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is a web-based interactive database of teacher lesson plans, geography tools, online learning games, dynamic interactive map modules and over 4,000 viewable and printable history, thematic, reference, outline current event and animated maps.


Check out some of our amazing resources that can be found in Maps101.

Map Collections

Engage students with thousands of up-to-date maps available for immediate download and print, easy projection in the classroom, and convenient use in all digital integration tools. Great for Social Studies, including geography, history, civics, and economics, our Map Collections include interactive maps, extensive U.S. & World history maps, and our highly popular black & white outline map series.


GeoInquiries are short, standards-based inquiry activities for teaching map-based content found in commonly used textbooks. Each activity is designed using a common inquiry model and can be presented quickly from a single computer and projector or modified for students’ hands-on engagement.

Field Trip Libraries

From Columbus to today's global energy issues, we've collected an array of rich media to take you on a journey through history. Field Trip Libraries are a great way to engage students when telling the story of a specific event. By following the information panels in order through the map, you can provide a structured, step-by-step guide to a major event.


Maps101 has created collections of GeoQuests specific to each state and tied to state standards. Similar to GeoInquiries, our GeoQuests are designed to be fast and easy-to-use instructional resources that incorporate advanced mapping technology from Esri.


Learn & Play - Create your own map of the United States, test your skill against our weekly GeoQuiz, have fun with our interactive quizzes, and print our Geo Crossword to puzzle your students!

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Engage students with thousands of up-to-date maps available for immediate download and print.

News Powered Learning

Welcome to the Geography News Network – Maps101 brings you topical articles addressing a variety of subjects from current events to natural phenomena, history, culture and world geography.

Interactive Maps

Add a new level to learning and watch history unfold with our History Interactive Maps.

Lesson Plans

Take your students on a journey without leaving the classroom. Maps101’s Field Trip Library brings events to life through significant locations, timelines and rich media.

National Geographic Videos

More than 100 years of National Geographic’s world explorations bring together a diverse range of content that will inform, enlighten, and entertain.

Classroom Resources

Use Maps101 fully developed lesson plans, skill builders and activities to help you work more effectively and efficiently in the classroom.

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