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Saskatchewan and its Physical Geography
Students use an online atlas.
Discovering Dinosaurs: Planning your Summer Vacation
Students utilize the features of the Atlas of Canada website to plan an imaginary vacation from Victoria, British Columbia to Drumheller, Alberta.
Historical Research on Explorers of Canada
Eighth graders navigate an online Atlas of Canada to research an explorer. They examine the areas that were explored.
Water: A Precious Resource
Learners use a Canadian Atlas to complete a fact finder exercise about Canada's water supply. They map Canada's ocean drainage basins and complete an organizer to make connections between water supply, physical geography, industry and population.
Mixedwood Plains Ecozone: Too Popular?
Students use an atlas of Canada to research the issue of urban development. Using this information, they discover the impacts of this on the natural systems of the region and ecozone. They use the Internet to research strategies to manage the problem to allow more growth in the area of natural resources and limit urban sprawl.
From North to South...Quebec's Forest Regions
Students identify and describe the different regions of Canada. With a focus on the forest regions, they use an atlas to locate the ecozones. They identify the characterstics of the climate and vegetation and the relationship between forests and natural resources.
Discovering the Local Community
Third graders create a mini-atlas of the human and physical characteristics of their local community, which includes landforms, climate, vegetation, population, and economics. They use nonfiction map-related resources to obtain information for the different characteristics.
Discovering the Local Community
Third graders create a mini-atlas of their community. In this geography lesson, 3rd graders use map-related resources to find information about their community including major landforms, the climate, vegetation, population, and economics. Students use the information they have gathered to create their own mini-atlas of the community.
Welcome to My World!
Second graders increase their usage of maps and understand how maps are important in their lives. Students define what an atlas is, and to enforce the students' definition of what an atlas is, they also make their own atlas.
In this atlas terms and definitions online interactive worksheet, students read the definitions and match them with Atlas vocabulary words. Students match 49 answers.
Writing Prompts: Prose, Pamphlets and Poems
Learners practice reading an atlas and writing prompts. They use graphic organizers to construct their writing prompt. They use the Internet to do their research.
Reference Source Four Square
Fourth graders play a four-square game on the playground while reviewing four main references -- dictionary, atlas, thesaurus, and encyclopedia. Students must throw the playground ball in the correct "square" identifying the correct reference source.
Pack Your Suitcases -- We're Going On A Road Trip!
Students participate in mapping activities. In this mapping lesson, students examine how to locate specific points on a map, use an atlas, write letters, graph information, and label a United States map. They simulate a truck trip around the state of Missouri.
For this geography skills worksheet, students respond to 14 short answer questions by using maps and atlases. The maps and atlases are not included.
Beginner's World Atlas: oo Words
In this beginner's World Atlas activity, learners observe the oo = foot picture and use it to darken in circles of words with that sound and that best complete the sentences. Students choose seven words to complete the sentences.
Atlas Shrugged Quiz
In this online interactive reading comprehension activity, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
Particulate Observation Lab
Students collect samples of common dust from their homes and school for examination under a microscope. They identify the components of their samples using the provided "Atlas of Indoor Dust Particles." Pupils take samples form a variety of sources, compare their contents and make hypotheses about the generalizability of their findings.
Name That Cloud
Students explore the various categories of clouds and how they are formed. Through use of the Digital Atlas of Idaho, students research cloud types and formations. They use their information to answer questions on a worksheet. provided by the teacher.
Comparing Mountains Around The World
Students map specified mountain ranges using an atlas. They include specified details on their maps and summarize the project on the back of their map.
Around the World At 30o North Latitude
Reinforce the use of an atlas and reference materials with writers. They discover how geographic location can make living easier or harder. They draw an assigned journey on a map, categorize survival needs, and prioritize options during the journey.