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Map Adventures

cartoon map showing map legend and compass pointsDo you teach about maps? Our many resources include three teacher packets complete with lesson plans, teacher resources, and activities:

This is also a good time of year to try out our Corn Maze Geography activities.

More classroom materials for learning about maps are available on our pages for Primary, Secondary, and Undergraduate grades.

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Find a Map!
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Search thousands of informative Fact Sheets and publications written for a non-technical audience. Be sure to type "Fact Sheet", "General Information Product" or "Circular" under the "Series Name" box.

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