Use Zeemaps with Your Students to Create Interactive Maps

Zeemaps is another good website to use with students to create, publish and share interactive maps. Zeemaps allows you to visualize geographic data and customize your maps the way you want. You can for instance create maps of places you plan to visit with students or share maps of specific locations you have visited. And although it displays Google Maps, Zeemaps is not affiliated with Google and has its own servers where all created maps are stored.

Zeemaps is a freemium service with a free basic version that offers some decent features. The pro version provides more advanced functionalities. Here is a round-up of some of the main things offered by this web tool:You do not need to create an account to make maps
Add searchable custom fields for map entries
PDF or PNG map images for presentations or brochures
Add video, photo, or audio with your markers
Customize marker icons with your own images
Highlight countries, states, cities, zip codes, counties, or hand-draw region
Up to 31 marker groups and sub-groups with clickable map legend
Show clickable list of entries to the left or right of your map
Keep maps private for confidential data with HTTPS support
Search for entries matching field values, with distance
Manage your map entries with powerful editing grid

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