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Online Maps

 

Amazing collection of maps available at http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/.

 

Map Creation

 

Google Maps: http://maps.google.com

MapWing: http://mapwing.com - Mapwing makes it easy to build, share, and explore virtual tours.

UMapper: http://umapper.com - UMapper is the first application of its kind; it is a visual, universal, web-based map authoring application. UMapper makes it  easier than ever to create embeddable maps for Adobe Flashâ„¢ and distribute them through a website, blog, or social network. UMapper’s visual map editor enables users of any skill level to add points, draw shapes and add interactive overlays to a map.

ScribbleMaps: http://scribblemaps.com/ - Scribble Maps is the quick and easy way to rapidly make and share maps!

 

Geography Blogs

 

geogtastic!: http://geogtastic.blogspot.com/ - Where would you be without Geography?

Odblog: http://geodonn.blogspot.com/ - A weblog designed to share Geography resources with students and colleagues

sharegeography.co.uk: http://sharegeography.co.uk/

My Wonderful World Blog: http://blog.mywonderfulworld.org/ - News and notes from the campaign to give kids the power of global knowledge

 

Map Mashups

 

Earth Album: http://www.earthalbum.com/ - earth album is a simpler, slicker Flickr mash-up that allows you to explore some of the most stunning photos in the   world courtesy of Google maps and Flickr. To begin your journey, just click somewhere on the map, e.g. "India". Note-- since the top Flickr images are used, the images change every few weeks; bookmark this site and check back for a different experience in a month!

 

Online Presentation Tools

 

Prezi: http://prezi.com/ - The zooming editor for stunning presentations

Empressr: http://www.empressr.com/ - The rich media presentation tool - Tell your story anyway you like. Add photos, music, video, and audio, and share it publicly or privately in an instant.

Preezo: http://preezo.com - Presentations for the web

Sliderocket: http://sliderocket.com - the leader in online presentations

PreZentit: http://prezentit.com/ -Create, share and show your presentations online

Zoho Show: http://show.zoho.com/login.do - Create, Edit and Share Your Presentations Online

280 Slides: http://280slides.com - Presentations made easy

Voicethread: http://voicethread.com/ - Voicethread is a powerful new way to talk about and share your images, documents, and videos.

 

World Newspaper Resources

 

Newseum - Today's Front Pages: http://www.newseum.org/todaysfrontpages/flash/ - The Newseum displays these daily newspaper front pages in their original, unedited form. Some front pages may contain material that is objectionable to some visitors. Viewer discretion is advised.

Press Display - Newspapers from around the world: http://www.pressdisplay.com/pressdisplay/viewer.aspx

Online Newspapers: http://www.onlinenewspapers.com/ - Thousands of world newspapers at your fingertips.

INDEKX - Newspapers and magazines on the internet: http://www.indekx.com/index.htm

Internet Public Library - Newspapers: http://www.ipl.org/div/news/

Newspaper Index: http://www.newspaperindex.com/ - The best online newspapers all countries - All newspapers and front pages are carefully selected, all have free access to todays breaking stories

Newspapers.com: http://www.newspapers.com/ - Search over 10,000 newspapers online!

Newspapers24: http://www.newspapers24.com/ - 12,000 newspapers, 24 hours news

Newspaper Search on Delicious: http://delicious.com/search?p=newspaper&u=&chk=&context=all&fr=del_icio_us&lc=1 - over 100,000 online newspaper resources

 

Graph/Chart Creation

 

Create A Graph: http://nces.ed.gov/nceskids/createAgraph/default.aspx

Online Chart Tool: http://onlinecharttool.com/

DiyChart: http://www.diychart.com/Default.aspx - DIY (Do it yourself) Chart is a Web-based, simple and powerful online tool to create interactive charts and graphs from static or dynamic data which may be generated using any scripting language.

ChartGo: http://www.chartgo.com/index.jsp - Create bar graphs, line graphs or pie charts. Simply paste your data in the graph data area and hit the create graph button.

Cool Graphing Tools: http://www.mrnussbaum.com/coolgraphing.htm - Thanks Cameron!

 

Image Tools

 

ImageChef: http://www.imagechef.com/ - Remix images at ImageChef

Huge list of online image editing tools available at http://citrushightechnology.com/links/online-photo-and-video-editing-and-creation-tools/

 

Creative Commons Image Search

 

Compfight: http://www.compfight.com/ - Search for Creative Commons images on flickr

FlickrStorm: http://www.zoo-m.com/flickr-storm/ - search on flickr with some magic - creative commons images on flickr

Creative Commons Search: http://search.creativecommons.org/

Google Advanced Image Search: http://images.google.com/advanced_image_search?hl=en

Yahoo! Advanced Image Search: http://images.search.yahoo.com/images/advanced?ei=UTF-8

 

Timeline Creation

 

Dipity: http://www.dipity.com/ - Great tool for creating timelines - Here is a link to a video tutorial on getting started with Dipity: http://www.vimeo.com/5396012

xtimeline: http://www.xtimeline.com/ - is a free web-based timeline. Easily create and share timelines with pictures and videos.

TimeToast: http://www.timetoast.com/ - Timetoast is a great way to share the past, or even the future...Creating a timeline takes minutes, it's as simple as can be.

TimeRime: http://www.timerime.com/ - Time creation resource. 

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