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States & Capitals

Ben's Interactive Games
Match the states and to their locations. How well do you know the states? Challenge yourself, there are three levels of difficulty.
http://bensguide.gpo.gov/states5/

States Web Games
Great collection of activities. Learn the locations, capitals, abbreviations and over 500 important facts about our 50 states. Select degree of dificulty.
http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/web_games.htm

Find the States
Find the states in the United States map.
http://www.playkidsgames.com/games/statesFind/default.htm

Geonet Game
Play the state game.
http://www.eduplace.com/geonet/

Name That State
Click on the name of the state that is shown in pink on the map. This game has 15 questions. 
http://www.primarygames.com/states/question_1.htm

States and Capitals
http://www.ipl.org/div/kidspace/stateknow/capitalgame.html

State Web Games
From beginner to advanced student, these games offer a wide variety of activities and skill levels from US Postal Abbreviations to States Clues. The beginner levels are easy enough for the elementary student, while the advanced levels are a challenge for everyone.
http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/web_games.htm

The USA Quiz
http://www.lizardpoint.com/fun/geoquiz/usaquiz.html

US State Capitals
http://www.quia.com/custom/4main.html

USA Jigsaw Puzzle
Solve the USA jigsaw puzzle.
http://www.playkidsgames.com/games/usaJigsaw/default.htm

U.S. States and Capitols
Several games from Quia
http://www.quia.com/jg/65799.html

Where is that?
For each screen, identify the correct country (or state). Check the correct box or type in the name (spelling counts). Select level of difficulty.
http://www.funbrain.com/where/index.html


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Maps

U.S. Geography Intersactive Map
PC Users - You’re going to love these interactive maps! They should work seamlessly. Unfortunatley, MAC users may expereince some difficulty. Try using different browsers (Internet Explore, Safari and Mozzila). It’s worth the effort, these maps are great!

River and Lakes Quiz
From Fact Monster. Lots of pop ups
http://www.factmonster.com/spot/quiz/rivers/1.html

Watch the States Grow
Watch the states grow, state by state over the years.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/govbeat/wp/2014/03/03/watch-the-united-states-grow-before-your-eyes/

 


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Regions

State Abbreviations
Learn abbreviations
http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/states_capitals_Learn3_abbrev.html
Play game
http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/states_map_abbrev_NL_10s10_500.html

Match the states to the correct region.
http://www.quia.com/jg/565595.html

10 Regions of the United States Jepoardy
http://www.quia.com/cb/96336.html

 

Virtual Tours


A Virtual Tour of Plimoth Plantation
http://www.plimoth.org/learn/just-kids/virtual-field-trip

The Freedom Trail
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A8TzQoOyibk

Ellis Island - Welcome to Immigration
This content resource is an interactive tour of Ellis Island. Students can explore
different rooms in the main building at Ellis Island, and can view original photographs.
http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/immigration/tour/

Virtual Tour of the National Mall
Click on attractions for a 360° view.
http://dcpages.com/Tourism

Washington DC
An interactive fieldtrip to our nation's Capital. Clicking a building opens a new browser window linking to either a tour of the building, the history of the building, or in the case of museums, a tour of the exhibits available online. When finished viewing the selected site, simply close its window to return to this map of Washington, DC.
http://ahp.gatech.edu/dc_map.html

 


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Massachusetts
" By the Sword We Seek Peace, but Peace Only Under Liberty."

Kids’ Zone (From The Secretary of the Commonwealth)
Take a quiz about the State House, play a game about Massachusetts history or unscramble the words. See how bills become laws, check out the State Seal, or Massachusetts artifacts.
http://www.sec.state.ma.us/cis/ciskid/kididx.htm

Massachusetts Fun Facts
Some interesting information about the Bay State.
http://www.50states.com/facts/massachusetts.htm#.VqJJesArIy4

Famous Firsts in Massachusetts
A TimeLine of events that happened first in Massachusetts from the 1600's to the 1960's.
http://www.sec.state.ma.us/cis/cismaf/mf4.htm

A Virtual Tour of Plimoth Plantation
http://www.plimoth.org/learn/just-kids/virtual-field-trip

The Freedom Trail
Virtual Tour
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A8TzQoOyibk

 


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Kathleen Martell, Technology Integration Specialist
Needham Public Schools, Needham, MA
December 2004 / Updated 2016