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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.
Your class members will each explore a European country of their choice and report back to the class using a creative PowerPoint or Prezi. They will not only include a basic introduction to the country, but also what they discovered about the country's culture, customs, people, and major landmarks.
Providing a review of facts relating to European countries, this lesson could be used to cement students' learning. Using a list of resources provided, learners research European countries, answer questions on a worksheet, and produce a project about a particular country.  
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.
Sixth graders research a European country, selected by the student or assigned by the teacher. They create a nonlinear PowerPoint slideshow highlighting the major facts found about their country. In using PowerPoint, 6th graders add music and incorporate transitions and builds on their slides.
While a simple lesson plan, this activity taps into an important skill for pupils to master. They have to take lists of information about European countries, and sort and classify them according to certain categories. This is great way to introduce the use of databases.
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!
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.
Using a compare and contrast activity involving European countries and North Carolina, pupils use an Excel sheet and PowerPoint to share their findings. This lesson has the resources and a step-by-step explanation that can lead them through the process of using educational software to analyze and display information.
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.
Sixth graders study the European Union. In this European Union lesson, 6th graders go on a scavenger hunt in groups to find missing pieces to a worksheet. Students use their scavenger hunt to develop descriptions of the European Union on sentence strips.
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 country in Europe. In this geography lesson, students choose a European country and research the geography and culture. Students create a Powerpoint presentation about the country they researched.
Students 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.
Students 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.
An interesting lesson on finding information in a large database awaits your 6th graders. They complete worksheets embedded in the plan that require finding specific information regarding European countries. In order to answer the questions, they must access a database, and use filtering options to pare down the information. Good, real-life skill practice.
In this European Union population worksheet, students examine birth and death rates in the EU as they follow procedures to create a scatter diagram.
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.
In this European Union studies activity, students follow guidelines to create a brochure to promote tourism to a European country of their choice.
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.