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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Global History and Geography Regents Examinations

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Finding tests that assess global history and geography knowledge can be challenging, but here's a resource that solves the problem. Last updated in January 2018, the exams ask scholars to analyze charts, primary sources, and graphic...
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The Five Themes of Geography

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Explore the five themes of geography using materials designed to guide instruction and enhance comprehension. You'll find lesson plans, worksheets, activities, and videos, all of which are bound to boost learner engagement.
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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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Lesson Plan
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Introduction to the World Map

For Teachers K - 3rd
Learners 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. Learners use post-it notes to locate several locations on the world...
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Printables
Mr. Printables

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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Worksheet
K12 Reader

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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Lesson Plan
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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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Lesson Plan
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US Geography: The Midwest

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

For Teachers 4th - 5th
In 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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Lesson Plan
California Academy of Science

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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Organizer
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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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Worksheet
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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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Lesson Plan
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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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Worksheet
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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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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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Interactive
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World Geography Final Exam Review Quiz #3

For Students 6th - 10th
In 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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Activity
Howard Hughes Medical Institute

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...
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Worksheet
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World Map Labels

For Students 6th - 11th
In this geography skills learning exercise, students identify the countries and bodies of water labelled on the maps of the world, Africa, Asia, Canada, Europe, the Caribbean, the Middle East, North America, Australia, and South America.
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Lesson Plan
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Lesson Design Archaeology- World Map

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Young scholars practice locating positions on the world map. In this map skills lesson plan, students explore the world map and items such as the compass rose, Equator, mountains, cities, etc. The young scholars practice locating...
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Investigating the Countries of the World

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Explore world geography by creating presentations for different countries around the world. Researchers identify many different countries on a globe and select one for which they will create a presentation. They share their research and...
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Worksheet
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US Geography Crossword

For Students 5th - 6th
In this 50 states learning exercise, students complete a crossword puzzle with facts about US geography. There are 22 words to fit in the puzzle, which has no word bank.
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Make a Balloon Globe

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
"We've got the whole world in our hands," is what your students will be singing after completing this fun geography activity. Using the included templates for the seven continents and a balloon, they create their very own globes.