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.
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.
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.
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.
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, and government.
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.
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
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.
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
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
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.
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