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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...
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Volcanoes: USGS Geography

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Learners research volcanoes. In this volcanoes unit, students examine components of a volcano, how it is created, what causes it to erupt, and the results of an eruption. There are a series of 6 lessons included in this unit. Learners...
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The Land Around Us - Lesson 3

For Teachers 1st - 5th
While the content of this lesson is more specific to the first grade, the directions given to work on a PowerPoint are well written. These directions could be used by anyone, with any content. Younger learners may need help reading the...
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Change Since 1609

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students recognize how the climate of the Hudson Valley has changed since the last glaciation. They explain these changes using a reconstruction of the land use changes in the Hudson Valley composed of confetti, Ziploc bags and other...
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Alaska Native Ways of Knowing

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Pupils watch a video on the Alaskan native ways. They examine how knowledge was passed down from elders and how the Alaskans lived with harmony in nature.  Learners then prepare and present a classroom science fair project based on their...
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This Land is Our Land

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Learners interpret NASS data to determine loss or gain of farm land and compare land in production and crop production over a 50 year period.
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Private Property Vs. the Public Good: the Problem of Eminent Domain

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars view video The Electric Valley, discuss film clips and review news articles and other documents pertaining to eminent domain, prepare declarative statement on issue that has pro or con side, and present case to opposing...
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Arsenic and Lead Scavenger Hunt

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Health wizards read and discuss an article about lead contamination then come up with a plan to help solve the problem. They get into groups to develop a community solution within the parameters of a budget, feasibility, and the source...
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Compound Species

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students gather pictures of animals, fish, birds, and insects, and sort them by category: land, sea, and air creatures. They choose two of these categories and imaginatively combine part of animals (such as horns, tentacles, fins, floppy...
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A Comparison of Land and Water Temperature

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learners examine NASA satellite observations of surface temperature and investigate the seasonal changes of land and water temperature.
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Geography Vocabulary

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this geography learning exercise, students match vocabulary words to their definitions having to do with bodies of land and water. Students complete 10 problems.
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Soil Investigations

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the basics about soil.  In this soil instructional activity students describe the physical properties of soil and explain what soil profile is. 
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Making & Breaking : The Rock Cycle

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers examine the rock cycle and how rocks can change over time.  In this geotechnical engineering lesson students draw a diagram of the rock cycle.
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Build Illinois

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students examine the history of the formation of Illinois. Traveling virtually between time periods, they describe each period and compare them with how Illinois is now. They work together to complete an activity and worksheet.
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The Great Water Hunt

For Teachers K
Students examine a globe to locate the bodies of water present and create a representation of those bodies of water for further exploration of the concept. Extensions of their observations are made at school, home, and the community.
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Land Quality Issues

For Teachers 9th - 11th
In this unit of lessons, students examine land quality issues. They discover food chains and practice reading them. They also examine the erosion of soil and how it affects the environment.
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Earth's Land as an Apple

For Teachers K - 7th
Students explore the value of land and the importance of conserving it as a limited resource. They observe a experiment where an apple represents the earth. From the demonstration, students visually see the fractions and percentages that...
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Early Explorers

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders study early explorers. In this World history lesson, 5th graders draw an outline of a map labeling each part, build geographical features out of dough, and paint each of the land and water features.
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How Much Soil is There?

For Teachers K - 5th
Students examine that all living things depend on soil to live. In this science instructional activity, students pretend that an apple is planet Earth. Students cut the apple to represent the portions of Earth with the last section...
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Elbow Room - Exploring Population Density

For Students 6th - 12th
In this population worksheet, students click on the links and research the internet about population, land, and government. Students answer 16 short answer questions including making spreadsheets.
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This Land Is Our Land

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers explore land use.  In this land lesson plan, students examine the use of land and land records.  They create a diagram of a specified piece of land and determine the area of the land.  Middle schoolers discuss their...
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The World's Soil

For Students 7th - 9th
In this world's soil worksheet, students use an apple to simulate the amount of soil in the world. They cut the apple into 1/32 to represent the soil and along the way they draw pictures for each cut and label what the pieces represent.
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Erosion: Natural or Unnatural

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explore how water has the power to erode, how developing the land (building roads, buildings and parking lots) increases the amount of water reaching our rivers, and how this greater quantity of water increases erosion. They...
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Lesson Plan on Volcanoes

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders are able to label a diagram of a volcano with a least 3 of the following parts: the magma chamber, vents, dome, and caldarea. They break up into groups of four and design their own volvanoes using paper and drawing...