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A world of oil
Students practice in analyzing spatial data in maps and graphic presentations while studying the distribution of fossil fuel resources. They study, analyze, and map the distribution of fossil fuels on blank maps. Students discuss gas cost and the increase of gas cost.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 3 Downloads
Finding Your Way Around the World
Students plan a trip around the world and create a PowerPoint presentation of the journey. For this map, atlas, and technology lesson, students plan a trip around the world in which they avoid using an airplane. Students will consider risks and dangers of particular areas and create a PowerPoint of their journey, including sound effects, animations, and pictures.
10th - 12th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 16 Downloads
What's It All Have to Do With Me? Using Local History to Connect Students to National Events
Students examine the differences between primary and secondary documents. In this primary and secondary source lesson plan, students examine three distinct sets of primary and secondary sources dealing with the eagle as a national symbol. They play a eagle matching concentration game, and examine world maps, a Salem Impost book, and an atlas.
1st - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 76 Downloads
Loco for Cocoa
Is there anything better than chocolate? This series of cross-curricular lessons lays out five to seven days of a study on chocolate. Over these days, learners watch video clips about how chocolate is made, compose poems and legends, complete a map and timeline of the history of chocolate, and interact directly with chocolate.
5th - 8th Language Arts 32 Views 147 Downloads
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Move quickly! This quiz-style geography app times you as you practice naming world cities, states, countries, seas, capitals, flags, and more! It's not only the charming chalkboard appearance that makes it perfect for the social studies classroom!
5th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Mapping World Explorers
Students research early explorers from selected nations, routes, or time periods. After finding maps of exploration routes over water and land, they create a time line. Presentations are created in the form of three-dimensional models detailing the explorers travel routes.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 30 Views 40 Downloads
Lesson 1: Setting the Stage
Sixth graders study the Native American civilizations and make a shape book using information from research. For this Native American lesson, 6th graders participate in the initial lesson of a new unit of study. They discuss the meaning of the word "civilization," look at maps and artifacts, and fill in a KWL chart.
6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
A Canadian Inventory: The Way We Are!
Pupils, in groups, explore major thematic sections of the Atlas of Canada. They use their findings to produce a wall display, consider and incorporate the issue of sustainability into their material and deliver a presentation to the class.
6th - 8th Science 3 Views 14 Downloads
Early Explorers WebQuest
Pupils use the Canadian Atlas online to gather information on the early explorers and settlers of Canada. Individually, they complete a WebQuest to extract information from maps to make generalizations about early settlement patterns. They also describe how the physical geography of Canada influenced where populations settled.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 6 Views 34 Downloads
Early Explorers Web Quest
Young scholars use the Canadian atlas online to research early explorers and settlers in Canada. They also complete a Web Quest to gather information from maps. They make generalizations about the early settlement patterns as well.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 25 Downloads
Canada's Landform Regions
High schoolers use a atlas to identify and describe Canada's Landform region. Using the information they collect, they create a thematic map of the region and describe all of the physiographic regions and the processes that formed them. They share the information they collected with the class.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 25 Downloads