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128 resources with the concept mountains

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Making Topographic Maps and Mountain Profiles

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Students study how to mark inclines and construct a mountain profile.  In this topographic map lesson students mark contour intervals and draw mountain profiles. 
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The Mountain Blows its Top

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners 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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Landforms and Erosion

For Teachers K
Students simulate erosion. In this landforms lesson, students create a model mountain out of a pile of rocks and simulate rain to discuss the act of erosion. Students explain what happens in their own words and the teacher introduces the...
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Crater Lakes and the Volcanoes of the Cascade Mountains

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students study volcanoes. For this Earth science lesson plan, students read, discuss and take notes on the volcanoes of the Cascade Mountains. This lesson also includes an art project.
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World Map and Globe - Lesson 15 (K-3)

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students discover mountain ranges and their locations in the world. In this physical map lesson, students locate and identify major mountain ranges of the world on a large physical map.
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Natural Features

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students identify natural features on a map. In this geography lesson, students identify six physical features and create pictorial definitions for each term. The terms which are listed in this lesson are mountain, hill, island, river,...
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World Map and Globe - Lesson 15 Mountains of the World

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students locate major world mountain ranges. For this geography lesson, students identify major mountain ranges on 6 on of the 7 continents on a large world physical map.
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The Mountain Environment - Avalanche!

For Students 4th - 5th
In this environment worksheet, students draw picture that illustrate an avalanche adventure. They draw a free snowfall on a mountain, the engine that is vibrating, the avalanche that traps men, and fill in speech bubbles that tell how...
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The Mountain Environment - Visitors and the Environment

For Students 4th - 5th
In this geography and environment worksheet, students describe the advantages and disadvantages of having visitors in the mountains during the summer. They tell about how the environment is managed in the area that they live in.
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Crashing Continents

For Students 6th - 12th
For this continents worksheet, students summarize the theory of plate tectonics and describe how 4 different types of mountains are formed. This worksheet has 5 short answer questions.
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Alaska

For Students 4th - 6th
In this Alaska state worksheet, students research and respond to various questions related to the state of Alaska. They identify and name the state's capital and statehood. Then, students identify and name the motto, bird, flower, and...
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Montana

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this Montana worksheet, learners respond to 7 questions that are related to the state of Montana. First, they identify and name the state's capital and when it became a state. Then, students identify and name the state's motto, bird,...
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California

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this California worksheet, learners respond to 7 questions that are related to the state of California. First, they identify and name the state's capital and when it became a state. Then, students identify and name the state's motto,...
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Colorado

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this Colorado learning exercise, students respond to 7 questions that are related to the state of Colorado. First, they identify and name the state's capital and when it became a state. Then, students identify and name the state's...
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What is Climate?

For Students 6th - 8th
In this weather worksheet, students identify and explain the factors that can affect the climate in each area of the illustrated map. Then they describe the various effects of these factors, such as air pressure systems and the land...
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Mountain Puzzle

For Students 1st - 7th
In this mountain puzzle, learners identify famous mountain ranges. Examples include Blue Ridge, Smokies, and Rockies. A list of 15 mountains and mountain ranges are provided to assist students in their search.
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Australian Landforms

For Students 8th - 12th
In this geography worksheet, students identify the various landforms of Australia. They use an atlas to draw in and color these various landforms on the given blank map of Australia.
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Everest Word Search

For Students 6th - 8th
In this social studies worksheet, middle schoolers find the words about Mt. Everest and the answers are found by clicking the button at the bottom of the page.
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Extreme Elevations

For Teachers 5th
In this geography worksheet, 5th graders work in groups in order to locate and graph mountains found on all the continents of planet earth.
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Water, Rivers & Topography

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the topography of Idaho and the importance of surface water and drainage. using digital maps, they inspect the courses of major rivers, Yellowstone Hot Spots, and the natural landscaping of Pocatello. Students explore...
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How Geography Affects the Economy: St. Lucia

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders examine how the geography of St. Lucia affects its economy. They draw a mental image of St. Lucia and its location in relation to other places. They examine images of the island and read about its banana crops before...
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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...
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Climb a Mountain, Raft a River on Your Own Land

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students are introduced to the characteristics of a map. As a class, they discuss the uses of public lands in their community and develop symbols for each feature. They use the symbols to create a map showing the recreational uses of...
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Landform Tag

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders explore various landforms. They play landform tag while exploring the various types of landforms that are found within the United States. Students locate landforms as they are called by the teacher.