Geography of Central America Teacher Resources

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Learners investigate a way to sail a boat around the world without touching land while learning about the Panama Canal. In this Panama Canal lesson plan, students learn about the relationship of socio-political continents and how the geography of the world has affected the world order.
In this geography skills worksheet, students respond to 22 short answer and map skills questions about the location and geographic features of sub-Saharan Africa.
In this geography worksheet, students find the missing word or phrase that best completes each of the 10 sentences pertaining to Central Africa.
In this Imperialistic America worksheet, 8th graders read the provided pages about the topic and then respond to 5 short answer critical thinking and main idea questions.
Students investigate the history and culture of selected countries in North and South America. They explain how the cultural traditions in these countries affected the development of nonprofit organizations and stewardship. They describe and locate nations in North and South America, their cultures and communities.
Students learn how to use maps, compute mileage, and be physically active while exploring America's national parks, historical heritage, and nutritional information via key agricultural sites.
In this global history and geography standardized test practice worksheet, students respond to 50 multiple choice, 1 essay, and 15 short answer questions that require them to review their knowledge of world history and geography.
In this global history and geography standardized test practice worksheet, students respond to 50 multiple choice, 1 essay, and 15 short answer questions that require them to review their knowledge of world history and geography.
Eleventh graders examine how the geography of St. Lucia affects its economy. They draw a mental image of St. Lucia and its location in relation to other places. They examine images of the island and read about its banana crops before discussing the article as a class. Using the attached T-chart and images they determine the true picture of the island geography and it's economy.
Fifth graders listen to lectures on the ancient civilizations of the Aztecs, Incas and Mayans. They construct a mask base and then decorate it in thirds with symbols meaningful to each of the three cultures being studied.
The students create a personal narrative on their experiences with immigration. In this lesson, students are asked to read and understand examples of narrative writing as well as evaluate lyrics from Ben Folds Five to determine elements of personal narration. they will be asked to identify these elements set within the immigration experience in lyrics from Bruce Springsteen. The activity is to generate their own personal narrative.
In this geography activity, students match the countries with the capitals in South America. The answers are found by clicking the button at the bottom of the page.
Here is a wonderful series of lessons designed to introduce learners to the variety of renewable, clean energy sources used by people all over the world. Geothermal energy is the resource focused on. This particular sources of energy happens to be readily-available in many developing countries. These lessons produced by Hemispheres are among the best geography lessons I've yet come across. Highly recommended!
Learners discover United States geography by completing a graph. In this agriculture lesson plan, students read assigned text regarding the food production of individual states in the country and their economic impact. Learners complete a graph which displays the top five commodities in the U.S. and answer study questions based on agriculture.
Students research the products of countries in Central and South America. t research which products from the countries they represent are imported to the United States. They create tables and/or graphs to indicate annual totals.
Students investigate the geography of Africa. In this geography lesson, students create a KWL chart and read the included worksheet "Learning About Africa." Students complete the KWL chart after reading the factual information.
This clever lesson combines elements of geography, art, literature, and storytelling. Pupils take a close look at the six geographical regions of Arkansas, and pay close attention to Crowley's Ridge - which is one of the six. In groups, students create paper quilts that depict plants and animals that were important to early settlers, and sketches of the Crowley's Ridge landscape.
Teaching kids how to use reference material can be fun! After a brief discussion on the type of information and ways to use an Atlas, learners go on an Atlas scavenger hunt. They break into teams and try to find as many items listed on the worksheet in the shortest amount of time. 
Second graders investigate the geography, agriculture, and the climate of Panama using the book "Conejito." They listen to a lecture about Panama, listen to the story, and answer story comprehension questions. Students also complete a word search, and alphabetize tropical fruits of Panama on a worksheet.
In this geography skills activity, middle schoolers read a selection about the Panama Canal and then analyze the trade routes offered by the canal. Students may also create a model of the canal.