Online Geography Resources


Useful Geography Websites
  BBC Geography Resources (Ages 4 to 11)
  Breathing Earth
  Chinese Horoscopes (at Nat.Geog.Kids)
  Climate Change Graphics and Multimedia (at NASA)
  Climate Change Visualisations
  Climate Commons (Global Warming Stories across U.S.)
  Climate Hot Map (Global Warming Effects Around The World)
  Climate Kids (at NASA)
  Climate Time Machine (at NASA)
  Discovering Antarctica
  Discover Water - The Role of Water in Our Lives
  Dollar Street (Real Families around the World)
  Earthquakes For Kids (USGS)
  Earth: Visualisation of Global Weather
  Eco Detectives (at Ask About Ireland)
  Encyclopedic Entries (Science & Geography)
  Geo Cube
  Global Climate Change (at EPA)
  How To Read A Weather Map (at
  Ice and Sky (History of Climate Change)
  A Journey through Climate History
  Kids Do Ecology
  Kids for Saving Earth
  Kids' Planet
  Imaging Everest (at Royal Geog Soc)
  Leave No Trace
  Life Of A Can
  Meteo Earth (Real Time Interactive Weather Globe)
  National Geographic Kids
  Native American Culture
  Open Explorer (Find and Follow Worldwide Expeditions)
  The Places We Live (Slums of the World)
  Planet Diary
  Planetpals Earthzone
  Recycle City
  Recycling with Recyclops
  Refugee Republic
  3D Geography
  Treasures of the World
  Treehouse Weather Kids
  Trey's Green Life
  Vanishing: The Extinction Crisis (a CNN interactive)
  Volcano World
  What is Water? (at BBC Newsround)
  What's it like where you live?
  Wild Kratts - World Habitats (at PBS Kids)
  World of 7 Billion
  Young People's Trust for the Environment

Sites for Trachers
  Energy in Education

Maps/Map Tools
  Animaps (Create Animated Maps)
  Antipode Map
  Blank Maps (at
  Beautiful Maps
  Build A Map
  Christmas Music Map
  Click 2 Map
  Earth at Night
  Earth From Space
  Earth Viewer
  Gea Cron (Country Borders since 3000BC)
  Genealogy Map of Irish Surnames
  Geopedia (Map/Wikipedia Mashup)
  GE Teach (Google Maps Teaching Resource)
  Global Elevation
  Global Forest Change Explorer
  Gmap GIS (Draw on Google Maps)
  God's Mouse
  Good Country Map
  Google Maps
  Google Maps Distance Calculator
  Google Maps Engine Lite
  Google My Maps (Personalised Maps)
  Google Street View Stereographic
  Google Treks
  Historic Maps
  History Pin
  If It Were My Home (Country Comparisons)
  Instant Google Street View
  Langscape - Interactive Language Map
  Latitude and Longitude
  Lightning Maps (Map Maker)
  Lines Chrome Experiment
  Make A Prompt
  The Map As History (Animated History Maps)
  Map Crunch (Explore Google Street Views)
  Map Fab (Custom Map Maker)
  Map Fight (Compare Country Sizes)
  Map Hub (Create Customised Maps)
  Map Maker (at National Geographic)
  Maps (at World Atlas)
  Maps Etc (Historic Maps Collection)
  Map Stack - Convert map to image (US only)
  Maps That Changed Our World (Lib. of Congress)
  Metro Map Creator
  Mission Map Quest (at Classtools)
  My Histro (Maps and Timelines)
  Nature Sound Map
  Old Maps Online
  Overlap Maps (Comparison Tool)
  Owl & Mouse Megamaps (Make Maps from 30-200cm)
  Owl & Mouse - Online Interactive maps
  Pic 4 Carto (Find Pics by Geolocation)
  Printable Paintable World Map
  Scribble Maps
  Scoilnet Maps
  Step Map (Map Creation Tools)
  Story Map JS (at Knight Lab)
  Tafoni (Earthquakes of the World)
  Time Maps
  Tiny Map
  The True Size (Country Comparison)
  Toponymy (Language Map)
  Tunnel To The Other Side Of The Earth
  Wikia Map Maker
  World Atlas
  World Mapper
  Xpeditions Maps (at National Geographic)
  Zee Maps

Other IWB Tools
  Compass Points and Grid References
  Irish Counties
  Season Scenes

Development Education

  Cool Planet for Kids
  Global Eye
  Global Footprints

Development Education (Teachers)
  Action Aid (Education Page)
  CAFOD - Primary School Resources
  Feeding Minds
  Global Education
  Global Issues That Effect Everyone
  Global Teacher Project
  Our World (Irish Aid Awards)
  Oxfam for Education
  Trócaire Education Page

Non-Governmental Agencies
  Amnesty International
  Bread for the World
  Christian Aid
  Debt and Development Coalition
  Fairtrade Foundation
  Galway One World Centre
  GOAL Ireland
  Human Rights Internet
  IDEA (Irish Development Aid Organisation)
  Kerry One World Centre
  LASC (Latin America Solidarity Centre)
  One World
  Waterford One World Centre

Irish Governmental Agencies
  Irish Aid

Games and Activities
  Above The Clouds
  Aquation: The Freshwater Access Game
  BBC Map Skills
  Being There (at Discovering Antarctica)
  Build A Neighbourhood (at PBS)
  Build Planet Earth (at GeoGames)
  Capital Toss (at ABCYa!)
  City Guesser (Map Game)
  Climate Change Time Machine (at NASA Kids)
  Create-a-Cane (Make your own hurricane)
  Countries of Europe (at Purpose Games)
  Counties of Ireland Jigsaw (at
  Earth Picker (Google Street View Game)
  The Earth's Interior (Interactive View)
  Energy Hog
  Europe Puzzles (at Toporopa)
  Every Last Drop (Water Conservation)
  Fun With Clouds (at
  Game On World (Teacher-led Game)
  Geo Guessr
  Geo Quiz (includes voice recognition)
  GeoSense - Live Games (Click on 'Visit')
  Geosettr (Google Street View Game)
  Global Closet Calculator (at National Geographic)
  The Globe Unwrapped
  Hurricane Animations
  Imagine All The Water
  Instrument Where
  Interactive Rock Cycle
  Irish Counties Map Quiz
  Irish Towns and Cities Puzzle
  The Migrant Trail
  My Garbology (Garbage Sorting Activity)
  Personal Energy Meter (at Nat. Geographic)
  Project Honduras (at Trócaire)
  Pursuit (Game based on Google Streetview)
  Quizzity (Locate World Cities)
  Recycle Fun
  Recycling Game (at BBC)
  Rubbish Challenge
  Seterra (Map Quizzes)
  Shape It Up (Erosion Simulator)
  Sheppard Software Geography Games
  Smarty Pins With Google Maps
  Spacehopper (Google Street View Game)
  Stateris Map Games
  Stop Disasters
  A Tale Of Two Soup Cans (at PBS Kids)
  Test Your Water Sense (at
  Tip Tank (at Water - Use It Wisely)
  Uncle Sam's Farm - Cardinal Directions
  The Water Cycle (Interactice)
  Where Is ...? (Map Location Game)
  Wiki Where (City Location Map Game)
  Where is that? (at Funbrain)
  World Exploration Game (at

Game and Activity Collections
  Climate Kids (Climate Change Games at Nasa)
  Ecokids Interactive Games
  Exploring Earth Visualizations
  Geography Games (at
  Geography Games (at Purpose Games)
  Geography Games for Kids
  Interactive Sites for Ed. - Countries
  Interactive Sites for Ed. - Maps and Directions
  Koiwiki (Ecology Games for Smart Kids)
  Lizard Point Map Quizzes
  Mapzone Games (At Ordnance Survey UK)
  National Geographic Jigsaws
  National Geographic Kids Games
  Outline Maps (Map Games)
  Planet Arcade (at NOAA)
  Recyclezone Activity Zone
  Recyclezone Fun Zone
  Toporopa Geography Games
  Water - Use It Wisely (Games and Links)
  Wild Games (at Kids Planet)
  World Geography Games

Game and Activity Directories
  Map Games Directory (at Change Gamer)
  Scoilnet (Resource Finder)

Ireland Facts and Statistics
  Ask About Ireland
  Logainm - Placenames Database of Ireland
  Meaning of Names

World Facts and Statistics
  Aneki World Statistics
  Atlas of Plucked Instruments
  BBC Quick Fix (Essential Phrases in 40 Languages)
  Blank Flags of the World
  C.I.A. World Factbook
  City Data (U.S. City Stats)
  Comparea (Country Size Comparisons)
  Country At A Glance
  Country Flags Of The World
  Country Guide To Culture, Customs and Etiquette
  Country Reports
  Flag Identifier
  Flags of the World
  Gap Minder
  If It Were My Home (Country Comparisons)
  Internet World Stats
  Knoema Atlas
  World ABC
  World Clock (Running Counts)
  World Flags Database
  The World's Tallest Buildings (at Emporis)

Visual Presentation of Statistics
  Charts Bin
  KML Factbook
  Show World
  Spotzi (Visual Global Stats)
  Stat Planet
  Storymaps (World Population)
  Weather Spark
  World Mapper

Interesting Global Information
  Colours in Culture
  Colours in Culture (Interactive Version)
  Google Cultural Institute
  Great Buildings On Line
  Skyscraper Page
  Today's Front Pages
  World Tales

  Earth Calendar
  GMT Slider
  Qlock (Interactive World Time-Zone Map)
  Time and
  Time is (Exact Time)
  The Time Now
  World Time Engine
  World Time Buddy

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Photos of Planet Earth and Beyond
  Animal Photos
  Baby Animalz
  Brazil Photobank
  Digital Images of the Sky
  Discovering Antarctica Image Library
  Earth Science World Image Bank
  Global Dynamics
  Great Buildings Online
  GRIN - Great Images in NASA
  Images of the World
  Jungle Photos
  Ken Thomas - Hillbilly At Large
  Life (Your World in Pictures)
  NASA Images
  National Geographic Daily Dozen
  National Geographic Photgraphy
  NBII Digital Image Library
  NOAA Photo Library
  Outdoor Photos - Landscapes
  Smithsonian Wild (Camera Traps)
  Space Radar Images of Earth
  UNESCO Photobank
  US Government Photos
  USGS Hawaiian Volcano Gallery
  World Images Kiosk (at Calif. St. Univ.)
  Zooborns (Newborn Zoo Animals)

Global Development Images
  Fairtrade Photo Library
  Image Well (at Oxfam)
  On Camera (at Golbal Eye)
  Photo Opportunities (at Oxfam)

  Arounder (panoramas)
  Everest Glacial Works
  Google Street View Highlights
  Google World Wonders Project
  The New 7 Wonders
  Photosynth (from Microsoft)
  The Shard in London - View from the Top
  360 Cities
  Travel By Drone
  Views From Above
  World Heritage Tour

Virtual Tours
  Áras an Uachtaráin
  Capturing Everest VR
  Cliffs of Moher
  The Louvre
  Mount Everest in 3D (Trek to the Summit)
  St. Peter's Basilica
  Vatican Online Museums
  Virtual Museums

Live Webcams
  Earthcam (Webcams around the World)
  Explore (Live Nature Webcams)
  Mpala Live (African Webcam)
  Wild Earth (Live Webcams)

  Antarctica Videos
  BBC Nature Video Collections
      - BBC African Wildlife Collection
  BBC Streaming Video (Geography Section)
  Chockadoc (Docunentary Collection)
  Documentary Heaven
  Documentary Tube
  Elephant Videos
  Encyclomedia (Free Video Clips)
  Eruptions, Earthquakes and Emissions Timelapse
  Geography At The Movies
  Google Advanced Video Search
  Google Earth Timelapse
  ITV Wild (Animal Videos for Young Children)
  National Geographic 101 (You Tube Channel)
  Our Africa (Children's Videos of Africa)
  Playing With Time
  Safe Share (YouTube Video Player)
  Search BBC Video
  Snag Learning
  Teacher Tube
  30 Alternatives to YouTube
  Top Documentary Films
  Travel Film Archive
  Tube Chop (Youtube video chopper)
  Universal Newsreels
  US National Archives YouTube Channel
  View Change (World Development Videos)
  Volcano Video
  Watch Documentary
  Watch Know Learn
  YouTube Educational Collections
  YouTube for Schools
  YouTube Teachers Channel
  YTTM (Youtube Time Machine)
  Zui Tube Videos for Kids

Assorted Multimedia
  ARKive (Images and Video)
  Copyright Free and Public Domain Media
  Copyright Friendly Images (& Sounds)
  Copyright Friendly Resources
  Incredible Clip Art and Images
  Teachers Domain
  USGS Multimedia Gallery

  GBIF Soundscape
  Global Groovin' - Music Mixer (at PBS Kids)
  Rainforest Sounds
  Sound Infusion (World Music Tool)
  World Music Composer (at National Museum of Scotland)

Updated: 24 May 2019