Use these selected websites for students to explore as part of their investigation.

The School District of Philadelphia

Aerial Photography
This animation illustrates the concept of aerial mapping.

Landform Jigsaw
Try to put together the pieces of the aerial photographs of Mount Shasta, Death Valley, and the Grand Canyon.

Get Lost
This interactive challenges you to use a compass to find your way. It's good practice for understanding coordinates on a map.

FEMA for Kids
This site from the Federal Emergency Management Agency helps to educate kids about natural disasters, explaining about the different kinds and what types of disasters can occur in the different regions of the country. | © 2005 The Franklin Institute - All rights reserved.