Nebraska & National Social Studies 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.
Index of the National Geography Standards
Second edition of the “Geography for Life” national standards.
Geography for Geographers
Resources to teach geography and incorporate geography into the curriculum.
Matt Rosenberg runs a fun and entertaining geography education site.
National Geographic Education
National Geographic teaching materials to educate young people about their world.
Nebraska Department of Natural Resources
Helpful resources from the state government on the natural resources of Nebraska.
US Geological Survey
Maps, imagery, and publications devoted to the study of the Earth’s surface.
Floor Map Exercises
“Giganto” Nebraska or U.S. Floor Maps
To borrow a Nebraska or U.S. floor map as an education resource to your school, click on Giganto Maps image on the right.
Giant Traveling Map Video Tutorial
Watch the video to learn how to use a giant floor map.
Mapping Exercises & Data
Nebraska Educational GIS (NeEdGIS) Initiative
Geospatial technology in K-12 education & mapping (GIS) tutorials. Info on the Nebraska Story Map Competition.
Esri GIS Education Community
The world of digital mapping at your fingertips.
Provides data to use in web maps (ArcGIS Online mapping software)
Professional Geography Memberships & Publications
Nebraska State Council for the Social Studies
The official Nebraska affiliate of the National Council for the Social Studies.
National Council for Geographic Education
GEON subsidizes your membership – only $50 per year for Nebraskans!
National Council for the Social Studies
NCSS engages and supports educators in strengthening and advocating social studies.
American Association of Geographers
The research arm of the academic geography field.