Geography Teacher Resources
Gallop the globe from the comfort of your own classroom with our large stock of teacher-reviewed resources on physical, political, and human geography, as well as skills for mapmaking and map analysis.
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World Geography: Children Overseas
Students explore world geography by participating in a child care activity. In this child sponsor instructional activity, students discuss the devastating lifestyles forced upon underprivileged children overseas and what can be done to help them.
2nd - 10th Visual & Performing Arts 27 Views 92 Downloads
US Geography: The Midwest
Students investigate the geography and agricultural products of the Midwestern United States. In this US geography lesson, students watch and discuss a video that depicts the Midwest of the US as the breadbasket of the country. They make billboards which advertise an agricultural product that would be associated with this part of the country.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History 25 Views 78 Downloads
US Geography (State and Capitals)
While this video may be a little outdated, it does a great job covering each US region, states, and capitals. The young narrators provide the name of each state and capital and provide an informational state fact that can be used to remember the state names.
8 mins 4th - 6th Social Studies & History 11 Views 9 Downloads
Understanding Ethnocentrism by Analyzing Map Projections
Students develop their geography skills as they analyze map projections. In this ethnocentrism lesson, students participate in a classroom activity that requires them to draw maps and then analyze the projections they created for distortion and bias.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 40 Views 97 Downloads
Explore Your State With Maps
Students create maps of their own state using information from the National Geographic "MapMachine" website. They draw and label features on a blank map of their state, discuss the geographic features of their state, and create a state map from memory.
K - 2nd Social Studies & History 16 Views 44 Downloads
My Summer Vacation
Students study the United States geography using Google Earth. In this U.S. geography lesson, students create travel journals about five U.S. geographical locations. Students research the human and physical characteristics for each region.
7th - 8th Social Studies & History 10 Views 42 Downloads
Geography Skills, Guided Reading
In this geography skills worksheet, students complete 2 graphic organizers. Students are first asked to compare geographic terms, then organize problems and solutions of theme maps. Students then complete 2 questions related to a map in their textbook.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 9 Views 105 Downloads