Physical Geography Teacher Resources
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California Polytechnic State University
At the heart of this resource is a beautifully detailed PowerPoint presentation (provided in PDF form) on the overall physical geography of Australia, basic facts about the country, Aboriginal history, and Australia culture and lifestyle.
From China's physical geography and earliest beginnings of civilization to the Qin and Han dynasties, here is a nicely designed worksheet on ancient China, which includes a graphic organizer and timeline to summarize the reading material.
Sixth graders explore different climates. In this compare and contrast lesson, 6th graders look at the differences in climates of America and Europe. Students use KWL charts and graphic organizers to record information about different...
Students use outline maps to become acquainted with Costa Rica. They see how it was formed and how its origin has created very diverse environments. Students then use atlases and compare their physical maps with maps of climate and the...
Earth science classes can inspect the geography of the Mississippi River watershed by using National Geographic's fascinating FieldScope, an interactive mapping tool. Printable worksheets can be used to guide the exploration. This neat...
New York State Education Department
Looking for some ways to practice primary source analysis or multiple-choice strategies with your scholars? Check out a helpful standardized test. Multiple-choice questions based on primary sources, a writing prompt about human and...
San Antonio Independent School District
Learners take notes on the physical geography of an assigned country, as well as its type of economy, major cities, and the student's own first impressions of the country, with this graphic organizer.
Students locate major world mountain ranges. In this geography lesson, students identify major mountain ranges on 6 on of the 7 continents on a large world physical map.
For 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
Students access information from the Destination Indonesia Web site to explore the island nation of Indonesia. They answer four questions and then write two full-page journal entries about one or more travel destinations in Indonesia.
Seventh graders examine landforms. For this world Geography lesson, 7th graders research and create a physical model of a chosen landform. They then draw a 2-d paper map of that model.
Young scholars access information from the United States Geological Survey's Web site This Dynamic Earth to research the Ring of Fire. They answer four questions and then apply what they have learned to create a bulletin board display.
In this geography skills instructional activity, 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...
In this Australia and Oceania physical map instructional activity, students make note of the major landforms and bodies of water located within this region.
Third graders write about a summer event they participated in. In this paragraph writing lesson, the teacher models how to write about a place they have visited. Students then write their own paragraphs. Students will point out on the...