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Mali: Ancient Crossroads of Africa
This Web site is designed for elementary, middle, and secondary teachers as a guide in the instructional planning process for teaching the history, geography, and economics of the early West African empire of Mali. The Web site includes information, pictures, maps, videos, lesson plans, links, and resources for teachers and students to find information on historical and modern Mali.

The Learning Web
Presented by the U.S. Geological Survey, this site provides a collection of educational resources teaching earth science concepts and topics about the earth that affect people every day.

The Center for South Asian Studies
Provides links to the National Resource Center for the Study of South Asia at the University of Virginia. The CSAS Newsletter, Film and Video Lending Library, and Archives are available through this site.

National Geographic Society
A colorful and diverse collection of links to information on the society, travel, image maps, and wildlife. Links to online magazines and book lists are provided.

Earth
A comprehensive image archive is among the interesting information at this site. It provides information on the earth's atmosphere, water, life, news, and discoveries.

Population Reference Bureau
Access articles, data sheets, and reports on a variety of population and demographic trends and topics. You can browse information organized by topic or focus your search on a particular world region.

The Atlas of Canada
Explore this interactive Web site about Canada and its geography. All information on the site—including extensive map resources, facts about Canada, and learning resources—is available in both English and French.

ParkNet
An interesting feature leads this site provided by the National Park Service. Links provide Park Service information, historical information, and links for students and scholars.

Latin American Studies
An electronic reference desk on Latin American countries. It includes a Subject Directory for specific information pertaining to Latin America, such as its agriculture, arts, business, and government.

NativeWeb
A resource of the past and present of the world's indigenous peoples. It provides links to an electronic store, native events calendar, and help in tracing native roots.

Central Europe Online
This detailed site includes the latest statistics and news concerning Central Europe: the Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary, Slovakia, and Slovenia.

Middle East and North Africa
An in-depth collection of materials for the study of the Middle East and North Africa. It provides access to Columbia University's Middle East library collections.

K—12 Electronic Guide for African Resources on the Internet
This Web site features a comprehensive collection of resources for the study of Africa, including links to country-specific information, multimedia resources, information about Africa's languages and environments, and lesson plans.

Asian Net
A visually impressive site providing information concerning Japan, China, Thailand, and other geographic locations in Asia.

India Information
Explore this Web site to learn more about the art, culture, government, media, and business in India. The site also features a nice selection of maps of India.

Pacific Studies
A comprehensive resource for Asia-Pacific studies. It includes a searchable index and a link to Pacific Island discussion forums.

CIA World Factbook
An online publication produced by the CIA for the use of U.S. government officials. Browse through many foreign countries' profiles, maps, and transnational issues.

The Nine Planets
An overview of the history, mythology, and current scientific knowledge of each of the planets and moons in our solar system. Includes text, images, audio and video, and references to additional information.

Country Studies
Presented by the Library of Congress, this site contains in-depth studies of 100 countries throughout the world, covering each one’s political, social, economic, and national security systems.

United States Geological Survey
This site presents a wealth of environmental, scientific, and biological information. It covers current environmental news and concerns, and includes such features as the Learning Web—which provides classroom activities and lessons, and a detailed selection of Fact Sheets.

National Weather Service
Access official U.S. and international weather forecasts and conditions, visit the aviation and hurricane centers, or link to the climate archives for statistics and historical data.

 
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