Developed by the National Council for Geographic Education in 1984, the five themes of geography are Location, Place, Human-Environment Interactions, Movement, and Regions. These websites have definitions of each of the five themes, lesson plan ideas, and resources for exploring individual themes in depth. Includes an eThemes resource on absolute and relative location.
This Web site is a very comprehensive resource for learning the history and culture of any country. You can browse by country, continent, or select from the drop-down menu to find detailed, book-length country profiles.
Students can find nearly any place on earth in interactive or printable maps. This site provides political maps, physical maps, topographical maps, thematic maps, country profiles, and more. NOTE: This site contains a link to the map store.
This website has information about human interactions with the environment. Search the Maps section to find geographic data broken down into four general categories: Humans, Land Use, Ecosystems, and Water Resources. The Schematics section describes various resource cycles with text and animations.
These sites are about the geographic concept of location. Learn the difference between absolute and relative location. There are maps, activities, lesson plans, and more. Included is an eThemes resource on the five themes of geography.