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Published on 8 January 2024

swisstopo teaching materials for schools: level 2 (primary level)

Why are stones hiding a secret? What does it feel like to travel through time from a bird’s eye perspective? Pupils will learn this and so much more in swisstopo’s wide-ranging teaching materials and worksheets. 

6 November 2023

Treasure hunt for the classroom

The game pursues learning goals for geography, history, mathematics and foreign language teaching.

Map reading

10 November 2023

swisstopo - Learning to read maps with educational materials for schools

If you want to get from A to B, you really could do with a map in hand. There’s a lot of knowledge to be conveyed and a goal to be achieved in the “Reading maps” teaching materials.

6 November 2023

The secret of rocks

«The secret of rocks» is a teaching aid in geology that is suitable for geography and history lessons. School classes learn about the history of rocks and landscapes of our country in a playful way and thereby gain their first experience with geodata.

10 November 2023

swisstopo - Time travelling

Travel through time with swisstopo’s historical maps and aerial photographs. Pupils will learn about the Switzerland of today and of old.

Screenshot LUBIS Viewer

10 November 2023

swisstopo - Discover historical aerial photos in the LUBIS viewer

What did Zurich or Bern look like a hundred years ago? That’s what pupils are finding out using swisstopo’s aerial photographs. The LUBIS viewer makes this possible.


10 November 2023 - use the Confederation map viewer in the classroom

Swiss map viewer application: makes lessons exciting – and most importantly educational.

10 November 2023

swisstopo - catalog of digital maps "For schools"

The digital map catalogue “For schools” immerses pupils in a chosen topic and expands their knowledge. It’s full of wow factor and aha moments.