Geography Teacher Resources

Gallop the globe from the comfort of your own classroom with our large stock of teacher-reviewed resources on physical, political, and human geography, as well as skills for mapmaking and map analysis.
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The Five Themes of Geography

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Explore the five themes of geography using a collection of materials designed to guide your instruction and enhance comprehension. Included, you'll find, lesson plans, worksheets, activities, and videos; all of which, bound to boost...
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Mapping Skills

For Teachers 6th - 8th
From compasses to Google Earth, these mapping resources will help your students get acquainted with mapping skills both old and new. You'll find resources here about both political and physical maps, and a number of the activities are...
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World Population History

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Six lessons challenge 21st-century learners to interpret maps, analyze real-world data sets, and use technology such as GIS to understand key global issues. The lessons, which can be used sequentially as a unit or individually, are...
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America from Scratch

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
What if the people of the United States started over and, knowing what we know now about how things are working, redesigned the government created by the founding fathers? That's the central premise of the 11 resources in the American...
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Introduction to the World Map

For Teachers K - 3rd
Young scholars identify the differences between maps and globes. In this map skills instructional activity, students are shown a globe and a map and recognize the differences. Young scholars use post-it notes to locate several locations...
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Map of The USA Jigsaw Puzzle

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Encourage young learners to explore the United States with this printable map puzzle. A fun activity that engages children in learning US geography.
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United States Geography

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
Encourage reading for information with a text about United States geography. Kids read a short passage about the landforms in the United States, including mountain ranges and natural resources, and answer five reading comprehension...
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A World of Information

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students analyze data and statistics about countries around the world. They read graphs and charts, color a world map to illustrate the top ten statistics about the world, and write a paragraph to summarize their information.
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US Geography: The Midwest

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students investigate the geography and agricultural products of the Midwestern United States. In this US geography lesson, students watch and discuss a video that depicts the Midwest of the US as the breadbasket of the country. They make...
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World Maps

For Students 4th - 6th
In this investigating a world map worksheet, students read a review of maps and globes and use a world map to answer multiple choice questions. Students answer eight questions.
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World Map

For Teachers 4th - 5th
For this social studies worksheet, students use the unlabeled world map for any geography activity. The individual countries are not marked with border lines.
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Tropical Belt

For Teachers K - 4th Standards
Where in the world is the equator? Explore a world map with your class, coloring in oceans, continents, and rainforests while locating the three major lines of latitude: the equator, Tropic of Cancer, and Tropic of Capricorn. Discuss how...
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US Geography (State and Capitals)

For Teachers 4th - 6th
While this video may be a little outdated, it does a great job covering each US region, states, and capitals. The young narrators provide the name of each state and capital and provide an informational state fact that can be used to...
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Physical World Map

For Students 5th - 12th
In this world map worksheet, students practice their geography skills as they label the 7 continents and 5 oceans. Teachers may use this physical map for various classroom activities
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World Map

For Students 3rd - 7th
In this world map activity, students practice their geography skills as they label the 7 continents and 5 oceans. A word bank in included.
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Geography and Culture of China

For Teachers 7th
Take out a map, a paper, a ruler, and those coveted colored pencils for a lesson on Chinese culture and geography. This is a multifaceted approach to basic geography skills that incorporate story telling, class discussion, primary source...
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Canada

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Young language arts pupils explore world geography through the reading of an informational text. As a class learners conduct research on the history, geography, culture, and politics of Canada while they read. They will need to define...
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Where in the World is Mrs. Waffenscmidt? # 15

For Students 6th - 8th
Where can that globe-trotting teacher be? Is your class ready to read an informational passage to find out where Mrs. Waffenschmidt is hiding this week? If they are, then they'll discover she's checking out the Rock of Gibraltar. A great...
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What's "In" On a Map?

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students explore world geography by analyzing maps. In this mapping instructional activity, students discuss the different directions and areas of Earth while utilizing a compass. Students define a list of vocabulary terms associated...
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Global Connections

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
An entertaining, and educationally valuable game of "tic-tac-toe" awaits your learners. They earn their "x's" and "o's" by correctly-answering questions on world geography. I've never seen this type of game before, and I believe that...
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From Sea to Shining Sea: United State Geography Vocabulary

For Students 2nd - 3rd
Learners read a passage (included) about America, its land, and seas. Learners think about the meanings of the words contrasts, vast, grasslands, fertile, bayous, glaciers, tundra, and plateaus. They label illustrations with the correct...
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World Geography Final Exam Review Quiz #3

For Students 6th - 10th
For this world geography worksheet, learners respond to 14 multiple choice questions based on their knowledge of the world's places and features. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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World Geography: Children Overseas

For Teachers 2nd - 10th
Students explore world geography by participating in a child care activity. In this child sponsor lesson, students discuss the devastating lifestyles forced upon underprivileged children overseas and what can be done to help them....
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Patterns in the Distribution of Lactase Persistence

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
We all drink milk as babies, so why can't we all drink it as adults? Examine the trend in lactase production on the world-wide scale as science scholars analyze and interpret data. Groups create pie charts from the data, place them on a...