Google Streets in the deep

October 4, 2012

Take your students on a field trip underwater with Google Maps’ Street View Ocean collection.

If It Were My Home compares countries side by side

March 11, 2011

If It Were My Home was first created to show the scale of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill by superimposing the contaminated area over a location of your choice. The site has since expanded to include a fabulous country comparison tool.

Our Changing World expresses economic, social data through maps

January 14, 2011

At Our Changing World, choose a topic and watch the size of each country morph to reflect various data. Certain parts of the world will expand or shrink depending on the value of their exports or their number of computer users, for example.

Explore geography’s many dimensions with Geocube

January 6, 2011

Modeled on a Rubik’s Cube, the Geocube’s six sides each represent a geographical theme, which are then divided into subtopics on the individual squares. Clicking first on a side, then on a square, you’ll zoom to a description of the topic with accompanying pictures and videos.

MapCrunch gives you a tour of the world

December 10, 2010

MapCrunch allows you to randomly tour spots on the earth, or choose your tour by continent, and within seconds, you have zoomed right into something interesting.