Geography, Astronomy, Weather, Geology

Find facts on every country in the world

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Find out facts about every country in the world really easily. There are short interesting descriptions and colourful pictures.

World population history

Our population is expected to grow to 10 billion by the end of this century but the capacity of our environment to provide space, produce food, and supply energy are limited.

Learn about the impact of population growth and important milestones in human history and view other key data including land use, fertility rates, CO2 emissions, life expectancy, and urbanization.
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Earth Wind Map

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Shows wind around the planet, and the data is updated every 3 hours

NASA's Eye You get to see amazing trips around the planet and some out of this world photos.

Moon Phases look at the current phases of the moon.


Topics like: black holes, speed of light, news, space ideas and information etc... These can all be found on this web site.
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Apps for Making Maps

Here are a whole lot of apps for making online maps

Humans on Mars

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Watch the videos and explore this interactive site to see scientists solutions 


Compare NZ to other places around the world, continents, countries, states and places.


Share pictures and view pictures from around the world. You will find this on

Urban Observatory

This is an amazing site that allows you to compare population, housing densities around the world. It is very interactive and pretty cool.

What is the Urban Observatory?

The Urban Observatory is an interactive exhibit that gives you the chance to compare and contrast maps of cities around the world–all from one location. It aims to make the world’s data both understandable and useful.


From drought to storms, greenhouses gases to clouds this is great for students, to show how weather impacts on the environment.

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Weather Underground

Weather Underground provides real time weather info online. It has interactive radar and satellite maps. The lightning maps are pretty cool because it shows somewhere in the world where it is hitting.

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Cool Cosmos

Interested in infrared? This site explores the universe around us and shows us some cool timelines and discoveries along the way.
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Meteorite Sizes
This hows a detailed map of the strikes, and shows the size and impact of each strick.
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NASA Museum

This site shows you the past 50 years of NASA and space exploration.
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Google Earth - Moon
What it is like on the moon, this shows you a 3D tour around the moon and you can see actual footage of the Apollo missions. 
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Planetary Scociety has a wide range of space-themes resources. It also has news blogs and videos for students and teachers to use.
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Space Facts

Looking for facts about space? Try Space Facts ( This site has scientific, historical and cultural facts about planets, galaxies, outer space, and beyond. There are images ,graphics and diagrams, as well as news of the latest discoveries on the blog.


NASA's Vision: To reach for new heights and reveal the unknown so that what we do and learn will benefit all humankind.



Hinduism, Buddhism, Christianity, Judaism, and Islam are the worlds 5 biggest religions, this website shows how they are spread around the world and how they have shaped the course of history through the years.
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