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128 resources with the concept mountains

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Lesson 6: Biomes and Landscapes

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Aside from the amazing animals in Gorongosa National Park, what else is there to discover? The sixth installment in an eight-part themed series contains an interactive map where scholars can learn more about the geographic features of...
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Topographic and Geologic Maps: Topographic Maps

For Students 9th - 12th
Maps are great for helping you get where you're going, but what does that place actually look like? Geology scholars compare and contrast the features of topographical and geologic maps using an interactive lesson. The resource describes...
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Our World

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
There's a beautiful world all around us! Learn about the features of our planet with a series of activities designed for English learners. Kids sing, dance, and read about nature with fun lessons and interactive play.
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Planet Earth - Mountains

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Rich images showcase mountain peaks from all over the world. Thick clouds of snow are brushed off of the Himalayas, and the Andes sharp, unforgiving peaks are clouded by mist. This video is non-narrated, yet it provides spectacular views...
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Mountains and Valleys - Part 5/5

For Students 4th - 8th
A short video permits young zoologists to join a group of researchers as they track the Grevy's Zebra population in eastern Africa. Watchers attempt to find out the zebras' favorite spots, their preferred foods, and to develop a way of...
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For Teachers 7th - 8th
In this geography worksheet, students identify and describe a mountain range, naming some found around the world. Then they estimate how many millions of years old each mountain range is. Students also locate the major rivers in the...
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Mountains - What Does it Feel Like to Walk up a Mountain?

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th
Some absolutely stunning photographs of mountains around the world are included in this eight-slide presentation on creative writing. The focus is on writing a story as if you are actually climbing to the top of one of these mountains....
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The Mountain Blows its Top

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers replicate a volcanic eruption. In this volcanoes lesson, students follow the provided procedures to show and describe how the inflation of a bulge led to the eruption of Mount St. Helens.
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East Asia: Geography

For Students 7th - 8th
Learners will consider the location of East Asia as it pertains to the effects of natural disasters. They write two short answers to the first prompts, and then respond to a passage regarding Asia's mountains and rivers.
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Can You Name the Region?

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
While just a picture of the Rocky Mountains, this presentation could be used as an introductory activity to a geography lesson. The series of slides begins with a piece of a complete picture which is revealed little by little, until the...
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Exploring BC Through Mapping

For Students 5th - 12th
In this mapping learning exercise, learners use an atlas or map to locate and label the rivers, mountains, lakes, and cities in British Columbia.
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What Makes Up Earth's Surface?

For Students 4th - 6th
In this Earth's surface worksheet, students complete a graphic organizer by writing 1 main idea and 7 supporting details about what makes up the Earth's surface.
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Mountain Building

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Pupils work in small groups. They are told that their task is to build a mountain in their dish pan that can withstand the effects of having a watering can emptied out on it. Students use creative extras to complete their mountains,...
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Franklin Mountains

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students review the steps of the rock cycle. In groups, they identify the natural forces that cause weathering and erosion. They describe how sedimentary, metamorphic and igneous rocks might be formed in nature to end the lesson.
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Mountains and Beach

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Young scholars discover the world of geography, assessing new geographic terms and combining them into one colorful scene. They complete their scenes and exchange them with a partner to name the geographic features illustrated in their...
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Black & White Drama

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students explore Ansel Adams's dramatic black and white mountain landscape photographs. They identify common geographic elements and animals indigenous to the Sierra Nevada and create original art in black and white to depict light and...
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Put the Mountains on the Map

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Young scholars 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...
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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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Hungary: The Landscape

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students work in small groups to create a topographic map of Hungary. The map will include labeled line drawing of the bordering countries. Hungary should be three dimensional, made of salt and flour clay. The mountains, plains and...
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Italy: The Landscape

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students work in small groups to create a topographic map of Italy. They must include labeled line drawings of bordering countries and bodies of water. Students use salt and flour clay to make Italy three dimensional, showing the many...
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The Earth's BIG Features

For Teachers 3rd
Your students will enjoy the vivid pictures and interesting facts about world geography, in this presentation. Depicted are several major geographical features found around the world and a description of each.
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How is Earth's Surface Built Up?

For Students 5th - 8th
In this Earth's surface worksheet, students complete a graphic organizer by writing in 5 examples of how the Earth's surface is built up.
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What Are Earthquakes And Volcanoes?

For Students 4th - 8th
In this earthquake and volcano worksheet, students will write down what causes earthquakes and volcanoes to form and how these events are related to one another. This worksheet is a graphic organizer.
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Delightful Directions

For Teachers 1st
First graders identify and demonstrate how symbols and models are used to represent features of the environment. They identify the directions on a map as east, west, north, and south. Finally, 1st graders play a direction game, move to...