The New Hampshire Geographic Alliance has developed a variety of resources available for use in classroom instruction. This includes New England Atlases for sale,Free Lesson Plans and items for loan. Many more resources can be accessed on our website but you must be a registered user.


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The New Hampshire Geographic Alliance (NHGA) envisions a future for our state in which all of our citizens have a achieved a high level of geographic literacy as a result of cooperative, collaborative, and coordinated educational and policy efforts.


The mission of the New Hampshire Geographic Alliance (NHGA) is to engender an awareness, appreciation, and understanding of the fundamental importance of Geography, its spatial perspectives, and its vital relationship to our lives. NHGA promotes an increase of and diffusion of geographic literacy in New Hampshire by communicating with, building relationships to, and providing opportunities for educators, educational decision makers, and institutions of education.


Contact Information:

Lara Bryant:Coordinator: (603)-358-2428


Lara Bryant


New Hampshire Geographic Alliance

Keene State College

229 Main Street, MailStop 2001




Why_Geography_Matters_in_NH      (pdf file)

The New Hampshire Geographic Alliance has a printable map of New Hampshire. Download in a .zip file and print each section at your leisure. The .zip will download and open up a folder with 29 separate Tile maps. If you open up the file marked NHTiles first it will give you an overview of the map of New Hampshire and allow you to see what file corresponds to what region on the map. You must be a registered User to access our Resources.


The printable maps are available on our Resources page.

New Hampshire Geographic Alliance has GPS Units, Mega Maps, Nexus Tablets and Infrared Thermometers available for loan to schools in New Hampshire. If you are interested in borrowing anything please submit an online request by using the online form or contact the NHGA Coordinator at:


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Available for sale from New Hampshire Geographic.


New Hampshire Atlas


Rhode Island Atlas


Vermont Atlas


Massachusetts Atlas


Connecticut Atlas





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NH Geo Tour

NH Geo Tour



Check out the GeoTour of NH made by Claudia Novak.

All of the states who made a GeoTour are available at NG Geo Tours.

The GeoTours are great to use for teaching major landmarks and landforms of each state for 4th grade elementary students.

If you have any questions please contact Claudia.



SUMMER TEACHERS INSTITUTE Montréal and Québec City: June 28-July 3   On behalf of the Northeast National Resource Center on Canada with support from the U.S. Department of Education, we are delighted to extend an invitation to you and your fellow Council for the Social Studies members to participate in the Summer Institute for K-12 Professionals held this summer in Montréal and Québec City, Canada, from June 28 to July 3. Please forward to interested colleagues K-12 teachers, curriculum coordinators and administrators with teaching background in social studies, geography, history and/or French, in addition to pre-service teachers, are welcome to apply. “Québec Dimensions: Historical, Geographic and Cultural Explorations” is a unique professional development opportunity providing participants with foundations in history and geography plus contemporary cultural insights through first-hand experience. The Canadian and Québec content taught by academic specialists is designed to meet Common Core, C3, and state standards. Registration: US$649 covers transportation during the Institute, lecturer fees, admission to educational sites, curriculum materials, double-occupancy at four star hotels, and some meals. Rolling applications accepted between now and April 15th or until full. Apply online! For more information: Thank you in advance for sharing this professional development with colleagues interested in teaching Canadian, Québec and North American topics. Thank you! Sincerely yours, Betsy Arntzen and Amy Sotherden Canadian-American Center and Center for the Study of Canada / Institute on Québec Studies University of Maine and State University of New York College at Plattsburgh Consortium Partners of the NORTHEAST NATIONAL RESOURCE CENTER ON CANADA... read more

PD Scholarships for Geography Educators / 2015 Educator Academy in the Amazon

$1000 Scholarships for Amazon Rainforest PD Workshop Educator Academy in the Amazon Rainforest + Machu Picchu The July 1-11, 2015 Educator Academy in the Amazon Rainforest of Peru is a cross-curricular professional development workshop for K-12 formal and informal educators to learn and use: 21st Century Instruction:  5E Lesson Design ~ Inquiry-Based Exploration ~ STEM Inquiry Protocols & Resources:  Project Learning Tree ~ Cornell Lab of Ornithology ~ & More! Global and Cultural Perspectives:  Service Learning ~ Sustainability ~ Global Education Join Al Stenstrup, Project Learning Tree (PLT); Lilly Briggs (Cornell Lab of Ornithology), Christa Dillabaugh, Amazon Rainforest Workshops; and Dr. David Pearson, Wildlife Travellers’ Guide to Peru; and work side-by-side with scientists Dr. Steve Madigosky, Widener University; and Randy Morgan, Curator/Entomologist, Cincinnati Zoo as you: Participate in citizen science projects and inquiry based field studies on a 1/4-mile Rainforest Canopy Walkway in one of the most biologically diverse environments on the planet. Spend a day in an Amazon village as you explore the complexities of sustainability and the role of education in creating a sustainable future for Amazon children. Work with fellow educators to explore strategies for using the Amazon as a vehicle for incorporating STEM education, inquiry-based learning, and sustainability science education into your classroom. PLT Certification, BirdSleuth resources and 50 ASU PD Hours included. Academic Credit and Machu Picchu Extension optional.  $1000 scholarship deadline March 1, 2015.  Program cost is $1240 + air for scholarship recipients. Space is limited! Register early to secure your spot! Get the details and download a syllabus and scholarship application at: Contact or 1-800-431-2624 for more... read more

NG Alliance Network Grosvenor Teacher Fellowship

Exciting news: we’re now accepting applications for the 2015 Grosvenor Teacher Fellow Program. Please feel free to spread the word to any outstanding educators about this opportunity. The application deadline is January 4th. For those who don’t know what this program is, here’s the short overview: This is a professional development opportunity for K-12 educators (teaching any subject) in the US and Canada. As one part of this program Fellows travel on all-expense paid Lindblad Expeditions voyages to cool places like the Arctic, Antarctica, Iceland, the Galapagos etc. Selected educators are recognized for their commitment to geographic education and are given this opportunity and field-based experience to find new ways to bring geographic literacy, travel, perspective etc. back to their learning environments. More details about the program and FAQ’s can be found on the website. — The NG Alliance Network Google Group is designed for active Alliance members to share information, discuss ideas and communicate to others in the... read more



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