Cultural Geography Teacher Resources
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The Cultural Geography of Australia, Oceana, and Antarctica
6th - 9th CCSS: Adaptable
What people groups originally settled in Australia and Oceania, and how do their geography and history affect the regions' cultural makeup? Here you'll find a traditional textbook chapter covering these topics, including informational...
How Has the Geography of India Influenced its People and Culture?
7th - 9th
Have your middle schoolers consider the effects of monsoons, the Himalayas, and geographical location on the development of Indian culture. This presentation provides a slight glimpse into this vast topic and could be used as a...
Kung-hsi Fa-ts' ai! – A Chinese New Year Celebration
K - 10th
Looking for ideas for your Lunar New Year celebration? Check out an interdisciplinary unit of study that includes lessons in counting, calligraphy, culture, geography, literature, art, and music. Kung-hsi Fa-ts' ai! (May you become rich!)
The Cultural Geography of Africa South of the Sahara "Kente Cloth"
8th - 11th
Students read several articles about West African strip weaving of Kente cloth. They explore the cultural context in which strip weaving occurs. They answer four comprehension questions and compose a magazine article about strip weaving.
United States & Canada: How Are We The Same? How Are We Different?
6th - 7th
Students compare and contrast similarities and differences between Canada and the US. In this geography lesson, students read various articles and identify similarities and differences in economies, cultures, geography, climate, and...
Geographic Determinism: Does Where We Live, Determine How We Live
Seventh graders explore Africa's physical and cultural geography, then take on various roles, complete individual tasks based on these roles, and work cooperatively to create a museum exhibit that illustrates the concept of geographic...
Connecting Africa: A Project-Based Learning Adventure
6th - 8th
Mission Possible: Your task is to design a new highway route from Tunis, Tunisia to Cape Town, South Africa. If you accept the challenge, you must create a small map of the route that has already been rejected, a rationale for rejection...
World Percussion — Latin America Project Book
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
What's the most popular music style in Brazil? What about Cuba? Or the Dominican Republic? An immersive project teaches young learners about the salsa, the samba, and the merengue with research assignments and dance performances.
Are People of the Western Hemisphere Wasteful? A Lesson on Energy Use
Fifth graders research the populations of continents and their respective use of the world's energy reserves, namely oil. They display the information using different graphing techniques. They discuss the distribution of oil reserves...