Giant Map of Colorado
The Giant Map of Colorado, an oversized vinyl floor map, is designed to encourage geographic learning through physical movement and games, teaching place names, physical geography, and cultural geography as well as map reading skills.
UNC's Giant Map of Colorado
Teaching Secondary Social Studies students at UNC learning to use a Colorado Giant Map.
Recently purchased with Hewit funds, the University of Northern Colorado has a Giant Map of Colorado available for teachers and student teachers to borrow. Complete with lesson plans and additional supplies that will help you to "play" with the map, any UNC teacher, alumni, or Northern Colorado community member can check out a Map for up to one week per semester. Please email Kelly Langley Cook in the History Department for more information.
About the Giant Maps
Take a look at these videos for a better idea of what Giant Maps can bring to your students!
About National Geographic Giant Maps
National Geographic State Giant Maps
How Giant Maps Are Made
Where can I get a Giant Map for my classroom?
Borrow a Map
Several locations throughout the state have maps available to borrow. Contact Kelly Langley Cook to inquire about borrowing UNC's map or see the below map for additional locations (subject to change).
Purchase a Map
You can buy a Giant Map for any state or continent directly from National Geographic.