As the 2008 Election Day approaches in the United States one of the topics sure to be discussed in civics and history classes is the Electoral College. One resources that will be of use to teachers discussing the Electoral College is the Electoral Votes Prediction map from Google Maps. Using this map students can click on each state and see how the overall election results will change based on how each state votes. As students click on each state the Electoral vote count changes at the bottom of the page.
The Electoral Votes Prediction map is embedded below.