Physical Geography Teacher Resources

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EngageNY Grade 3 ELA Module 1, Unit 3

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Third graders will explore the way geography can impact people's access to books. They read informational texts and learn vocabulary related to physical geography. There is a final performance task at the end, and everything you need is...
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Physical Geography of China focusing on the Three Gorges Dam

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders examine the physical geography of China. For this China lesson, 7th graders debate the governments point of view compared to the people.  Students create a photo essay.
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Latin America: Physical Geography

For Students 7th - 10th
In this geography skills worksheet, students examine maps of Latin America and then respond to 28 fill in the blank and short answer questions based on the maps and their knowledge of physical geography of the region.
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Physical Geography of South East Asia

For Students 7th - 8th
How much does your class know about the physical geography of South East Asia? If they've read about it or discussed it in class, then they'll have no trouble completing the instructional activity. They'll use the word bank to fill in...
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Physical Maps: Rivers

For Students 5th - 6th
For this rivers worksheet, learners read about physical maps and rivers. They use a map of the rivers of the US Northeast to answer questions. There are six questions to answer.
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Physical Geography Practice Test

For Students 7th - 11th
For this physical geography worksheet, students use the test template to match 15 terms and definitions. Students also respond to 15 multiple choice questions that their teacher writes.
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Sub-Saharan Africa: Physical Geography

For Students 6th - 9th
In this geography skills worksheet, students respond to 22 short answer and map skills questions about the location and geographic features of sub-Saharan Africa.
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Geography 12

For Students 7th - 9th
Geography is such a fascinating subject for learners of all ages. Prepare learners with good guiding questions, which they can use while reading their texts. Each of the provided 13 questions requires a full paragraph response on the...
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Africa: Interpreting Physical Maps

For Teachers 7th Standards
Get young cartographers looking at population densities in Africa. As they look at the continent, learners examine human features of particular regions in a physical map. They use clues about the geography of Africa to determine how the...
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Geography Now! Australia

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Everybody loves Australia; if world politics were high school, this country would be one of the popular kids. That's according to a video profile that describes the island nation's political geography, physical geography, and...
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Beginning Map Lesson

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders explore physical maps and political maps. In this maps lesson, 2nd graders compare and contrast physical and political maps. Students identify characteristics of both types of maps and find examples of the maps to present...
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For Students 3rd - 5th
In this map skills learning exercise, students discover that physical maps show where rivers are located. Students examine a physical map and then respond to 6 short answer questions.
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The Geography of Europe

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What is the European Union? Where is it? Why is it? To begin a study of the EU, class members examine the physical geography of Europe and the size and population density of 28-member countries in comparison to non-member countries like...
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Learning Physical Geography Through Landforms

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders explore physical geography through landforms. They discuss the various types of landforms found around the world. Students recognize various landforms on the world map.
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European Agriculture

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students make inferences on how physical geography affected the development of early civilizations and come up with solutions to global issues. In this physical geography lesson plan, students compare maps of the past to maps of today to...
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Maps and Globes: Where in the World are We?

For Teachers K
Students explore maps and globes. In this introduction to map and globe concepts lesson, students identify features of physical maps, political maps, and globes. Students locate land and water, and recite a poem about the names of the...
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Geography Now! Armenia

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Armenia is like a reality TV show: some drama, high profile breakups, and cute people getting together. That's the analogy an interesting video profile makes to explain Armenia's breakup from the former Soviet Union. Learners explore...
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Geography Now! Mali

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Mali is home to an ancient, wealthy empire that included one of the richest men to ever live, Mansa Musa, and the legendary city of Timbuktu. Today, it is home to civil struggles, and some of the instability makes these ancient sites...
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Basics of Geography: Climate

For Teachers 4th - 8th
What's the weather going to be like tomorrow? The answer depends on your place on the planet. An informative video discusses how factors such as elevation, location, precipitation, and wind can determine an area's climate. It focuses on...
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Discovering the Physical Geography of Washington

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students develop a mental map of the state of Washington and draw it on paper. Using the Virtual Atlas, they identify the physical features of the state and draw them on their map. They also examine the populations and diversity of the...
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Climate Shifts

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Eight slides of information related to shifts in the climate make up this presentation. The vocabulary and concepts displayed are geared toward high school meteorology learners. Content is not cohesive from slide to slide, but the...
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For Students 4th - 5th
In this physical maps instructional activity, students use the landform map to study the path of the Ohio River. Students use the map which also shows the Cherokee land in the 1800s to answer the questions.
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Landforms of Illinois

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Fifth and sixth graders are introduced to the primary landforms of Illinois and discover how they were created. Landform cards are made for each pupil. They use the twenty-questions format until they have identified each one. Then,...
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Global History & Geography: Latin America

For Students 5th - 7th
The instructions say to use a text-book to label 11 different regions in modern Latin America. If a text-book is not available a map can be found on-line and printed for student reference.