2012
2012
Geography Awareness Week

Web Sites

Florida Geographic Alliance- Geography Awareness Week
http://fga.freac.fsu.edu/gaw
Geography Action activities and lesson plans, teacher resources, Mapping the Americas info and games, community maps, GIS and geospatial activities

National Geographic Society
http://education.nationalgeographic.com/education/collections/geographyawarenessweek/
Everything you need to plan events in your own school or community. Get cool activity ideas.

ESRI
http://www.esri.com/ GIS engages students and promotes critical thinking, integrated learning and analysis, and multiple intelligences and sciences at any grade level

Google Earth
http://earth.google.com/
free program to download. Type in your address and fly to your house. View and build 3D buildings. Several tutorial programs

Mission: Explore
http://missionexplore.net/challenger/geographyawarenessweek
Celebrate GAWeek this year by declaring your interdependence! Challenge friends, classmates, and family members to complete missions and earn badges exploring geography and the ways in which you're connected to everything around you.

GIS Day
www.gisday.com
GIS Day materials, video, events in your area, ways to get speakers

Geography of Pizza
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/xpeditions/lessons/03/g35/pizza.html

Project Explorer's
http://goodglobalcitizen.ning.com/forum/topics/lesson-plan-good-global
Lesson plans on "What does it mean to you to be a global citizen?" and Exploring Cultures through Food, classroom activities and tips for understanding global citizenship

Family Fun ...moving to Spoonfuls.com by Disney
http://familyfun.go.com/recipes/recipes-by-cuisine/
One of many websites to obtain international recipes

Google Tricks eBook
http://community.simplek12.com/scripts/student/share/view.asp?id=1135
Latest version of the Google Tricks eBook inside the Shared Resource area


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