Geographic Educators of Nebraska

GEON Resources

Useful Links

Geography for Geographers
Resources to teach geography and incorporate geography into the curriculum.

Index of the National Geography Standards
Second edition of the “Geography for Life” national standards.

Nebraska State Social Studies Standards
PDF of our K-12 standards in civics, economics, geography, and history.

Nebraska Social Studies Standards Instructional Tool (SIT)
Websites and apps to go with the standards and indicators.

Lesson plans for the “Giganto” Nebraska Floor Map
Lessons approved by seasoned teachers.

More lesson plans for the “Giganto” Nebraska Floor Map
New draft lessons – try ‘em out!

Nebraska Educational GIS (NeEdGIS) Initiative
People and organizations supporting geospatial technology in K-12 education.

National Geographic Network of Alliances for Geographic Education
GEON is a member in good standing of this proud organization.

National Geographic Education
Teaching materials to educate young people about their world.

Association of American Geographers
The research arm of the academic geography field.

National Council for Geographic Education
GEON subsidizes your membership – only $50 per year for Nebraskans!

Giant Traveling Map program
Bring this outstanding geography education resource to your school.

National Geographic Bee
Learn how to hold a Bee at your school with any grade 4-8.

Nebraska State Bee
We now have our own State Bee site. Check out the past Champions!

Esri GIS Education Community
The world of digital mapping at your fingertips.

Geography in the News articles
Geographic analysis of world events and their impacts on people and places.

National Council for the Social Studies
NCSS engages and supports educators in strengthening and advocating social studies.

Nebraska State Council for the Social Studies
The official Nebraska affiliate of the National Council for the Social Studies.

US Geological Survey
Maps, imagery, and publications devoted to the study of the Earth’s surface.

Geography at About.com
Matt Rosenberg runs a fun and entertaining geography education site.