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70 resources with the concept islands

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The Biodiversity of Ontario's Natural and Manmade Islands

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Island exploration—sounds exotic! During these three activities, high school learners explore island biogeography through a game and then analyze data collected, ask questions via BioBlitz, and present findings. Then, they must convince...
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The Unusual Formation of the Hawaiian Islands

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
How are the Hawaiian Islands different from other island chains? Discover the surprising geologic history of Hawaii with a video from a cool physics playlist. The narrator takes a hike with some geologists and discusses mantle plume...
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That’s Amazing!: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 3)

For Teachers 4th Standards
That's Amazing! is the theme of an English language development unit created by Houghton Mifflin. Following a speak, look, move, and listen routine, scholars delve into topics; seasons, weather, animals, landforms, telling time,...
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The Biggest Plates on Earth

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
The deepest part of the ocean is the Marianas trench where two tectonic plates meet. Scholars explore plate tectonics and their boundary types by completing hands-on activities throughout the lesson. Specific areas, such as the Galapagos...
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Landforms, Hey!

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
What are different types of landforms, and how are they formed? This is the focus of a video that describes how mountains, plateaus, mesas, buttes, volcanoes, deserts, islands, and deltas are made.
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Moja Island

For Teachers 6th - 9th Standards
Did you know that 1.3 billion people live without any form of electricity? Discover an array of possible renewable energy options by taking a trip to Moja Island, an online learning resource that will equip you and your learners with an...
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Robinson Crusoe Island Adventure

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
After reading and describing the characters, setting, and plot in The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, class members write original Island Adventure narrative pieces including detailed descriptions of people, places, and things. Afterward,...
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Geographic Landforms

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Each slide is a simple notebook page with one landform in blue and its definition in red. There are 26 vocabulary terms in all, some you may want to use, and others easily hidden. It is recommended that you add photos or other graphic...
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Island Survival

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students participate in a simulation of life on a deserted island. They apply their critical thinking skills and knowledge of oceans and islands to "survive" and ultimately return to safety. Lesson contains adaptations for all levels.
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Coral Reefs

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students research an inhabitant of a Caribbean coral reef using a list of common organisms that live on or near it. Students then write a description of their organism and draw a picture or a 3-D model of it. Eventually they all work...
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Identifying Island Countries

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students discover the definition of an island and identify island countries around the world. In this geography lesson, students determine the characteristics of an island. Finally the students will identify specific island countries,...
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Sanctuary: Quail Island Banks

For Teachers 4th - 10th
Students explore visual arts by examining a diorama in class. In this geography lesson, students examine an island off the coast of New Zealand and identify the physical attributes of the land. Students answer study questions regarding...
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Island Hopping

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students collaborate to play a game. For this island hopping lesson, students face obstacles and imaginary situations in which they have to problem solve in order to complete the task.
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Biomes: Islands and Evolution

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students discover how islands form, how plant and animal species get there and what the term means.  In this biomes lesson students prepare a presentation that describes the life forms and geography of an island. 
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Design an Island

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students make a map of an imaginary island using the topographic symbols provided from a worksheet. Students place lakes, dwellins, reefs, etc. in areas where they would logically be located from understanding how the topography of an...
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Literature of the Islands and the Sea

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Young scholars read an age-appropriate novel in which an island setting plays an important role from a provided list. This will help them understand life on an island. They will analyze the plot, theme, characterization, setting, and...
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Plate Tectonics-Geological features of Convergent Plate Boundaries

For Students 8th
Recap divergent and convergent boundaries with a video on plate tectonics. After discussing the circumstances surrounding subduction at oceanic and continental plates versus subducton at two oceanic boundaries, the video explains the...
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Plate Tectonics-Geological features of Convergent Plate Boundaries

For Students 8th
Recap divergent and convergent boundaries with a video on plate tectonics. After discussing the circumstances surrounding subduction at oceanic and continental plates versus subducton at two oceanic boundaries, the video explains the...
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Galapagos Volcanoes

For Teachers 5th - 8th
A very interesting video on the volcanoes of the Galapagos Islands awaits your class. The animals who live there are also featured. The giant tortoises of the islands are a special focus of this video. The tortoises are heavily impacted...
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Birth of Islands

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Learners conduct research in groups to build real or imaginary islands, accurately presenting its location on earth, its features, climactic conditions, how plant and animal life reached the island, and what life is found there. They...
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For Students 3rd - 5th
A perfect homework assignment, this worksheet has learners research an island of their choice. They have to write the names of six animals that can be found on their island, and they have to draw a map of the island.
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Small Nations Quiz 1

For Students 9th - 12th
In this small nations worksheet, students complete short answer questions where they identify small nations that are mostly islands. Students identify 10 small nations.
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Oceans and Islands Quiz 1

For Students 7th - 12th
In this oceans and islands worksheet, students answer short answer questions about oceans and islands all around the world. Students complete 10 questions.
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Geography Color: Island

For Students 4th - 5th
In this coloring geography worksheet, students identify the picture of an island. Students then color the island and write a definition for the geographical feature.