geography education


Maps and Cartography

Essential Geography of the United States Mapped

Essential Geography of the United States Mapped

Dave Imus is a well known cartographer who has specialized in highly detailed, hand annotated maps covering the United States.  he found his cartography company Imus Geographics in 1983 and is based out of Oregon.  The Cartography and Geographic Information Society (CaGIS) awarded his The Essential Geography of the United States […]

Maps and Cartography

Homeschool Cartography Courses

If you live near Portland, Maine and have homeschooled children, there is a cartography course being offered through the Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education of the University of Southern Maine.  The four-part homeschooling cartography course is offered at two levels: intermediate for children aged 10-12 and secondary […]

Maps and Cartography

Teaching with Google Earth

Teaching with Google Earth

Carlton College has several online resources for using Google Earth as a teaching aid for geoscience education.  Their “Teaching with Google Earth” provides a comprehensive set of resources for understanding and using Google Earth as a teaching tool.  The “Examples of Google Earth Activities” has a list of activities that […]