Educational Resources

Geography IQ - Planning a trip? Preparing a school homework assignment? Perhaps you're interested in current events or are just curious about exploring the world around you. Welcome to GeographyIQ is an online world atlas packed with geographic, economic, political, historical and cultural information. In addition, GeographyIQ brings together a number of other resources including maps, flags, currency conversion as well as climate and time zone information.

GeoSpy Geography Game - A geography game by National Geographic

Welcome to MapZone - MapZone is about having fun with maps, finding cool places to visit and telling others about them so they can visit too. MapZone has games to play, prizes to win, free goodies and homework help.

USGS Tapestry - A tapestry of time and terrain, the union of two maps - geology and topography.

Getting There By Car, Boat, Or Plane: A Guide To Maps - Cartography is the science and art of making and reading maps. According to official records, maps were first used around 2,300BC. The countries where cartography first began include Babylon, Greece and Asia. Traditional cartography was used in ancient times and they looked like simple drawings on papers. Today, cartography has gone digital, even on the Internet to help derive more applications and advantages from the study of cartography.

Population Reference Bureau - Population shapes almost every aspect of our lives. Population defines the need for resource allocations where to build roads, schools, or hospitals. Population shapes political systems and helps determine economic vitality. Because population has such a profound effect on how we plan for and realize our dreams, the Population Reference Bureau (PRB) is working hard to provide you with all the facts you need to better understand our changing world.

Global Population Data Sets - United Nations Environmental Programme

GeoHive - Welcome to the site dealing with statistics on the human population and Earth in general. The main kind of data you can find here is on the population of regions, countries, provinces and cities. Next to that there are some statistics on economic factors like wealth, infrastructure and more.

NCIGA - The global demography project is an effort to generate consistent, spatially referenced global population data sets for global and regional environmental analysis, demographic research.

Africa: Population Studies - A list of links for African Studies.

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