Global Information Systems and Online Maps
Create a lesson for a Manitoba curriculum subject that incorporates the use of Global Information Systems and embedded digital maps. Create an exemplar layered map for your lesson.
Use:
Google Earth
Google Maps

Keyhole Markup Language KML (or KMZ) files http://www.gov.mb.ca/conservation/fire/Fire-Maps/

Create KML files for custom maps http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-KML-Files-For-Your-Custom-Google-Maps/

Have fun wih Geoguesser https://geoguessr.com/

Plan wilderness adventures with UTM Canadian Topographical Map http://www.mappingsupport.com/p/gmap4.php?coord=utm

Maps like this make you think.
Nukemap http://nuclearsecrecy.com/nukemap/
Animaps
Canadian Geological survey
US Geological Survey Free maps. http://equipped.outdoors.org/2014/10/nearly-every-usgs-topo-map-ever-made.html
Google Fusion Tables 2011 Canadian election riding by riding
Electoral Map 2000-2015 http://esrica-tsg.maps.arcgis.com/apps/MapSeries/index.html?appid=bd7ddfd489b749cf9beb25b5786a8031

Lots of resources on the web directed to teaching with maps http://serc.carleton.edu/k12/maps.html