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Introduction to the Yukon Territory
Young scholars research the Canadian Yukon Territory. They access the Atlas of Canada website and use the information to describe the relative location of the Yukon Territory using cardinal directions, symbols and the Atlas legend.
1st - 5th Social Studies & History 4 Views 13 Downloads
Geographical Pursuit in Canada
Middle schoolers participate in a game designed to introduce them to basic geography facts about Canada and it Pacific and Atlantic neighbors. They access current information on the Atlas of Canada website and complete a worksheet.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 15 Views 128 Downloads
Introduction to Reference Materials
The Incredible Book Eating Boy is an adorable story and a fun match for introducing reference materials elementary grades. If you do not have this book in your library, but do have access to a computer for presentation, a video read aloud is linked in additional materials.
2nd Language Arts 16 Views 34 Downloads CCSS: Designed
History of the West using the Digital Atlas
Students navigate the digital atlas of Idaho. They research the unique features of south central Idaho and the geological events which have shaped it over the past 17 million years. Afterward, they write an essay on an aspect of changes made by man or as the result of man in the local area.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Historical Map Investigators-Gen. Rochambeau’s Atlas 1782
Students interpret historical evidence presented in primary resources. In this American Revolution lesson, students examine maps and documents from Rochambeau's atlas and then create their own maps that identify the location of Rochambeau's encampments.
7th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads
The Basics of the Higgs Boson
Hot off the press! The Higgs boson may be proven to exist! In an ice cream "bar," two shady cartoon characters discuss the news. Since all particles are excitation of fields, the presence of this fundamental particle suggests that the Higgs field exists, filling the universe.
7 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Early Explorers
Here you'll find several worksheets and mini-activities for giving your learners a great overview of early explorers, including the motivations and home countries of famous explorers and development of new technologies.
5th Social Studies & History 46 Views 29 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Where in the World...?
Young scholars use longitude and latitude to locate various cities, regions, landforms, and bodies of water around the globe. They use The New York Times Learning Network's crossword puzzle 'Longitude and Latitude' to sharpen their atlas skills.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 32 Views 38 Downloads
Maps and Current Events
Students brainstorm geographic questions for specific news stories and use an atlas along with National Geographic's MapMachine to help them find answers to these questions. They create "map packages" to accompany and illustrate.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 10 Views 34 Downloads
Geography of Korea
Students complete activities to learn about the geography of Korea and basic geography terms. In this Korean geography lesson, students locate Korea on a world map using atlases and maps. Students label features and cities of importance. Students learn geographic terms and complete related worksheets.
5th - 7th Social Studies & History 11 Views 31 Downloads
Extremes of Weather
Middle Schoolers explore factors that influence climate. Canada's climate zones are focused on in an interesting science lesson. The plan is incredibly thorough; it has activities, worksheets, rubrics, and assessments all built into it. A fine plan if you're looking to teach your charges about Canada's variety of climates.
4th - 7th Science 6 Views 21 Downloads