TerraClues

March 28, 2007 -- From Mike, a reader, from Toronto, Canada, who is affiliated with the site.

TerraClues is a fun site that parents can enjoy with middle school aged children and older. The site is a trivia game that incorporates the popular Google Maps technology. Solve the clues by find the correct locations on the map. Create your own hunts for others to play. Hunts range from educational to fun topics – such as finding the locations of different attractions in Disney World by using the satellite imagery!

Maps4Kids

March 7, 2007 -- From Tony, a reader, from Bainbridge Island, WA, who is affiliated with the site.

A fun, free, educational site for kids where they can learn about geography. Maps, data, games, and links to educational resources will make this a winning site with the K-8 students. Content being added daily.

University of Texas map site

November 22, 2006 -- From Cyd, a parent, from Seattle, WA, who is not affiliated with the site.

I teach Geography at a Homeschool Co-op and I use this site constantly. It has innumerable links to just about every kind of map I have ever needed. All are free and printable. The wealth of information is wonderful.

The Map Game

April 26, 2006 -- Joel Comm, a parent from Edmond, OK, who is affiliated with the site

Ever wonder what major U.S. cities look like from above? Get a bird’s-eye view of 100 cities with satellite photos from the U.S. Geological Survey. TheMapGame.com adds a twist to these overhead views by having you guess which city you are viewing in a random quiz.

National Geographic Map Machine

April 28, 2004 -- From Carol Seitz, a reader from Washington D.C., who is affiliated with the site

National Geographic has relaunched its online MapMachine with new enhancements to give users better access to hundreds of maps online. New content and map categories, user-friendly tools and improved search functionality make the MapMachine the ultimate mapping resource.

Capital cities of the world

February 4, 2001 -- From Alwyn B,a reader from South Africa who is affiliated with the site

Website has a list of all capitals per continent. This website has many quizzes that help you learn the capital cities of the world. You can learn the capitals one continent at a time – making it easier to learn. You can learn the capitals by picking the correct capital from a list (multiple choice) or by typing the full name of the capital city.

TopoZone.com

December 11, 2000 -- From Bill Everett,a parent from Chelmsford, MA who is affiliated with the site

TopoZone is the only site that provides online access to all 50 states in the US with searchable seamless USGS topographic maps and lots of other cartography tools. The new version of our site will let the user define their own icons and target symbols to place on the map. Great educational tool. Site was picked as the Number 1 Geography site on the Internet for 1999.