Human Geography Teacher Resources
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An Introduction To NGO's Gender Equality Program
Eleventh graders are introduced to the hardships women are facing to the projects of a variety of organizations. They assess Canada's participation in world affairs with reference to human rights and modern conflicts. Pupils compare Canada's standard of living with those of developing countries, with reference to poverty and key indicators of human development.
11th Social Studies & History
Tibet and the U.S.
Students study the Tibetan situation. In this global issues instructional activity, students listen to a lecture regarding Tibet, its location, and its ties to China. Students then create political cartoons or write letters to their Congressperson about the U.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
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.
7th Social Studies & History
Islam: Origin, Expansion, and Division
Ninth graders explore the development and growth of Islam. In this Islam lesson, 9th graders locate Mecca and Medina on maps and discuss their significance for Muslims. Students also assess the diffusion of Islam by referencing maps and readings.
9th Social Studies & History
Populations in the Path of Natural Hazards
Students read "Geographical Mobility: 1995-2000." They examine the maps in the handouts and compare them with maps from an atlas. In the second part of this instructional activity, students read "In Harm's Way." They receive three more handouts, one a blank map of Florida, another about population change in Florida, and the last titled "Danger From Hurricanes.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Rivers of Change
Third graders examine rivers and how they affect the people living around them. They read a chapter in their science text, take a virtual river tour online, read a background information story, and in pairs describe the changes in the Los Angeles River basin.
3rd Social Studies & History
Comparing Three Religions: Islam, Judaism, and Christianity
Learners work together in groups to research either Judaism, Christianity, or Islam. Once the research is complete, they share their information with the other groups in the class. They complete a worksheet on rituals and holidays in each religion to end the lesson.
K - 8th Social Studies & History
Students describe how location, weather, and physical environment affect the way people live, including the effects on their food, clothing, shelter, transportation, and recreation. They also describe the lives of American heroes who took risks to secure our freedoms.
1st - 3rd Social Studies & History
Symbols of Language
Students identify the basic symbols of the English language and identify written languages as sets of symbols. In this symbols lesson plan, students study a hieroglyphic message and pictures of other languages. Students try to interpret the message and then create a message of their own.
7th - 12th English Language Arts
Western European Reports
Fifth graders listen to lectures presenting the physical and political geography of Western Europe. They choose a research topic inspired by these countries and prepare a report to present to the class at the end of the class study of this region.
5th Social Studies & History
Students explore the culture and viewpoints of the people of Jordan through a threaded discussion with students from Jordan. They use the Internet and a Web forum supported by the University of Minnesota Duluth to communicate with the students from Jordan.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History