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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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Great Lakes Homepage for Kids

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Here are some outstanding lessons on the geology and history of the Great Lakes. These lessons are divided into Grade 4 -6, and Grade 7 - 8 activities. The activities all use the background information, maps, graphs, data, and Great...
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Understanding Latitude and Longitude

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Teaching learners about latitude and longitude can get a little complicated. Present the concept by first representing it as a graph. Just like finding a location on a graph using the x and y-axis, learners will be able to locate items...
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State or Region Project

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Invite your youngsters to learn about a state or region through their choice of a creative project. The resource lists 15 project options that range from a 3-D map of the area, to a puppet show about the region. Pupils can also propose...
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Which Way is North?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Who needs a compass to find cardinal directions? Just place a stick in the ground and record the movement of its shadow over the course of a day. Then, measure the shadow lengths in order to determine a north-south line. A simple...
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California's Climate

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
The United States is a large country with many different climates. Graph and analyze temperature and rainfall data for Sacramento and Washington DC as you teach your class about the characteristics of Mediterranean climates. Discuss the...
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How Does GPS Work

For Teachers 6th - 8th
GPS has become a tool most people rely on to find locations, but how does it work? Two young travelers interview a NASA scientist to find out how GPS was developed, how it works, and what it can be used for. A good video for learners who...
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Geocaching

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Using GPS units, small groups participate in a scavenger hunt to find an object that you have hidden. They use coordinates for stopping points along a pre-planned path to get to the final cache. This is a terrific activity to include in...
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Geography Drive USA™

For Students 3rd - 6th
A trivia-style virtual road trip in which the player's car is moved from state to state as questions are correctly answered. Ideally, a player would learn about different states by reading the simple brochures available in the...
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World Religions: 7th Grade Geography

For Teachers 7th
This presentation is well-organized. Each of the world's five major religions are totally defined by holy book, founder, icons, traditions, location, and history. While there is a lot of great info for Christianity, Islam, Buddhism and...
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Geography A to Z: The Letter J

For Students 6th - 8th
How many states, capitals, countries, and locations do your kids know that begin with the letter J? Hopefully they know seven of them, because that's the number of questions on the fun and fast instructional activity. 
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Geography 12

For Students 7th - 9th
Geography is such a fascinating subject for learners of all ages. Prepare learners with good guiding questions, which they can use while reading their texts. Each of the provided 13 questions requires a full paragraph response on the...
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Geography A to Z: All Around Europe #3

For Students 7th - 8th
The Leaning Tower of Pisa, The Colosseum, and the country where the Kremlin is located are a few of the clues learners will use to determine the names of five world locations. The first letter of each mystery location is provided, but...
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Lesson: Culture & Change

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Can a palace door be art? Can it facilitate an understanding of people and places? It certainly can! Using a palace facade as a lesson plan catalyst, kids will discuss geometric patterns, the kingdom of Swat, and geopolitical themes....
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A Touch of Green: St. Patrick's Day in the Classroom

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Try these ideas to add some Irish flair to your classroom this St. Patrick's Day.
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Using Social Studies in Five Shared Reading Lessons: Geography

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
After several short 15-minute mini-lessons, your learners will gain an understanding of the characteristics of a non-fiction text. Using the book Map It by Elspeth Leacock, your class will become acquainted with non-fiction terms such as...
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Australia

For Teachers 5th - 8th
It's as if you're sitting on the wings of an eagle and soaring over the continent of Australia! See the varying regions and get a quick overview of the country's land. This video is non-narrated, but it provides a beautiful look at...
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The Sahara Desert

For Teachers 1st - 8th
Several exquisite images are linked together in this video. Draw on the phenomenal imagery to spark student discussion or create interest at the start of a unit. Don't forget to challenge students with the fun games listed below, as well!
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Geography Tutor - Map Skills

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Why are maps different colors? What do the colors mean? Well, that depends on the type of map you're looking at. Use this clip to show learners how colors are used on political, relief, regional, and population density maps. Multiple...
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Society and Environment 3 & 4

For Students 4th - 6th
Here are two warm-up sheets on one piece of paper. Each half sheet (you cut) contains 10 questions related to world geography, states, capitals, oceans, and landforms. The questions cover everything from the largest continent to the...
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Geography A to Z: The Letter S

For Students 6th - 8th
The letter S is the clue learners need to answer each of the seven geography questions on the worksheet. They answer questions about African, Canadian, Middle Eastern, and US geography using locations that begin with the letter S.
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Geography A to Z: The Letters W,X,Y and Z

For Students 6th - 8th
Warm up the class with a fun geography quiz. They'll use the letters W, X, Y, and Z to answer seven geography-based questions. Y for Yangtze, Z  for Zimbabwe, or Y for Yugoslavia. 
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Geography A to Z : Letter H

For Students 4th - 6th
What starts with the letter H? A lot of things do! Including the names of seven different geographic locations around the globe. Learners use the clues to determine the answers, all beginning with the letter H.
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Geography A to Z: The Letter G

For Students 4th - 6th
Using clues to answer questions is a way to increase deductive reasoning skills. Kids answer seven geography clues with answers all starting with the letter G. A great way to test world geography or warm up the class.