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Globe genie- guess where you are as globe genie teleports you to a random spot in the world

ChartsBin- Rich collection of various maps

Theodora- Huge collection of data and maps on a variety of topics

Quik Maps- Draw over google maps

Google Sightseeing- Images and street views by category

Worldology- Educational and fun interactive map site

Geology.com- geoscience news and information

The Upsidedown Map Page- Experience the world map in new dimensions

America 2050- Find the latest news and maps courtesy of the Regional Plan Association

Worldmapper-  collection of world maps where territories are resized according to a subject of your choice

Maps of world-  ree vector world maps also available for ipad, iphone and android

World Atlas- educational resource or world maps and atlases

Show-  Use maps for a fresh look at diverse subjects

TargetMap- See your own data on Open Street Map

 

 

Geog game

Here is a selection of the websites on which we like to play geographical related games!

Junior Explorer – A fun and education monthly subscription for kids to explore and discover wildlife and nature. This is interactive with monthly packages and an online part.

Geoguessr– An interactive game where you try to locate where in the world you are by looking at the geographical world around you and navigating. Warning- it is highly addictive!

Purpose Games A great site to help you study, make your own games, or just test yourself on your geographical knowledge!

Jims Pages Match up the US states on the map

U Basics– See where a specific location is on the other side of the world.

Travelpod– Check out how well you know the world and various aspects of it!

Sheppard software– Interactive games and tests to learn about different countries, capitals, landscapes and oceans

Mind Picnic Test your knowledge of the map of the world by identifying where you are when shown a segment of a map

Lizard PointFun map and quiz games

The Morning News– Identify what data different maps are showing without a legend

Start FromClick as close as possible to a given location on the map

GeographyGeography news, fun facts, skills and revision sources for students and teachers

Mapmsg– Play a game of tetris for different parts of the world

SporcleTest your knoweldge on all things geographical

Tides and currents– NOAA interactive map of tides, currents and sea levels

World wind central NASA’s world wind database with glossaries, maps, tutorials and development tools

Click that ‘hood!Guess neighborhoods in various countries around the world

Geography Map games-  Games by continent

Geocaching – GIS Scavenger Hunt

Digital Dialects Geography Games – Play games on the country, state, and city levels

World Geography Games –  Learn about many of the different aspects of physical geography

TriviaPlaza – Take quizes on tens of different geography concepts

Seterra – Challenging educational geography games with more than 100 different exercises

KnowledgeBears – Learn with the Knowledge Bears

GeoPlunge – A thrilling card game to learn U.S. geography

Payoff Pilot (Money Around The World) – Learn about the currencies used in different countries along with fun currency quizzes

Learn geography or use a map on a mobile device by referencing these mobile applications.

Mapping:

Google Maps – Explore maps and navigate with audio directions (iOS, AndroidWindows Phone)

Waze  Waze – Get directions with real-time advice about traffic from other drivers (iOS, Android, Windows Phone)

Screen Shot 2015-06-03 at 2.48.17 PMEarthViewer – Travel through 4.5 billion years to see changes in our planet over time (for iOS)

Screen Shot 2015-07-22 at 3.35.18 PMWorld Map – View Up-To-Date World Maps on your device today!

Screen Shot 2015-07-22 at 3.36.42 PMYour World – Your World is the perfect way to learn the countries, capital cities, landmarks of the world.

 

Fun/Learning/Games:

Learn World Geography – Learn countries and their capitals (for iOS)

Cover artGeography Learning Quiz Game – Learn countries through quizes (for Android)

Screen Shot 2015-07-16 at 9.56.01 AMTapQuiz Maps World Edition – An easy and quick way to master geography

Screen Shot 2015-07-16 at 10.00.12 AMGeoBee Challenge – Now with beautiful maps from National Geographic, explore the world while testing your smarts.

Screen Shot 2015-07-16 at 10.02.24 AMSimCity Buildit – Build your own beautiful, bustling city where your citizens will thrive.

Screen Shot 2015-07-16 at 10.04.33 AMAnimal Park Tycoon – Lion, gorilla, zebra, unicorn… As an animal lover, have you always dreamt of building your own zoo where your cute little creatures would live?

apps.28526.9007199266675628.1a006c60-af71-419e-b054-a18bde4cd2baGeography Quiz Game – Upgrade your knowledge on country flags and capital cities around the world! Link countries with their capital city! Recognize the country by the shape of its borders! Identify flag design, select official language and historic sites of a country!

Screen Shot 2015-07-16 at 10.06.51 AMRisk – Pursue world domination on your iPad with THE ORIGINAL game of strategic conquest. ($6.99)

Screen Shot 2015-07-16 at 10.08.28 AMPlague Inc. – Can you infect the world? Plague Inc. is a unique mix of high strategy and terrifyingly realistic simulation. ($0.99)

Screen Shot 2015-07-16 at 10.10.53 AMCivilization Revolution – Lead your civilization from the dawn of man to the modern age and beyond in Sid Meier’s Civilization Revolution. ($2.99)

Screen Shot 2015-07-16 at 10.11.53 AMLux Touch – Lux is a game of strategy, risk, and world conquest!

Screen Shot 2015-07-16 at 10.13.45 AM80 Days – 1872, with a steampunk twist. Phileas Fogg has wagered he can circumnavigate the world in just eighty days. ($4.99)

Screen Shot 2015-07-16 at 10.16.01 AMEufloria – Experience “Eufloria”, an incredibly addictive ambient strategy game that anyone can play! Explore a beautifully realized universe rendered in a style that is unique and compelling. ($4.99)

Screen Shot 2015-07-22 at 3.37.51 PMStack the States – If you have children who are elementary school aged this is a fantastic educational app that’s also a hoot.

Screen Shot 2015-07-22 at 3.39.03 PMGEO Play – Test and improve your geography knowledge with this unique app about World Capitals.

Screen Shot 2015-07-22 at 3.40.23 PMGeo Touch – Get the feel of how our world fits together with this app by Clever Dragons. Learn the shape and location of each of the US states.

Magazines:

Geospatial world app logoGeospatial World – Stay up to date with current and relevant issues of the Global Geospatial Domain (for iOS, Android)

 

iphone_shelf_2xThe Great Outdoors – The inspiration you need to plan your next trip, expert reviews and tips. With information on the latest gear, in-depth features and stunning photography, The Great Outdoors will help you access the high peaks and long trails of Britain and beyond.

 

Nat GeoNational Geographic – The official National Geographic Magazine (for iOS)

Going Green:

Green Travel ChoiceGreen Travel Choice – CO2 reduction made simple for responsible travelers (for iOS)

LeafullyLeafully – Track and understand your energy footprint


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Screen Shot 2015-06-23 at 12.48.33 PMCommute smarter with Commute Greener!

 Screen Shot 2015-06-23 at 12.48.55 PMRippl – A free app that helps you make sustainable lifestyle choices by delivering weekly green  living tips for simple changes we all want to make.

Screen Shot 2015-06-23 at 12.51.22 PMiRecycle – The premiere application for finding local (United States Only), convenient recycling  opportunities when you are on the go or at home.

Screen Shot 2015-06-23 at 12.51.14 PM Carma Carpooling – This app matches you with nearby people who want to share trips. You can browse  profiles, send messages and even invite friends, neighbors or colleagues if you don’t find any  matches nearby.