Hemisphere Teacher Resources
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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 111 Views 69 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 9 Views 26 Downloads
Compare and Contrast Timelines of the World
Seventh graders create a classroom timeline of important world events. This lesson 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 10 Views 23 Downloads
New Review Lesson 5: Geographic Features and Landforms in the Eastern Hemisphere
Is the Neolithic Revolution a turning point in world history? Class members discuss whether society develops as a result of environmental change, and write an argumentative essay based on what they have learned.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History 5 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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 13 Views 24 Downloads
Lesson 1: What Is Geography?
Your class members will become experts on the five themes of geography (location, place, movement, region, human/environment) with this resource, which includes designing a Wordle based on prior knowledge, a discussion, an online interactive, and creating a foldable book.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History 249 Views 220 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Big Dam Construction in India
This complete and full resource includes everything needed to conduct a lesson on the environmental impact of large dams in India. Background information, handouts, answer keys, and web links are all there to help you educate your class on human interactions and their impact on the environment.
9th - 12th Science 9 Views 35 Downloads
The Republic of Sakha (Yukutia)
Young geographers learn about the extreme temperatures found in the Rebublic of Sakha, and study the hardships caused by these temperatures. They look at why people choose to live in such a remote and rugged area. This incredible, 22-page lesson plan is packed with photographs, worksheets, engaging activites and assignments, and is well-woth implementing in your classroom.
6th - 8th Science 3 Views 9 Downloads
The Southeast Anatolia Project
This resource is amazing. It is a full project including teacher notes, handouts, procedure, and worksheets. It introduces learners to the GAP project, a social environmental group working to bring irrigation, assistance, and increased agricultural production to areas in need.
7th - 9th Science 13 Views 15 Downloads
Lesson 4: “Lat” Lies Flat and “Long” Is Just That!
How can coordinates help us to locate places on the earth? Here is a lesson that will help your learners understand the distinction between lines of longitude and latitude, as well as how to read and write locations using coordinates.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History 35 Views 31 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Suns Path and Seasons
Using a plastic dome to represent the hemisphere of the sky, your class is able to demonstrate the path of the sun at different points of the day and year. They use a protractor to record movement and answer questions about elapsed times and distances.
8th - 11th Science 8 Views 96 Downloads
Kinesthetic Astronomy: Earth's Rotation
After completing the activity, "Kinesthetic Astronomy: The Meaning of a Year," zoom in on Earth's rotation using the same simulation setup and this outline. Each class member dons a map of the Western Hemisphere and plays the part of Earth as it rotates on its axis.
3rd - 8th Science 79 Views 59 Downloads
Where In the World Am I?
Learners develop an understanding of absolute and relative location. In this geography instructional activity, 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 47 Views 104 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 65 Views 329 Downloads