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57 maps that will challenge what you thought you knew about the world

The Chinese map of Europe Here is a map of Europe, based on the phonetic translations from country-names in Chinese to English. So, each country has a name in Chinese that sounds like how it's pronounced in its native language, but the Chinese characters used to create that pronunciation have literal meanings different from their sounds.

from Education to the Core

Christmas Around the World Activities and a FREEBIE!

Education to the Core: Holidays/Christmas Around the World Unit and FREEBIE!!! @coachlynde @jmcnichols13

from Teachers Pay Teachers

South America Geography Word Search

South America Word Search features the names of all 14 South American countries. Puzzlers must look for the hidden names in all directions including backwards and diagonally. The names of the countries are given in a list and are also printed on the map that serves as a background image for the puzzle.

from Kid World Citizen

"My Place in the World:" Kids Geography Project

This simple project with help teach kids geography and increase their global awareness as they begin to grasp their city, state, country, and continent. We call it My Place in the World- it works great with the book "Me on the Map."


World Traveler, plane, transportation, countries, explore, travel, adventure, passport, plaid, houndstooth, classroom theme and decor. ~Classroom decor by Schoolgirl Style

from Mental Floss

Countries as Named in Their Own Languages

Countries as Named in Their Own Languages (one interpretation of what "their own languages" means, anyway)