Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Osher Map Library, Smith Center for Cartographic Education

Osher Map Library, Smith Center for Cartographic Education, University of Southern Maine.

"As an integral part of a comprehensive metropolitan university within the University of Maine System, the Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education [OML] is committed to preserving the cartographic heritage of the state, region, and nation for future generations, and to making that heritage accessible to the University, the people of Maine, and to all other students, scholars, and visitors. It shares its collections through exhibitions and through collaborative efforts with other cultural institutions. It seeks to interpret its collections ~ to make them intellectually accessible"
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  • For K-12 Educators
    • Lesson themes
    • curriculum series
    • additional materials
    • request a field trip
    • request a classroom visit
  • For Kids: Map Play
    • for grades 3-8
      • Slideshows
      • History Trivia
      • Historic Maps
      • Modern Maps
      • Historical Events Mapped
      • Geomatching
      • Scrambler
      • Maine Game
    • Educators
  • For Post-Secondary Educators
    • request a guest class
      • Hispanic America
      • Native Peoples of North America
      • Literature of Discovery, Exploration, and Colonization
      • Colonial Latin America
      • Modern Latin America
      • Introduction to Cultural Tourism

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