As you've come to expect, this is NOT an all-inclusive, set-in-stone smorgasbord of resources to be used in building curriculum and effective classroom instruction. In the Digital Age, resources appear continuously. Isn't it wonderful?

Stratalogica -- Why would we ever use text booksagain ???

Animated Atlas Growth of a Nation

Exploratorium: The Museum of Science, Art and Human Perception

**Federal Resources for Educational Excellence (FREE)** Updated frequently!

Google Earth Blog (Absolutely mind-boggling what others are doing with Google Earth)

Google Maps

Google Moon

Hubble Heritage Image Gallery Simply astounding.

Juicy Geography Lessons for implementing Google Earth from a British teacher.

Map Builder (BETA) This site is an interesting mash-up.

Microsoft's World Wide Telescope

My Wonderful World A National Geographic-led campaign for kids and geographic literacy.

Nation Master Astounding. I can see why the NY Times and the BBC were enthralled. It's the UN's CyberSchool Bus, the CIA Fact Book, and the World Almanac rolled up into a Digital Age bundle.

National Geographic Society

Penn Pilot: Historic Aerial Photographs of Pennsylvania Spellbinding!

Pennsylvania Alliance for Geographic Education

Pennsylvania Physiographic Provinces Map (from DCNR)

Teacher Tube

United Nations Cyber School Bus


Diamond, Jared. Guns, Germs and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies. WW Norton, 2005.