"Customize one-page maps and download,
email, print, or share!"
resource, from National Geographic,
must have been designed with the IWB (Interactive White Board) in mind. It has
an easy "touch" navigation system and it has tabs that allow users to
annotate and place various icons on the map.
elements options also allows users to add various map details including titles,
latitude and longitude lines, landmarks, and key labels. Best of all, this
resource includes a full-page option to help teachers display the map as large
as possible with a single touch on their IWB. There is also an option to
download the final map to an image file or a PDF file.
"Note: this resource is still in beta and I
found that not all the features function perfectly. e.g. I wasn't able to
download the map I created. However, I captured it using snippy, (on an XP Laptop)
and the Snipping Tool that comes with Windows OS 7."
I'm sure many of you have used Google Earth well Marble is
an open source virtual globe and world atlas software that also lets users pan and zoom around and look up places,
streets, airports and geographical features like mountains and lakes,
starts up fairly
downloads with a minimal but useful off-line dataset; it lets users use the software without internet access; Note: higher resolution
imagery and maps become unavailable if there is no...
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