Where is …?

Where is …? is a simple geography game. All you have to do is guess where on the world map the designated¬†city is. You’ll get immediate feedback to see how close you came (in kilometers). I did very well with Chicago: But not so well with Ankara: Anyway, it’s a fun way to spend a…

Arcademics

The free games on Arcademics are probably rather easy for most of my students. But if you want to spend more time in your comfort zone, this is one place to do it. You don’t have to sign up to play the free games, and you can play against the computer. A few of the…

World Digital Library

The World Digital Library is a database created and operated by UNESCO and the US Library of Congress. It currently has more than 11,000 items from 193 countries, from as far back as 1200 B.C. These items include books, maps, musical scores, recordings, drawings, photographs and more. You can search the library: And you can…

GeoStories

GeoStories by National Geographic is “a new kind of storytelling”. It has multimedia slideshows of different places and topics. ¬†Each slideshow has a map on the left and pictures/explanations on the right. Some stories include video and audio links. Click on “Start” to see the photos in order, or just click on the photo you…