazines
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1. National Geographic news (news.nationalgeographic.com)
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2. Geography in the news (Royal Geographic Society, UK)
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3. Geography newsroom (geographynewsroom.co.uk)
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4. BGS - in the media (British Geographical Society, UK)
   
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5. Canadian Geographic Magazine (canadiangeographic.ca)
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6. National Geographic Magazine (ngm.nationalgeographic.com)
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7. National Geographic Kids (kids.nationalgeographic.com)
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8. Australian Geographic magazine (australiangeographic.com)
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9. Africa Geographic magazine (africageographic.com)
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10. List of Geography Magazines and Journals (about.com)
   
   
 
8. Miscellaneous Resources
Back to Top Doing Research
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1. How to do research: the CMS approach see left side of page (Avi Luxenburg, Comox Valley School District, BC, Canada)
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2. The research process (Oregon School Library Information System, USA)
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3. Primary vs. secondary sources (Bowling Green State University, Ohio, USA)
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4. Using Citation Machine (Avi Luxenburg, NIDES, BC, Canada)
   
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5. Writing sentences (actden.com)
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6. Writing paragraphs (actden.com)
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7. Writing essays (actden.com)
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8. How to write an essay (Avi Luxenburg, Comox Valley School District, BC, Canada)
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9. Guide to writing a basic essay (Kathy Livingston)
   
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10. Science Fair project guide (sciencebuddies.org)
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11. Science Fair - the display (Science Fair Foundation of BC, Canada)
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12. Exhibits for Science Fairs (Ohio State University, USA)
   
   
 
Back to Top Tutotials
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1. Using Cmap (Avi Luxenburg/Tara Colborne, NIDES, BC, Canada)
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2. Using Audacity (Avi Luxenburg/Tara Colborne, NIDES, BC, Canada)
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3. Using Google Sketchup (Avi Luxenburg/Tara Colborne, NIDES, BC, Canada)
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4. Using Photostory 3 (Avi Luxenburg/Tara Colborne, NIDES, BC, Canada)
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5. Turning Microsoft Word into a talking word processor (Paul Hamilton, SETBC)
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6. Boolify - search engine (boolify.org)
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7. eLibrary - all tutorials (eLibrary.sd71.bc.ca)
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8. eLibrary - all tools (eLibrary.sd71.bc.ca)
   
   
 
Back to Top Miscellaneous Resources
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1. EarthNet glossary (Government of Canada)
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2. Learning geographical terms: 10 minute video - requires password (United Streaming)
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4. Canadian Geographic - the Cartographer's Table (Canadian Geographic Magazine)
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5. GeoConnections Discovery Portal (Government of Canada)
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6. World clock (poodwaddle.com)
   
   
 
Back to Top Translate
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1. Babel Fish (Yahoo)
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2. Google Translate (Google)
   
   
 
Back to Top Careers
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1. Possible jobs using geography skills: commercial site - gives ideas (geographyjobs.ca)
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2. Careers in Cartography (Canadian Cartographic Association)
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3. Careers for Geoscientists: video (earthscientistworld.org)
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4. What does a Geologist do? (geology.com)
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5. Geography on the Job (Canadian Council for Geographic Education)
   
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6. North Island College - Geography Courses (NIC, BC, Canada)
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7. Vancouver Island Univeristy - Geography Courses (VIU, BC, Canada)
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8. Vancouver Island Univeristy - Geology Courses (VIU, BC, Canada)
   
   
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