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239 resources with the concept physical geography

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EngageNY Grade 3 ELA Module 1, Unit 3

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Third graders will explore the way geography can impact people's access to books. They read informational texts and learn vocabulary related to physical geography. There is a final performance task at the end, and everything you need is...
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The Earth Moves Under My Feet

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Most people rely on the ground under them remaining still and constant, yet the plates on the earth are constantly moving. A research-based STEM lesson asks pupils to research seismic data and tectonic plates. Then they create surveys of...
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Basics of Geography: Climate

For Teachers 4th - 8th
What's the weather going to be like tomorrow? The answer depends on your place on the planet. An informative video discusses how factors such as elevation, location, precipitation, and wind can determine an area's climate. It focuses on...
11:27
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Geography Now! Jamaica

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Jamaica is iconic, thanks to Bob Marley and its gorgeous beaches. A video resource uncovers some of its lesser-known natural treasures, such as the Blue Lagoon, as well as its colonial history. Learners also discuss the importance...
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Geography Now! Norway

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
When people think about Norway, they often think about Vikings, trolls, fjords ... and heavy metal and tacos? A video resource profiles the fourth Nordic sister, including its fascinating geography carved out of the arctic, and...
11:30
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Geography Now! Bulgaria

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Harry Potter fans may recognize Bulgaria as the home of Victor Krum, but the Balkan country is so much more. A video resource explores its bats, caves, and nutritious yogurt. After learning about the former Eastern bloc country, pupils...
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Geography Now! Pakistan

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
An interesting video resource profiles Pakistan, a country with a modern history and an ancient past. Partitioned from India in the middle of the 20th century, it now has the most militarized border in the world. The complicated country...
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Geography Now! Oman

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Oman is considered a traditional Arabian country, but it links the Persian Gulf nation to the rest of the world. An insightful video resource shows how Oman has maintained its traditional cultural roots, all while maintaining...
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Geography Now! Nicaragua

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
The volcano is perhaps the best symbol for the country of Nicaragua. It's beautiful, but a bit unstable. A video resource profiles the Central American nation, which is the second poorest in the Western Hemisphere. Highlights include...
15:22
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Geography Now! Niger

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Niger was created by the arbitrary boundaries set by French colonialism. The interesting country is home to one of the fastest-growing populations in the world, and its people are seeking to carve their identity out of the desert. A...
16:06
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Geography Now! Nepal

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Without a doubt, the mountainous country of Nepal is best known for Mt. Everest. As seen in a video resource, the mountainous country is also home to more than 120 ethno-linguistic people groups and is considered the birthplace of...
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Geography Now! Namibia

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Namibia is an example of the cultural blend that sometimes happens as a legacy of colonialism. The African nation is home to four major people groups, including the one that speaks the language used in the Black Panther movie. A video...
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Geography Now! Nigeria

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Use a video resource to explore the powerhouse that is Africa. Nigeria is the continent's most populous country and one of its most wealthy thanks to its petroleum reserves. It is diverse, comprised of more than 500 language groups and a...
17:37
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Geography Now! New Zealand (Aotearoa)

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
New Zealand is a country of natural wonders, and many blockbuster movies use it as an eye-catching setting. It's also one of the last areas of the world to be populated by humans, starting with the Maori peoples sometime in the 1200s....
18:27
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Geography Now! Netherlands

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
The Netherlands is the lowest-level nation in Europe, reclaiming about a fifth of its land back from the sea with engineering ingenuity. It's also, on average, one of the tallest countries and usually ranks within the world's top 20...
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Geography Now! Nauru

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Nauru is the smallest country in Oceania and is one of the least-visited countries in the world. Its 12-mile perimeter surrounds only about 11,300 people. While it once was home to phosphate mines as a result of the guano deposits on the...
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Geography Now! Mozambique

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Mozambique may be one of the best beach countries no one considers. Its rich biodiversity and geography have made it home to a low-volume, but high-quality luxury tourist industry.  However, a video resource shows how it is still...
16:10
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Geography Now! Myanmar

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Myanmar is a country that gets a lot of press, and not all of it good thanks to internal tensions. A video resource profiles the nation with its more than 130 ethnic groups and lush biodiversity. Scholars also explore how the nation is...
12:02
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Geography Now! Montenegro

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Montenegro has a laid-back reputation. However, as seen an insightful video resource, its history includes fierce fighting against waves of invaders throughout the centuries. With more Italian influence than other Balkan countries, it's...
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Geography Now! Mongolia

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
The country of Mongolia brings to mind its epic past, including the famous Genghis Kahn. As seen in the video resource, the central Asian nation is still home to a nomadic culture, as about a third of its people live like the Mongols...
13:34
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Geography Now! Monaco

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Monaco, the glitzy Western European micro state, takes up only two square kilometers in land, but much more in the public's imagination. The country is home to super stars like Bono and Grace Kelly, and one-third of its people are...
12:06
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Geography Now! Micronesia (Federated States)

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
The Federated State of Micronesia may cover 217 square miles, but the country's landmass only covers a fraction of that. The 600 islands are home to a diverse indigenous culture, and the marks of colonialism, including English and...
12:08
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Geography Now! Marshall Islands

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
The Marshall Islands are best known as the site of the United States' largest atmospheric nuclear test. However, the country—composed of atoll islands—has its own culture and history apart from the Americans'. A video resource highlights...
12:30
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Geography Now! Eswatini

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
It's know as Swaziland no more—welcome, Estwatini! The African nation, while home to stunning geographical diversity, is one of the continent's smallest. It also has its challenges, with roughly a quarter of the adult population infected...