Know Your Globe

What are the green and blue things on a globe? Water and land—the two main features on Earth. Watch a video that distinguishes items on the globe from continents to countries and water to oceans and freshwater. Quiz the class after to see how many they can remember!

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Introduce a song or mnemonic device to help leaners remember the seven continents
  • Preview the video and create a worksheet that has individuals answer questions as they watch
Classroom Considerations
  • Consider using as an introduction to geography
  • 16th out of 26 videos
  • YouTube comments and advertisements should be previewed before showing
Pros
  • Instructor breaks down each land and water mass into smaller categories
  • Talking ducks help engage younger learners
Cons
  • None