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Author:Talmage, James; Maneice, Damon
Description: Putting the Mercator projection into perspective, one place at a time. Search the world for names of countries, provinces, and U.S. states by name, then drag outlines of them around to compare the actual areas of the land masses.

Levels: Elementary, Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Web Interactive/Java
Math Topics: Ratio/Proportion, Projective Geometry, Geography

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