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MapMaker Interactive

An interactive mapping experience with rich layers of information on the physical Earth, oceans, culture, and more.

Mapping Activities

Exploring Maps and Models

Exploring Maps and Models

Grades K-2. Students compare miniatures to real items. Then they explore maps and globes as miniature versions of places and the Earth.
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Introduction to Latitude and Longitude

Introduction to Latitude and Longitude

Grades 3-5. Students look at lines of latitude and longitude on Unites States and world maps, discuss why these lines are helpful, and identify landmarks with similar latitude and longitude. See All Grades 3-5 Mapping Activities»

Make A Contour Map

Make A Contour Map

Grades 6-8. Students create three-dimensional clay mountains and then use them to make contour maps.
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Diversity in New York Place Names

Diversity in New York Place Names

Grades 9-12. Students learn about and investigate the origins of place names in New York. Then they map place names and analyze patterns.
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New Maps!


All About Maps

maps

maps

This collection contains a selection of content from NG Education about maps. Use search to find more.


1-Page Maps

Printable 1-page maps of continents, countries, and states. Visit the MapMaker 1-Page Map tool to customize and download your map. See all of our 1-Page Maps.



Map Games

Fun with Maps

Fun with Maps

Find games that teach map skills to use in your classroom.