Each of these GeoSkills have their own pages →

Compass and Map Directions

Latitude and Longitude

Time Zones

Map Skills: Cartography

Map Projections

Topographic Maps


Basic Geography Skills

What is Geography?
An inquiry-based model for investigating Geography

Activity: Learning through the Lens of Geography
or Speaking Geographese
gDoc | PDF

Asking the right Questions in Geography

Case Study Template (gDoc)

Reading Maps & Globes (14:42)

How to interpret a satellite image: five tips and strategies (NASA EO)

Reading Data Visualizations: Maps & Graphs
(Earth Rocks! 9:52)

GeoFolio: Examine detailed maps of places around the world: land cover, topography, hydrology, climate, etc.

Media Literacy and Bias

gSlides and Activity

Detecting Bias in Media
(1-page PDF)

How to Detect Bias in News Media (FAIR)

How to tell if you're on the correct side of any issue (brittlestar 1:51)

Interactive Media Bias Chart

Static Chart

Authenticating Information

11 Cognitive Biases That Influence Political Outcomes

24 Cognitive Biases That Are Warping Your Perception of Reality

50 Cognitive Biases in the Modern World

Media Bias in Canada
(Canadian Encyclopedia)

Is the CBC really biased?
(Policy Options)

Geography Fieldwork

Introduction to Fieldwork (BBC Bitesize)

GeogIT Geography Fieldwork App (iOS and Android) from the Geography Fieldwork Academy


Geography Fieldwork from the GA

Fieldwork Resources from the RGS

Geographical Investigation Overview PDF (FSC)

Types of Fieldwork Investigations

Fieldwork Statistical Methods

Map Meaningful Places in your Community
ArcGIS Fieldwork Activity

Geography Project Platforms and Mapping

Google Maps - MyMaps

Google Earth Projects

ArcGIS Story Map


World Simple & Advanced plus many country maps

National Geographic Mapmaker Interactive

Making Effective Presentations

The secret structure of great talks (TED 18:00)

The beauty of data visualization (TED 18:00)