Geography

World Population

World Population

Although the experts disagree about when world population reached seven billion, they all agree we have now passed that milestone. And even though population growth rate is declining, the projections show continual growth ahead. What does this mean for our …[Continue]

Geography

Geography

Geography is the study of the earth, including land and countries, features, phenomena, and the people who live there. Today’s itinerary is a virtual tour around the world, learning about all the ways the land and the people are both …[Continue]

Rivers

Rivers

Rivers are an important part of our ecosystem as a source of water, food, transportation, defense, energy, and last, but certainly not least, recreation. Learn more at this week’s selection of sites….[Continue]

Geography

Geography

Geography, the study of the Earth’s land and inhabitants, is divided into two main branches. Physical geography includes landforms, natural resources, weather and the environment. Human geography covers populations, political systems and religion. When choosing today’s sites, I tried to …[Continue]

State Maps

State Maps

In honor of November’s status as National Geography Month, this week’s topic is state maps. Whether you need printable, outline maps, or are searching for online geography games, you’ll find abundant treasures in these U.S. geography picks….[Continue]

U.S. Population

U.S. Population

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, on October 17, 2006 the United States become the third country (behind China and India) to be home to more than 300 million people. Big numbers can be hard to understand, but I found …[Continue]

World Maps

World Maps

From maps of your neighborhood, to maps of planets in the galaxy, the Internet has millions of maps. Today’s topic is online atlases specializing in continent, country and state maps. Whether you are a tourist planning a vacation, a student …[Continue]

Geography Games

Geography Games

The recent National Geographic – Roper 2002 Global Geographic Literacy Survey has shown us that only 36% of young American adults know which two countries are fighting over the region of Kashmir. And about 11% of polled Americans (ages 18 …[Continue]

Fifty States

Fifty States

From sea to shining sea, the fifty states have fifty capitals, fifty flags and fifty state birds. Whether you are studying for a test or researching a state report, here’s the best of the Net for students of US geography….[Continue]

Geography

Geography

Have you ever spun a globe with your eyes closed to see where your finger would land? Now you can spin a journey around the Web to the farthest corners of the earth. Where will you land today? [Editor’s Note: …[Continue]