ESL Teaching & Learning
Google Maps <http://maps.google.com/> -- View maps and get directions
Google Earth <http://earth.google.com/> -- free download; Google Earth combines satellite imagery, maps and the power of Google Search to put the world's geographic information at your fingertips. Fly from space to your neighborhood. Type in an address and zoom right in. Search for schools, parks, restaurants, and hotels. Get driving directions. Tilt and rotate the view to see 3D terrain and buildings. Save and share your searches and favorites. Even add your own annotations.
Mappa Mundi <http://mappa.mundi.net/>
Map Machine <http://plasma.nationalgeographic.com/mapmachine/> -- A very cool way to find lots of information about countries all over the world. You can choose many different kinds of maps. Choose Dynamic Maps or Atlas Maps and then choose one of the maps. You can find satellite maps, physical maps, and political maps. You can find maps that will give you information about the weather, time zones, and lots more! Start by looking at a map of the world. Then left click on the map and draw a box anywhere to see a close-up of any place on the map. Now you can move up or down, left or right. Click on Flags and Facts to find lots of interesting information about countries. Use Find a Place if you want to find a particular country, state, or city. Just type the name into the box.
MapQuest <http://www.mapquest.com> -- Get maps and directions to any destination in the world.
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TESL/CALL Web Sites
Last Updated: April 15, 2014
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