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Montana State University

Sea Floor to Summit

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Who knew that mountain formation could be so entertaining? Leanr how mountains form with a resource on Mount Everest. Activities to guide learning include a simulation, project, videos, coloring activities, and worksheets.
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Interactive
PBS

Earthquakes and Volcanoes

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Earth's surface constantly changes thanks to a variety of geological forces; in fact, Australia currently moves faster than GPS technology. Scholars connect the idea of continental drift to earthquakes and volcanoes with the help of an...
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Montana State University

Climb into Action!

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Climate change affects even the largest and intimidating of landforms—even Mount Everest! A resource helps teach learners the connection between global climate change and its effects on Earth. Activities include videos, class discussion,...
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Montana State University

Everest Extremes: Biodiversity

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
How many animals can live in a climate as cold as Mount Everest's? Find out with a science lesson all about biodiversity. Activities include research, presentations, group work, coloring maps, and a simulation of a food web.
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Put the Mountains on the Map

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students discuss what they know about the regions where snow leopards live. They observe the worksheets to see if they can identify any of the mountain ranges and then use atlases to check and complete the country identification worksheet.
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PPT
Curated OER

Mountain Range Project

For Teachers 6th
This is an outline for a geography project which requires learners to research, compare, and construct a book about various mountain environments around the world. Even though this is a simple outline, it contains some useful ideas and...
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Worksheet
Curated OER

Mountains of the World Quiz 2

For Students 6th - 11th
For this geography skills worksheet, learners respond to 10 short answer questions featuring famous mountain ranges of the world.
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Carving Mountains

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students explore geography by participating in an illustration activity. In this land-form lesson, students define vocabulary terms associated with glaciers and forests. Students utilize pens, cardboard and pottery clay to draw and...
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Leapin' Landmarks: Locating 10 Man-made Landmarks Around the World

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders label continents, oceans, and major mountain ranges on maps and use the maps to write an informational report about landmarks. In this landmarks lesson plan, 3rd graders write about 1 major landmark.
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

World Geography: Who am I?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers are able to provide a basic description of one country that has arsenic in its water supply. They are able to locate these countries on a map. Students explore the majors countries that have been affected by arsenic...