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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.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
Reference Resources: Being a Good Detective
Students explore a variety of reference resources while seeking information. atlases, almanacs, dictionaries, encyclopedias, thesauri, and online search engines as well as library card catalogs are utilized in this lesson.
4th - 6th Language Arts 3 Views 41 Downloads
Giddy-up! It's Reference Resource Round-up!
Students choose a question from the 'Wonder' box which is placed on a centralized table. Questions are designed to point students to a particular best reference material such as: an atlas, a dictionary, an encyclopedia, an almanac, the internet or a database.
5th - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 11 Downloads
School-Home Link: Maps
In this atlas and parent communication form instructional activity, students use an atlas to find several things: the capitol city of Japan, the number of countries in Africa, where to buy a newspaper, the names of Presidents of the United States, the longest river in South America, the tallest mountain in Mexico, and the size of the sun.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
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 10 Views 57 Downloads
Borah Peak Earthquake
students use the internet, an atlas map, and other sources to explore a map of Idaho. They locate the Lost River Range and Mt. Borah. Students read the atlas map to locate earthquake faults, find the magnitude, fault, and epicenter of specified earthquakes.
7th - 12th Science 3 Views 2 Downloads
NATO Geography & Language
The class receives background information on NATO, an atlas, and a blank world map. They color the original 1949 countries in red, the 1952 additions in green, and the 1990 additions in blue. This exercise would be a good starting point for teaching a lesson on post WWII politics.
6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Students use a digital atlas to explore areas in the Western United States that depend heavily upon water. They explore the type of soil and the farming that is compatible with the soil. As a class, students explore Idaho's economic activity.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
The Hot Spot Hypothesis
Students use a digital atlas, geologic maps, and topography maps to explore geologic regions of Yellow Stone National Park. They locate evidence that support the theory of hot spots. Students research and explore the movements of Hot Spots.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 7 Downloads