Human Geography Teacher Resources
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Responsible Tourism in Nepal
Students are introduced to the concept of ecotourism and find out about culturally responsible tourism practices in Nepal. They pretend they have been asked to lead a tour company in Nepal and decide whether to accept/decline in a written essay.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 20 Downloads
Extreme Photography: Life through the Lens of Jimmy Chin
Pupils read and watch a video about the life of Jimmy Chin, a professional climber, explorer, and photographer. They reflect upon and analyze Chin's photographs and examine how people's occupations and hobbies intertwine.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
Students engage in a variety of activities to comprehend more about the region of Western Europe. They use maps to read and highlight important information. The different countries are looked at individually highlighting geographical features.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
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 3 Views 5 Downloads
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 5 Views 6 Downloads
Comparing Three Religions: Islam, Judaism, and Christianity
Students 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 57 Views 184 Downloads
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 3 Views 41 Downloads
Symbols of Language
Students identify the basic symbols of the English language and identify written languages as sets of symbols. In this symbols lesson, 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 Language Arts 9 Views 4 Downloads
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 4 Views 2 Downloads
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 3 Views 0 Downloads
Workshop 6: Improving the Community
Students participate in a service learning project to improve their community. They work together to decide on a project and how to implement it. They propose solutions to problems the community is facing as well.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
'European Exploration, Conquest, and Trade
Fifth graders examine the motives, progress and results of the European exploration and conquest of Asia, Africa and the West Indies from the 15th to the 17th centuries. They use maps to trace spice routes and research the role of spices during this era.
5th Social Studies & History 13 Views 12 Downloads
Planting A Garden On Campus
Students investigate the school campus area in order to plan the best spot for a class garden. They create a map of the school and research the different types of soil that exist in order to find the best spot. The class takes the information and conducts an election for the best possible location.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads
What are Brazil's Natural Resources?
Students appreciate the gifts of natural resources on our planet and foster ways to protect them. They develop an awareness of the natural resources that are found in Brazil and use the Internet to research Brazil's resources.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 2 Downloads
Barefoot and Pregnant
Young scholars address the problem of a reduction in the world population growth rate being offset by a growing world population base. This problem is particularly true with the rapid population growth in many Third World countries. The lesson will incorporate video and the Internet.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads