CIRCULATION Central Middle School
Library Media Center
650 Church Street, Plymouth, Michigan 48170

Class Assignments
Landforms Resource Notebook: 6th Grade

Basic Print Resources @ Central
World Book Encyclopedia
Specialized Encyclopedias, such as World Book's People and Places
Your textbook: Harcourt Brace Social Studies: The World, p. A20-A21 (Atlas of Geographic Terms)
Atlases
Globes
Non-fiction titles

Online Resources

District Resources

Grolier Online
General encyclopedia contains 
relative locations, general facts, photographs and more


Includes relief maps for each continent (Password required)

Other Resources

Color Landform Atlas of the United States
Contains relief maps and satellite maps arranged by state.

Google Earth Satellite Maps
Zoom in or out of the world satellite maps.

Image Gallery of Landforms
Radar images of landforms from NASA.

Live Local
Includes relief aerial photographs of the earth.

Resources on Landforms
The Plymouth District Library Teen site provides a list of books at the library, online search tools, and web resources. Scroll down to access the recommended websites.

Understanding the Earth
Based on the book and aerial photography project, The Earth From Above.  Includes a view of the day feature, postcards, and much more.

U.S. National Park Service
Links to the individual National Parks. Includes photographs and maps.

Volcanoes!
Everything you want to know about volcanoes.

Volcanoes . Com
Volcanoes around the world.

worldatlas.com
Includes a chart which explains the difference between latitude/longitude and relative/absolute locations.

The World Factbook, 2006
An annual publication which includes maps, geography, land use, literacy rates, and much more about hundreds of countries. Downloadable and searchable. Sponsored by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).


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February 20, 2009 , Designed by Tami Fox, Media Specialist  

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