Hemisphere Teacher Resources
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New Review Lesson 3: Hemispheres, Continents, and Oceans: The Big Picture!
Using Styrofoam balls and mini pumpkins, your learners will have the opportunity for a real hands-on experience in understanding the earth's hemispheres and major points, such as the equator, prime meridian, and International Date Line. They will also identify continents, oceans, and compare and contrast a globe from a two-dimensional map.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History 56 Views 42 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Why Do We Have Seasons?
First graders watch a video about the seasons. They role play with the teacher the sun and earth. The student's heads are the earth, their foreheads are the Northern Hemisphere. The teacher shines a flashlight on them to simulate the sun rays.
1st Science 7 Views 25 Downloads
Compare and Contrast Timelines of the World
Seventh graders create a classroom timeline of important world events. This lesson plan is meant to be used during the entire school year. As the school year goes along, events are added to the timeline as chosen by the class. The events are chosen from countries in the Eastern Hemisphere and Latin America.
7th Social Studies & History 8 Views 22 Downloads
A map depicts all four of Earth's hemispheres and a compass rose. Young geographers answer six questions about which hemispheres different continents and cities are located. This serves as a simple accompaniment to your lesson on the hemispheres.
4th - 6th Language Arts 25 Views 303 Downloads
Hemispheres: People and Place
Here is an astounding series of lessons, designed for high schoolers, on environmental policy. By studying water conservation in rural India, the role of the government, and the reaction of the people, learners begin to formulate opinions on environmental policy making.
9th - 12th Science 10 Views 24 Downloads
Where In the World Am I?
Students develop an understanding of absolute and relative location. In this geography lesson, students examine their location in the world after studying vocabulary which includes the words latitude, longitude, relative and absolute location.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 32 Views 99 Downloads
Sixth graders identify the ancient "cradles of civilization." They compare cultures from different parts of the Eastern Hemisphere. Students describe various ways leaders are elected, appointed, or acquire power. They discuss ways particular groups use political systems to represent and promote their interests.
6th Science 3 Views 7 Downloads
Power and Auroras
In this power and auroras activity, students read about the relationship between power, work and energy and how the power of auroras are measured by the light they produce. Students use a data chart of the Great Aurora of 2003 to answer 4 questions about the power produced in the Northern and Southern hemisphere at specific times.
9th - 11th Math 3 Views 8 Downloads
Fifth graders investigate the routes taken by the early explorers. In this explorers lesson, 5th graders use interactive notebooks, discussion and maps to discover the routes taken. Students get into pairs and label maps, and create questions about the hemisphere.
5th Social Studies & History 6 Views 46 Downloads
The World Beyond My Back Yard
Here is a geography lesson that incorporates language arts and technology. Youngsters choose an eastern hemisphere country, research it, write a letter to the embassy requesting information, then design and publish a travel brochure. The mentioned "Questionaire Project" handout is not attached, but there is enough information here to easily assign this project in your social studies class.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 10 Views 84 Downloads
Explorers of the New World
Young scholars research explorers and explore how exploration affected the Western Hemisphere; students demonstrate competency in using multimedia encyclopedia and information software, and present PowerPoint presentation to class with two scanned drawings.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 10 Views 59 Downloads
Learning About the Globe
Students examine the following terms to increase their geography skills: globe, equator, prime median, Western Hemisphere, Eastern Hemisphere, Northern Hemisphere, Southern Hemisphere, Pacific Ocean, Atlantic Ocean, and The United States.
2nd - 4th Social Studies & History 14 Views 33 Downloads