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Geography Research - Asia

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

World Atlas - Asia
http://www.worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/as.htm

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

World FactBook
https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/xx.html

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

World 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/as.htm

List of Asian Countries
http://geography.about.com/library/maps/blrasia.htm

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

Asian Maps, from Enchanted Learning
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/geography/asia/

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.

Hard to Find Information

Maldives - Britanica for Kids

 

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