Geography is a subject that stumps students and adults alike! If you are struggling to memorize countries and capitals, aren’t sure what a plateau versus a mesa or a butte is, are hard pressed to find Hong Kong on the map, and aren’t sure whether the Nile or the Amazon is the world’s longest river, then you’ve come to the right place! You’ll find study guides and memorization tips to help you with your geography homework, written and edited by teachers, geography college majors, and professional freelance writers.
The Rockies shaped North America’s Continental Divide, separating rivers that flow east into the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean from rivers that flow west into the Pacific Ocean. Discover more about this line of the highest points in America.
Many state capitals are not familiar cities for younger students. Included in this quick quiz are 15 of the more difficult state capitals to remember. Some of the key issues that confuse students are the sizes and age of the cities that are in question.
The modern world is shaped and defined by large cities. Whether they are capital cities, commercial centers or cultural havens, the largest cities in the Americas are all memorable in their own way. You might know about New York and Mexico City, but what about the rest of the Americas?
The best way to see how the parts of the world are geographically related is to look at a globe, and putting together a little planet Earth of your own is even better. Read on and learn how to make a homemade globe.
Learning the locations of countries, states, and geographical features doesn’t have to be dull. Instead, you can have a lot of fun with this endeavor. By playing fun online and offline geography games, you can build your familiarity while smiling–now doesn’t that sound like a great use of time?
The Hudson River is one of the national treasures of America. It has been used for many things from trade to transportation to navigation. Explore some uncommon facts about this historical body of water and ponder the importance of it in our present day and age.
What are the names of the seven continents? These landmass regions from large to small are: Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Antarctica, Europe and Australia. More about their size, what they are known for, and other characteristics to help you learn about the various lands here on earth.
Need help determining what factors affect the temperature along the Earth’s equator and why? While the temperature is usually stable, it does vary from region to region. Learn more about the factors and regions that influence the equator’s temperature in this brief study guide.
Time to study for your geography or history test? Need ideas for a story setting? Unsure what to call that earthen structure you spotted in a national park? Use this list of landform vocabulary words to help you with all of your geography and topography needs.
If you are seeking a detailed overview of capitals and key statistics of the Middle East countries, you have just found it. Lists of countries and capitals of the Middle East are provided, in alphabetical order.
If you’re like me (and let’s hope not) then you might be struggling with geography–just where is Timbuktu anyway? Luckily, this list of resources for world geography provides all the crucial information you need to know!
As one of the most influential countries in the ancient world, Egypt’s geography offers a unique glimpse into the rise of one of the world’s super powers. Here we will discuss a few important aspects of this major river and how it shaped lives and land division.
With a hostile environment, millions of kilometers of ice, and rapidly changing weather, the geography of Antarctica is a fascinating area of study. We’ll take a look at some of its characteristics that make it unique.
Three large river systems from entirely different climate regions. Wondering how the Amazon, Nile, and Mississippi Rivers are alike? Here are interesting commonalities between these three giant rivers.