Geography: Continents and Oceans
Here are websites about the Earth’s seven continents and four oceans. There are maps, printouts, games, and quizzes to help younger students learn elementary world geography and map skills. Included are two related eThemes resources with more in depth information on continents and oceans.
Fact Monster: Atlas
Click on this map of the world for a more detailed map and further information about the region. What can you learn about each of the seven continents?
Enchanted Learning: Continents
Here is an index of printouts about the continents and world geography, including outline maps, quizzes, and activities.
Enchanted Learning: Oceans
This page contains facts about the Earth's oceans and a map. There are also links to an ocean map printout and a quiz.
National Geographic: Copy Cat
To play this game, click on the continent after it has flashed. Remember the order in which they have flashed to move up to the next level. More continents will be added to the sequence as you advance.
National Geographic: Continent Assembler
Unscramble the maps of the continents by dragging the puzzle pieces. You can print the finished maps when you are done.
National Geographic: Atlas Maps
Printable outline maps from all over the world are available on this site. Choose either labeled or blank with country borders showing or not.
National Geographic: Map Maker Interactive
Zoom in on different regions of the world's continents and oceans with this interactive map tool. Maps are available as outlines, topographical maps, or satellite images.
Here are color maps of all the continents and oceans. The maps are also available in Spanish.
Lesson Plan: Comparing the Continents
Students can examine maps and compare the geographic features of the Earth's continents in this lesson plan.
What regions of the world can you see from space? This site has high quality true color images of the Earth. See which continents you can identify, or watch an animation of the world turning.
This website is all about the Earth's oceans. Learn facts about each of the four oceans, see pictures, and learn about waves and currents.
Continents of the World
Click on the correct part of the world map to answer the questions.
Sally Ride Science: EarthKAM: Identifying Continents and Oceans
This three-page PDF file includes unlabeled world maps that can be printed and filled out.
eThemes Resource: Geography: Continents
Develop map skills by learning about the seven continents of the world. Includes interactive quizzes to test basic geography knowledge of the continents. There are links to eThemes Resources on Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Australia, South America, and Oceans.
eThemes Resource: Geography: Oceans
These sites are about the oceans of the world. Topics include habitats, tides, currents, temperatures, depths, and more. There are many photos and videos. Includes links to eThemes Resources on ocean animals and continents.
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