8th Grade Social Studies: Geography

On-Line Textbook

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Atlases Geography Links Landforms
Middle East Population/Demographics Australia
Latin America Antarctica Europe
Canada Russia Africa
Urban Geography Minnesota Broken Blade
Fur Trade Fur Trade Images
8th Grade Maps






8th Grade Maps

Below are maps we use in class. Click on the named link to print.

Europe Political Map pdf
Europe Political Map word

Europe Physical Map pdf
Europe Physical Map word

Africa Political Map pdf
Africa Political Map word

Africa Physical Map pdf
Africa Physical Map word

South America Political Map pdf
South America Political Map word

Middle America Map pdf
Middle America Map word

Minnesota State Map pdf
Minnesota State Map word

United States pdf
United States word

Middle East Political pdf
Middle East Political word

Middle East Political* pdf
Middle East Political* word

Middle East Physical pdf
Middle East Physical

Russia Political pdf
Russia Political word

Russia Physical pdf
Russia Physical word

Australia pdf
Australia word

Australia Physical pdf
Australia Physical wd

Asia Political pdf
Asia Political word

Asia Physical pdf
Asia Physical wd

Canada pdf
Canada wd

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On-line Atlases/References

Atlas of the World

Landform Atlas of the United States

CIA World Factbook

Country Studies

World Facts

Test your Geography Knowledge

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Geography Links

Map Links

National Geographic

Geography World

Alive on Everest

Flags of the World

Lonely Planet

Geography at About.com

Countries A to Z

InfoNation Compare countries statistically

Outline Maps

Free Geog. clip art

ABC News Country Profiles

MSN Encarta:  Geography

E-Conflict World Encyclopedia

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Image Gallery of Landforms

Landforms & Definitions

Landform Glossary

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Middle East


Encyclopaedia of the Orient

Live at the Western Wall

Faces of Iraq

Middle East and Jewish Studies

Middle East Resources

Flag and Country Data

The Middle Eastern Info. Network (by country)

Middle East Photo Archive

Middle East Internet pages

The British Museum

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World Socioeconomic Data


Africa Online PowerPoint
Africa Online

United Nations World Population Estimates

Overpopulation Theme Page

6 Billion And Beyond

MN DataNet

6 Billion Day Review

Geography Network

6 Billion Human Beings

Population Pyramids

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Guide to Australia


Australian Animals

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Latin America

Middle America

Andes Pictures

Amazon Interactive

Journey to Amazonia

Mexico - National Geog.

Village Life in Modern Mexico

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Welcome to Antarctica

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Europe Online

Europe Online Quiz

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Facts About Canada

Geography Project Construction Site

Worldweb Travel Guide-Canada

Canada Travel

Travel-Library Canada


An American's Guide to Canada

Canada Eh?

Famous Canadians

Canada info

Cowboy Nicknames

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Clicking Anastasia

Official Site of the Russian National Tourist Office

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Africa Information

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Urban Geography

Burgess Ring Model PowerPoint

Hoyt Sector Model PowerPoint

Maple Grove Land Use PowerPoint

POP Pyramids PowerPoint

Sustainability PowerPoint

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Minnesota Links

Fort Snelling

Gibbs Farm Museum

Forests, Fields and the Falls

MN Historical Society Picture Search

Ojibwe History

All About Minnesota

Dakota Inquiry PowerPoint
Dakota Inquiry

Minnesota Lakes and Rivers Quiz PowerPoint

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Broken Blade Study Guide

Character List pdf

Terms pdf

Chapter Questions pdf

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Fur Trade Sites

White Oak Society

Fur Trade in New France

Canada Hall - The Fur Trade

The Fur Trade at Lachine - History & Picture Gallery

Discovery, Exploration and the Fur Trade

Bigfoot's Northwest Company Voyageur Outpost

Northwest Journal (Check it out!)

Friends of the Northwest Company

Voyageur National Park - Voyageur History & pictures

History is Where You Stand

Aitkin Fur Trade Rendezvous - The Fur Trade

History of Trapping & The Fur Trade in Minnesota

History of the Fur Trade Route

Barrie Canoe Club - Voyageurs

Intro to Voyageurs

Fur Trade PowerPoint Slide Show PowerPoint
Fur Trade PDF Slide Show

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Fur Trade Printable Images

Trader pdf

Steersman pdf

Canoes pdf

Voyageurs & Rapids pdf
Voyageurs & Rapids

Middleman pdf

Voyageur Outfit pdf
Voyageur Outfit

Fur Trade Routes Map pdf
Fur Trade Routes Map

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School Info

Maple Grove Middle School
7000 Hemlock Lane
Maple Grove MN  55369

School Hours
8:10 am - 2:40 pm
Office Hours
7:00 am - 3:30 pm

Phone & Fax

School Office

General Fax 
Counseling Fax 


School Leadership

Lisa Hartman

Assistant Principals
Sara Looby
Cedric Fuller

Student Management Specialists
Nathaniel Davies
DeAndre Mills