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Geography Research - Africa

Here are some great sites to start your research for your South African Brochure!

Room to Read Project Resources - South Africa
http://www2.needham.k12.ma.us/eliot/technology/lessons/global/r2r/safrica.html

VGS Books Country Research
http://www.vgsbooks.com/

Time for Kids South Africa Research
http://www.timeforkids.com/TFK/kids/hh/goplaces/article/0,28376,590849,00.html

Culture Grams
http://online.culturegrams.com/

Kids Britanica
http://kids.britannica.com/

Find People and Places, from National Geographic
http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/places/find/

Word Atlas - Great site for latitude and longitude! On the map, click on a country and scroll down to the bottom of the page.
http://www.worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/af.htm

Cameroon

World Fact Book

Kids World and Countries

World Facts Yahoo Kids

World Atlas

Madagascar

World Atlas

World Fact Book

Morocco

World Fact Book

Search Engines

Sweet Search 4 Me
Searches approved sites for elementary school students. Keywords are highlighted in the search results.

Google Safe Search for Kids
Google Safe Search for kids that removes explicit content from your search results.

WolframAlpha - Computational Knowledge Engine
This is a great site for statistics and comparisons. For example enter the name of two countries and search. The results will generate a table of comparative information.

 

 

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Kathleen Martell, Instructional Technology Specialist
Needham Public Schools, Needham MA
October 2010