Ancient Crossroads of Africa
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 siteincluding extensive map resources, facts about Canada, and learning resourcesis available in both English and French.
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.
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,
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.
This detailed site includes the latest statistics and news
concerning Central Europe: the Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary,
Slovakia, and Slovenia.
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.
K12 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.
A visually impressive site providing information concerning
Japan, China, Thailand, and other geographic locations in
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.
A comprehensive resource for Asia-Pacific studies. It includes
a searchable index and a link to Pacific Island discussion
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.
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
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.
States Geological Survey
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.
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.