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Corn Maze Geography

Photo of student using a GPS reciever Do you have a corn maze in your area? Corn mazes are a fun and easy way to teach about mapping concepts and techniques! Our Corn Maze Geography page (all grades) has ten lesson suggestions and shows how they meet National Geography Content Standards.

Explore our Topographic Map Resources for Teachers to find more ideas for teaching about topographic maps.

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What's in a Species Name?
A new public lecture, What's in a Species Name?: How wildlife management relies on modern systematics research and museum collections, is now available! Learn about the USGS biological species collection at the Smithsonian, what museum collections have taught us about invasive diseases, when an endangered species is not a species, and much more.

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