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Students examine the advantages and disadvantages of being a very small European country in today's world. They locate each country on a map using the coordinates, discuss the governments of each country, and develop a list of advantages and disadvantages.
Given a prepared database of European countries, sixth graders sort the countries in ascending order by elevation and identify the five countries with the highest elevations. This cross-curricular lesson combines elements of computer processing with geography. A fine idea!
Students navigate Internet and use Europe in the Round software as research resource to choose European country, and produce promotional leaflet that includes information, facts, and graphics that highlight richness of European culture.
Students investigate the positive and negative aspects of the currency switch to the euro in eleven European countries as of January 1, 1999. They research the previous currencies of the eleven countries and create posters illustrating their findings.
Seventh graders explore the European travelers and culture. They create a travel brochure that presents a given European culture in an inviting format. Students analyze the cultures of various European countries and select one they would want to travel to.
In this online interactive geography quiz worksheet, students respond to 20 identification questions regarding locations of countries in the southern hemisphere. Students have 4 minutes to complete the quiz.
Students investigate history of domestic terrorism in six European countries; they analyze and write about differences between terrorist acts planned and committed by a country's citizens and those planned by groups or individuals outside of that country.
Students describe cause/effect relationship of a European country's need for resources, exploration, colonization, and settlement of different regions of the world beginning in the 14th Century, and role play representatives of assigned countries.
Students practice interpreting a map identifying both geographical and political features on various countries in Europe. They create and evaluate a country profile as well as conduct online and library research on the countries located in Europe.
Sixth graders access a database to search for desired information, using "and" or "or" connectors where necessary. They choose a connector and search a prepared database of European countries to locate which countries border certain bodies of water. Some good, basic research practice in this lesson.
Students research the geography, government, climate, history, economy, and culture of a European country. They select a country in Europe, explore various websites, and complete a worksheet.
Students research a chosen European country. They create travel brochures and expression booklets to present their information to the class.
Fifth graders investigate the different countries of Europe. They research a specific European country. Students locate their country on a map of Europe. They fill out a passport application and identify German and French words.
In this European countries instructional activity, middle schoolers identify 29 European nations hidden within the word puzzle. A word bank is included.
Learners study European cities and label countries on a map, match cities to countries, and answer true and false questions. In this European cities lesson plan, students also guess the names of cities they see pictures of.
Young scholars focus on the geography of the countries of South America. Using a map, they identify the European countries who claimed the South American countries and research the influences they had on South America. To end the lesson, they write an essay about the South American country they want to live in with supporting details.
Learners explore and utilize European information to plan a safe gap year. They locate relevant information on being a young citizen in a a European country and assess their rights as a UK citizen within the European country. Each student also compares rights as a UK student in other EU countries with non-EU countries.
Fifth graders use their research information to design their explorer slide using PowerPoint after observing the teacher's model. They design the first slide as a team coming up with a title, slide 2 should give background, slide 7 should give major outcomes, and slide 8 discusses the impact of country on North America.
Ninth graders construct a timeline depicting the development of the European Union and label and color countries on a map belonging to it. They write essays about how the Union affects the United States.
For this European Union studies worksheet, students follow guidelines to create a brochure to promote tourism to a European country of their choice.