> Getting Started Locating Maps

This link will take you to a site developed for the University of Maryland History Department which links you to a number of online map sources. Please note also the "Notes on Use" page which provides instructions in how to save the map images and how to insert them into a Powerpoint presentation.

> Teaching with Maps

  1. Joni Seager, "Maps": http://chnm.gmu.edu/worldhistorysources/unpacking/mapsmain.html This site, illustrated with early maps, has sections on (e.g.) "What can maps tell us?", "What choices did the mapmaker make?", etc. This site can be downloaded as a 22-page pdf essay. This is part of the Center for History and New Media, George Mason University.
  2. Available online is "The Multiple Truths of the Mappable World," chapter one of Denis Wood, Ward L. Kaiser, Bob Abramms, Seeing Through Maps: Many Ways to See the World. http://odtmaps.com/pdf/SeeingThroughMaps_Chapter1.pdf

> Thinking about using Google Earth

Here are some links to sites that help you think about using Google Earth: