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3rd graders will learn how to use four types of reference materials (Atlas, Encyclopedia, Dictionary, Thesaurus). Each slide includes the purpose for using that specific reference. There are challenge questions included that give mock situations where students must decide what correct reference material they would use.
3rd Language Arts 15 Views 62 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
Young scholars use the online Atlas of Canada to research a historical perspective of the changing map of Canada. They take both a pre- and post-test, develop a research portfolio and use their findings to prepare a presentation for the class.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 18 Downloads
Harvesting Our Natural Resources
Students investigate various economic activities generated from natural resources in Canada. They conduct research on the 'Atlas of Canada' website, identify communities that grew as a result from selected economic activities, and take an online quiz.
4th - 6th Science 9 Views 37 Downloads
Canada Now and in the Future
Eleventh graders research information about Canada in The Canadian Atlas, examine human impact upon landscape of Canada, and discuss ways Canadians can preserve their land and standard of living by using country's natural resources more efficiently.
11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 10 Downloads
Geography: Major Cities
In this atlas worksheet, students use maps to answer 23 geography questions. Students read the names of 18 world cities and mark "C" if they are on the coast and "I" for inland locations. Students complete a bar graph of ten most populated cities and answer questions about the graph.
5th - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 24 Downloads
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.
7th - 12th Science 3 Views 33 Downloads
Cultural Connections: The Tapestry of Life
Young scholars use a variety of media to explore culture as the accumulation of beliefs, learned patterns of behavior, institutions, and values. They examine how to identify, compare, and appreciate the traits of various regions and people groups.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 21 Views 298 Downloads
Japan: Land of the Rising Sun
Learners locate Japan on a globe, name the major physical features, and describe the physical environment. They survey the differences and similarities between the life and culture of Japanese young people and American young people.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 9 Views 103 Downloads
Earth from Space Maps
Students use photo images from space to create a large map of the United States or the world, find where they live and label other places they know. They are exposed to a Web resource that allows them to view photo images of Earth taken from space.
3rd - 12th Science 12 Views 75 Downloads