Updated August 2010

 Looking at the Earth
    The Five Themes - Latitude/Longitude - Maps - Map Projections
  Five Themes of Geography - An Overview of the Five Themes of Geography
  The Five Themes of Geography
  5 Themes of Geography - Definitions
  USGS Education
  Greenwich Meridian: Prime Meridian of the World - Zero degrees Longitude
  The Equator, Hemispheres, Tropic of Cancer, and Tropic of Capricorn - Geography a free US address geocoder - type in your address and get the coordinates!
  Latitude & Longitude - Look Up USA - Look Up Canada - Look-up Other Countries
    Longitude and Latitude in the Electronic Passport 
  World Map with Latitude and Longitude
  How To Convert Decimal Degrees into Degrees, Minutes, Seconds
  GIS Conversion Tools - Bureau of Economic Geology
  Atlas Query - Astrodienst
  U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN)
  Locate Places Worldwide - Coordinate Systems Overview - Latitude Longitude Conversion - NCEDC Degree conversion
  How Far Is It?
    Mr. Dowling's Map Projections Page - Map Projection Overview - Map Projection Home Page - Map Projections - Java map projections of the world - by Henry Bottomley - Map Projections - Make a map of the Earth - -
  3G on W3: The Great Globe Gallery on the World Wide Web Reference Maps 
  QUIZ: The Geographic Grid and Time Zones

A Living Planet
The Solar System - Structure of the Earth - Plate Tectonics (Volcanoes & Earthquakes) - Erosion & Weathering
  Ask an Earth-Scientist 
   Earth and Moon Viewer
  Earth View 
  Here Comes the Sun!
  NASA - JPL Solar System Simulator 
  Structure of the Earth
  Earth Floor: Spheres - Ltho - Bio - Hydro...
  Internal Structure of the Earth
  Earth - NASA Science
  This Dynamic Earth--Contents [USGS]
    Earth Floor: Rock & Water Cycles
  The Water Cycle, from USGS Water Science for Schools - USGS Water Resources: Education - Learn About Water
  Plate Tectonics / Continental Drift - Plate tectonics animation - Earth's Continental Plates - - Plate Tectonics and Sea-Floor Spreading - Plate Tectonics, Hot Spots, and Ring of Fire - World Map
  Earth Floor: Plate Tectonics
  U.S. Geological Survey Earthquake Hazards Program
  USGS Historic Earthquake Lists & Maps - Historic World Earthquakes - US Earthquake Information by State - Magnitude 7 and Greater Earthquakes in the United States
  BBC NEWS | Animated guide: Earthquakes
  Earthquake Facts, Earthquake Information, Earthquake Videos, Earthquake Photos - Earthquake Facts & Statistics - MAP: Twentieth Century Earthquakes
  Exploratorium: Faultline, Seismic Science at the Epicenter
  Glossary of Volcano and Related Terminology
  Volcanoes - Learn About Volcanoes - Q & A - Photo Archives - VolcanoCams
  BBC News - Animated guide: Volcanoes
  Earthquakes for Kids
  Tsunamis and Earthquakes -Basics - USGS WCMG
  Latest Earthquakes in the World - Past 7 days - in the USA - Last 7 days
  Mount St. Helens - Earthquakes and Seismicity - Mount St. Helens - May 18, 1980
  MAP: Ring of Fire [This Dynamic Earth, USGS] - BBC News | SCI/TECH | The Earth's Ring of Fire
  The Ocean -- National Geographic
  Freshwater Information, Facts, Resources, Pictures - National Geographic 
  What's the difference between weathering and erosion?
  Disaster Management Information System
  Pangaea Interactive Map Game

Climate & Vegetation
Seasons - Weather/Climate - Greenhouse Effect - Climate Change (aka Global Warming) - World Climate Regions - Soil/Vegetation

Tutorial on Earth/Sun Relations and Seasons
  WORLDTIME: interactive atlas, time info, public holidays
  Poodwaddle Timezone Clocks - Poodwaddle 7 City Timezone Clocks 
  Time - Current time around the World and standard time zones map of the world - World Clock
  Climate Controls
   How to Read a Climograph - World Climographs
Climographs of Selected U.S. Cities - Climographs of Selected Cities Around the World
   Intellicast - United States Weather Maps - Live Weather Images
  Welcome to Weather Underground : Weather Underground
  Curricular Resources in Weather and Climate
  SD : Environment : Global Climate Maps
  UM-Weather: Home - - World Search - World Weather
  NCDC: Climatic Extremes and Weather Events
  NCDC: * National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) * - National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) Weather/Climate Events, Information
  NOAA - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - NOAA - Weather
  World Climate: Weather rainfall and temperature data
  Regional Climate Maps - Rest of the World Climate Data 
  Climate of Countries of the World
  Welcome to the National Drought Mitigation Center website!
  NCDC Storm Events-Select State
   National Hurricane Center - 2010 Hurricane Names2010 Hurricane Names (Louisiana Tropical Storm Data) - Hurricane Season 2010 - 2010 Hurricane Season Forecast - Caribbean Hurricane Network - Hurricane History
  Hurricane And Tropical Storm Advisories, Radar, Information, and News
  Hurricane/Typhoon Season

  NGDC-Natural Hazards Databases at NGDC 
  Natural Disasters & Weather -- National Geographic
  Lightning Facts, Photos, Simulation, Interactive Game
  Hurricane Facts, Information, Videos, Photos - National Geographic
  Flood Information, Facts, Flash Floods, Photos - National Geographic
  Wildfires Article, Forest Fires Information, Wildland Fires Facts - National Geographic
  Tsunami Facts, Information, Videos, Photos - National Geographic
  Tornado Facts, Information, Videos, Photos - National Geographic
  How does a tornado form?
Tornadoes....Nature's Most Violent Storms
  BBC NEWS | Animated guide: Hurricanes - Tornadoes - Tsunamis
    El Niño Theme Page: distributed information on El Niño
  The Greenhouse Effect
  BBC NEWS - Greenhouse Effect Animated Graphic
  What is acid rain? [USGS]

  World Climate Zones - Climates of the world - Climate Zone - World Climate - World Climates
  Blue Planet Biomes - World Biomes - Biomes of the World - Biome - Encyclopedia of Earth - Earth Floor: Biomes - Land Biomes
  Introduction to Biomes - Biomes and Ecozones -
  Global 200 Ecoregions: Terrestrial
  What is a Rainforest? - Tropical Rainforest - Rainforest Climates - Research Starters: Rainforests - More Tropical Rainforest - Tropical Rainforests Theme Page - Rainforest animals: Zoom Rainforests - The Prince's Rainforests Project - Rainforest Sounds 
  Temperate Grasslands - Desertscrub - Desert Biomes - Types of Deserts - Cold or Hot - Tropical Savannas - Chaparrals - Highland Biome
  Deserts: Geology and Resources - Weathering and Erosion in Desert Environments
  Earth Floor: Diversity - Earth Floor: Adaptation
  Biome/Habitat Animal Printouts -

  what's up with the weather?
  Climate Connections : NPR
  The EPA Climate Change Kids Page--Climate Change and Earth Process Animations
  Global Warming -- National Geographic
  WHO | Climate change and human health
  The EPA Climate Change Kids Site - Climate Change | U.S. EPA 
  Planet in Peril: Battle Lines - Special Reports from
  Global Warming/Climate Change Theme
  Global Warming: Early Warning Signs
  WWF - Our Climate is Changing - WWF - World Wildlife Fund 
  The Global Warming Information Center
  United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
  BBC NEWS | Europe | What is the Kyoto treaty?
  BBC NEWS | Special Reports | Climate Change
  BBC NEWS - Climate Forecast Animated Graphic
  BBC NEWS - Greenhouse Effect Animated Graphic
  NOAA Education - Students ( Climate Change and Our Planet )
  NOAA Education - Coolsites for Everyone ( Climate Change and Our Planet )
  Energy -- National Geographic
  The Green Guide - For Everyday Living

  Environment - Global Climate Change - Nature and the Environment - Alternative Energy Technology - Earth Science - Environmental Protection - Climatology  

People & Places  
Culture - Languages - Religion - Population - Political Geography (Government Systems) - Urban Geography (Land Use) - Economics 
  IPL Kidspace: Our World 
  Geography and World Culture - Culture Quest World Tour 
  Say Hello to the World - "Hello" in many languages - Ethnologue, Web Version - Travlang's Translation - Travlang's Translating Dictionaries 
  Free Translator for websites and text - Translator - World Languages
  Indo-European Languages
  Language Exchange Community - Practice and Learn Foreign Languages
  Learn About World Religions - Religions of the World - Western Religions - Eastern Religions (More info available on my Religions page. Also, check specific time periods/events on my Table of Contents page.)
  International Data Base - U.S. Census Bureau
  US & World Population Clock - World Population - Population Counter -- Country Index 
  International Data Base Information Gateway - U.S. Census Bureau
  International Data Base Entry - U.S. Census Bureau
  International Data Base (IDB) - Country Summaries & Population Pyramids
  American FactFinder
  CensusScope -- Population Pyramid and Age Distribution Statistics
  GeoHive - Population StatisticsGeoHive - Population prospects 
  Population Reference Bureau - World Population Clock, 2009 - Population Reference Bureau 
  Population Density - all countries of the world listed by lowest population density - all countries of the world listed by highest population density
  Poodwaddle World Clock - Poodwaddle World Population - Poodwaddle Future Population - Poodwaddle Vital Stats 
  GeoHive - Economic Data
  Internet Usage World Stats - Internet and Population Statistics
  World Leaders - Central Intelligence Agency
  The Geography of Transport Systems
  WorldRover - Country History A to Z - Country Culture and History
  Old World Cultures - New World Cultures
   Music Pages - Foods of the World
  Dale Lightfoot's Virtual Cultural Geography Lesson
  Folk Customs From Around the World
  Stories, Folklore, and Fairy Tales Theme Page
  World Digital Library Home

   Country By Country Listing of the World's Highest Points 
  United States Highpoint Guide «
  North American Roof - Highest & Lowest (includes US & Canada) - North American Roof
  Highest Points of Mexico States
  European Roof: Highest & Lowest
  African Roof: Highest & Lowest
  Asian Roof: Highest & Lowest
  Antarctica Highest & Lowest Point
  USGS Topo Maps of High Points in the 50 States
  Highest Mountains - The Highest Mountains on Each Continent
  The Twenty Largest Countries in Area in the World - The World's Smallest Countries
  Lowest Points on Land - all countries of the world listed by smallest to largest land area population
  Deepest Ocean Points
  Countries with the Largest Population - population of all countries of the world smallest to largest
  all countries of the world listed by lowest population density - all countries of the world listed by highest population density
  World Religions Religion Statistics Geography Church Statistics

Peakware World Mountain Encyclopedia 
Peakware - Highest Peaks Page 
  Highest Mountains - The Highest Mountains on Each Continent
  Mt Everest History and facts - Mount Everest Home Page
  SEVEN SUMMITS - The seven summits, the highest peaks of the 7 continents
  WORD SEARCH PUZZLE: World's Highest Mountains
See section above on the world's highest points for more info.

   The Water Cycle - The Hydrologic Cycle - Hydrologic/Water Cycle
  USGS Water Resources: Education - Learn About Water  
   The Ocean -- National Geographic
  NOAA - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  NOAA Education - Specially for Students ( Ocean and Coasts ) - NOAA Education - Coolsites for Everyone ( Ocean and Coasts )
  Deepest Ocean Points
   Oceans Introduction - Your On-Line Guide To All of the U.S. Lakes 
  American Whitewater - Home 
The River Pages Project 
  IMAGES: NOAA Central Library
   WORD SEARCH PUZZLE: Oceans, Seas, and Lakes

  Desert Life in the American Southwest - DesertUSA
DesertUSA Magazine 
  Arctic Studies Center - The National Museum of Natural History - Arctic Studies Center - Frequently Asked Questions
  Rain Forest -- National Geographic
Journey Into Amazonia 
   Rainforest Action Network [Rainforest Heroes]: Home
     Rain Forest at Night--From National Geographic (Rain Forest)
  National Geographic Amazon River and Flooded Forests -- Animals, Photos, Video
  For more on these biomes and others, check the section above on Biomes. 

  Helping Your Child Learn Geography
  Geography Home Page 
****  Resource: Teaching Geography - hours of great streaming video on different regions around the world!
  Glossary and Dictionary of Geography - USIA - An Outline of American Geography - Glossary 
  Geography Frequently Asked Questions - FAQ Index 
  The START Natural Language Question Answering System
  Geography World (alternate URL for Geography World)
  CIA - The World Factbook
  Country Studies
  National Geographic - Inspiring People to Care About the Planet Since 1888 - National Geographic Site Index - Education - National Geographic - Geography Action! 2009 -- National Geographic - National Geographic Channel - Animals, Science, Exploration Television Shows - Teachers and Parents - National Geographic Bee
  USGS Educational Resources For Secondary Grades Middle School and High School
  Geocurrents Blog - map-illustrated videos discussing Geography and Current Events
  U.S. and World Population Clocks - POPClocks
  Population Reference Bureau
  Population Counter -- Country Index
  International Data Base - U.S. Census Bureau - Population Pyramids  
  GeoHive: Global Data - GeoHive - Population Statistics - GeoHive - Economic DataGeoHive - Population prospects  
  NationMaster - World Statistics, Country Comparisons
  Fact Monster: Online Almanac, Dictionary, Encyclopedia, and Homework Help
  The Geography Site 
  Discover Geography: Introductory Materials
  One World - Nations Online - The Nations Online Project, a World Guide™
  USIA - An Outline of American Geography - Contents
  Physical Geography Links
  KID INFO: Great Geography Resource
  Awesome Library - Social Studies - Geography
  Geographia - World Travel Destinations, Culture and History Guide
  World Facts and Figures
  Lesson Plan Library: Geography
  Geography Site: Links to useful geography sites
  Human Geography and Cultural Geography Resources
  GeoWorld: Exploring my favorite planet - Geobopological Survey (Geobop): A world of knowledge for adventurous spirits
  Encyclopedia of the Nations - Information about countries of the world, United Nations, World Leaders
  Country Data & History - great in-depth info.
  CIA Background Notes on countries around the world
  Countries A to Z -- National Geographic
  Daily Nature and Science News and Headlines | National Geographic News 
  Welcome to Travel.State.Gov (including travel alerts & warnings)
    World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth - Home
  UC Atlas of Global Inequality Freedom in the World
  CSIS - A Student's Guide to Globalization
  Homepage - International Crisis Group
  The Marshall Legacy Institute MLI : Landmine Awareness
  Issues | (U.S.)
  CRIN - Child Rights Information Network - Home - Children of War - fighting, dying, surviving Worlds Apart: The Roots of Regional Conflicts
  ADL Terrorism Main Page
  Debt Relief Now : UNESCO World Heritage sites in panophotographies - - Travel to Rome-New York-Paris-China ...from your computer - 7 Wonders Panoramas - The New 7 Wonders
  World Digital Library Home
  United Nations Cyberschoolbus - Introduction to the United Nations - Country at a Glance - Overview - Infonation Advanced
  WorldRover - Country History A to Z - Country Culture and History
   National Geographic Site Index: Maps and Geography
  Travel & Cultures -- National Geographic 
  World Leaders - Central Intelligence Agency Reference Maps
  United Nations Cartographic Section Web Site
  World Atlas including Geography Facts, Maps, Flags -
  World Map - Flags, Maps, Economy, Geography, Climate
  Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection - UT Library Online
  Thematic Maps - Perry-Castañeda Map Collection - UT Library Online
  World Maps: Political, Physical, Satellite, Africa, Asia, Europe
  Xpeditions @ - Atlas - Xpeditions @
  Maps of the World Menu
  Atlapedia Online
  Countries of the World : Geographic & Cultural Information - Country Info & Maps - 
  Printable World Maps - Free World Maps to Print
  More Map Sites - Maps and more maps
   Flags of all Countries
Geography and World Culture - IPL Kidspace: Our World
  Lonely Planet Travel Guides and Travel Information
  Lonely Planet Travel Information for any Holiday Destination
  Culture Quest World Tour - ipl2: Information You Can Trust
  Internet Usage World Stats - Internet and Population Statistics
  Global Warming -- National Geographic - EarthPortal » Home 
    WWW Virtual Library: International Affairs Resources - General Resources 
  The Ocean -- National Geographic
  Environment Facts, Environment Science, Global Warming, Natural Disasters - National Geographic
  Photography, Pictures, Galleries, Wallpapers, Photo Tips - National Geographic
  Animals, Animal Pictures, Wild Animal Facts - National Geographic
  Climographs of Selected U.S. Cities - Climographs of Selected Cities Around the World
  World Weather - World Climate: Weather rainfall and temperature data - UM-Weather: Home 
World Clock
  Earth Calendar - Holidays and Festivals around the World
  The Calendar Zone -- Bringing Order to Calendrical Chaos! 
  2010 Calendar & Holidays - Holidays: Religious and Secular, 2010
  Holiday Calendars -- The Calendar Zone
  Dale Lightfoot's Virtual Cultural Geography Lesson
  Folk Customs From Around the World - Popular Culture As Global Culture
  World Languages - Foreign Languages for Travelers - "Hello" in many languages 
  Language Exchange Community - Practice and Learn Foreign Languages
  Religions of the World - Foods of the World - World Languages
  Home: National Geographic World Music
  Old World Cultures - New World Cultures
  WWW Virtual Library Women's History
  Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names (Research at the Getty)
  USGS Education - USGS Learning Web: Videos and Animations Page
  What can you do as a geographer?
  Careers in Geography! Jobs in Geography!
  Geography Site: Geography Fun and Jokes
  Geography Trivia
  Teacher Oz's Country Information 
Upcoming Olympic Games:
  Summer Games - London (England) 2012 - London 2012
  Winter Games - Sochi (Russia) 2014 - Sochi 2014
  Olympic Games - (Main Site)

  Create a Graph & Create a Graph Classic - Great for projects!  Just enter the data and print out pie charts and graphs!
  How Far Is It? - Find distances from place to place! 
Longitude/Latitude Look Up: USA, Canada, Other Countries 
Census Geocoder - type in your home address and get coordinates, and a map!
  Atlas Query - Astrodienst - Coordinates.
  Elevations and Distances in the United States
  Time - Current time around the World and standard time zones map of the world - World Clock
  Infonation Advanced - From the United Nations - Compare countries around the world
  Fuel Consumption Conversion Calculator - Miles Per Gallon Calculator - The Full Universal Currency Converter 
Conversion Formulas - Fahrenheit to Celsius Converter - Celsius conversion calculators, tables and forumas - Area conversion calculators for metric and imperial units - Meters to Feet conversion calculator - Miles to Kilometers conversion calculator - Length and distance conversion calculators - Weight conversion calculators for imperial and metric units - Volume conversion calculators for imperial and metric units 
  Free Online Unit Converter
  GIS Conversion Tools 
  Google Earth - Home 
  Cost of Living Calculator - USA
  Cleave Books - Specialist Calculators

Test Your Geography Knowledge - -- Map Games (Great for Test Reviews)
  Light A Candle For Peace
  FreeRice - Free Flour Game - Help end world hunger by answering trivia questions for free
   The Traveler IQ Challenge™
  Travel Quizzes -- National Geographic
  World Continents Quizzes - geography online games
  World Maps - geography online games
  Geographic Continent Map Game -- Alienz!
  Maps GeoTournament - Crossword Map Game - Super Quiz Map Game
    Practice Quizzes for Physical Geography  
  Quia - Know Your World Jeopardy
  Geospy -- National Geographic Kids - Copycat: Memorize the Continents
  QUIZ - Countries of the World - QUIZ - World Capitals - QUIZ - Countries and Capitals of the World 
  Shock-ing Geography by Daniel J Pfeifer
  NewsMania - The News Trivia Game as Fresh as Today's Headlines
  Physical Geography Quizzes and Trivia -- World's Largest Trivia Site!
  World Highest Mountains Map Quiz - Mountain Ranges Map Quiz - Oceans and Seas Quiz - World's Longest Rivers Map Quiz
  Polar Regions Quizzes and Polar Regions Trivia
    Animals of the World (educational game for kids)
  Products of the World (educational game for kids)
  QUIZ - Geography and Map Skills Handbook Home Page
    Fun Trivia Quizzes - World's Largest Trivia and Quiz Site!
  Quia - Shared Activities
  Quia - Geography Games Where is that
  GAME: Don't Gross Out the World - Food Customs Around the World
  Geography Quizzes and Geography Trivia -- Fun Trivia
  History Quizzes and History Trivia -- Fun Trivia
  America The Story of Us — Ultimate History Quiz — Interactive Game
  World Quizzes and World Trivia -- Fun Trivia
  Quia - Geography World - Culture (Ancient to Industrial Revolution)
  Quia - Geography World - Culture (Modern)
  Quia - Geo
  Kids' Games, Animals, Photos, Stories, and More -- National Geographic Kids
  Download & Play Free Online Games at National Geographic
  Extreme Earth Quiz -- National Geographic
  Global Warming Quiz
  Habitats Information, Quiz - National Geographic
  International Foods Quiz -- National Geographic
  Holidays and Festivals Quiz -- National Geographic
  Monarchies and Royalty Quiz -- National Geographic
  Mysterious Places Quiz -- National Geographic
  Movies Around the World Quiz -- National Geographic
  Hangman Word Games - Learn Expressions, Slang, Proverbs, Idioms in Many Languages
  English Word Games - English Expressions, Slang, Proverbs, Idioms
  Educational games for kids & teens - Students of the World
  Games — Central Intelligence Agency
  BBC - History - Interactive Content
  GeoNet Game Online Map -- Free Stuff

WOW! iPhone - iPad - iPod Touch Applications!
  World History Atlas - GeoQuiz Free - GeoQuiz Deluxe - US State Flashcards