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Tinikling - Philippine Bamboo Dance
What is Tinikling? How is this word pronounced? Is it really a dance? Where did it originate? Is there a story about the origin of this dance? Begin this dance lesson by answering these questions. Then use the video to teach the three dance patterns: basic step, dancing step, and jumping step. Have the dancers perform the steps in combinations. Remember to reiterate the need for safety in using the bamboo poles for this dance!
GEOGRAPHY OF FOOD & FIBER
Students will explain the ways geography determines the crops grown in the United States and other countries, and the resulting trade relationships.1. Discuss trade routes, both ancient and current. Discuss why the most direct route from one country to another is not always the best route to take. 2. Use a globe or world map to discuss latitude and longitude and their respective effects on climate, growing seasons, etc.
World Geography: Postcard from the Rim
Students are able to identify the areas of the world that are affected by arsenic contamination of the water supply. They are able to describe the ways in which various societies deal with the problem of arsenic contamination. Students are able to discuss how societies adapt to their physical environment.
Geothermal Energy in Latin America
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!
Seventh graders explore the geography of Eastern and Western Europe. They compare and constrast the culture of Jewish people from Eastern and Western Europe. They analyze deportation and confinement in concentration camps, using personal testimonies.
My Little Island
Students research the geology, biology, culture, and geography of an island. In this interdisciplinary lesson, students research a island that they will be 'exiled' on. They create a skit to portray a day in the life on that island.
Linking Important Geographic Sites To World History
Ninth graders examine the importance of geography as it relates to significant events or periods in world history, especially that which pertains to Europe and the United States. They access websites imbedded in this plan to do their research.
The Census of Marine Life
Learners explain diversity and abundance in marine life. In this oceanic biology lesson, students collect information for various geographical areas to collect a census of marine life.
The Ancient Mediterranean: Trade, Contact, and Cultural Diffusion
Ninth graders begin the instructional activity by being introduced to the basic terms of economics. In groups, they discover how they are affected by trade because of the clothes they wear and foods they eat. Using primary sources, they examine the development of Minoan and Mycenaean cultures. To end the instructional activity, they analyze the relationship between producers and consumers.
Southeast Asia, Oceania, and Antarctica: Landforms and Resources
In this geography skills activity, students read a 2-page selection about the landforms and resources found in the Southeast Asia, Oceania, and Antarctica. Students then respond to 2 short answer questions and complete 1 graphic organizer based on the reading selection.
An Introduction To Southeast Asia Today
Students investigate the region of Southeast Asia. They research the history, geography, and spread of ethnicity throughout the region. The various lessons consist of class discussion and group work to find common themes shared in Southeast Asia to understand the diversity of people, resources, and development of different people groups.
Mapping and Personifying Nations
Eleventh graders analyze the geography, actions, and relationships of countries involved in World War II. They create a map of Europe, Northern Africa, and the Pacific, and analyze and evaluate their self-made map of Europe and the Pacific. Students then write a paragraph about what they would do if they were a certain nation during the war.
A Passport to Asia
Students explore Asia. For this geography skills lesson, students design travel brochures that market Asia by highlighting its location, population, capital, landforms, famous places, and food.
Country Shape Quiz
In this online interactive geography quiz worksheet, students respond to 16 identification questions about the shapes of countries shown . Students have 4 minutes to complete the quiz.
Students use the Internet to examine the history, culture and government of the Philippines. They also discover information about the woman who is its president.
Where in the World War? Mapping WWII in the Pacific
Students study the geography of the Pacific theater of World War II. They study maps to examine the geography and features of the land.
Ninth graders research the United States acquisition of the Philippines and their fight for independence. They locate the Philippines on a map and brainstorm how its geography has benefits. They access the Internet and complete a student activity that debates the U.S. involvement with the Philippines.
The Ethics of Outsourcing to China
After viewing clips from a documentary on factory work in China and US outsourcing, learners have a fishbowl discussion. They work in groups to build both personal points of view and strong arguments on the effects of outsourcing in China. This lesson includes excellent resources and wonderful discussion questions intended to engage learners in building an economic and global perspective of US business overseas.
Investigating the Climate System - Clouds
Here is a fabulous lesson on the Earth's radiant energy system. This amazing, 31-page document is chock-full of great activities, worksheets, lab sheets, quizzes, rubrics, and assessments. Learners model and explain cloud formation, calculate incoming and outgoing radiation, identify aerosols in the earth's atmosphere, and make climate predictions. This is one of the finest educational resources I've come across! Highly recommended for your upper-elementary and middle schoolers.
Clouds and the Earth's Radiant Energy System
Wow! What a lesson plan! Six terrific activities are described in great detail, in this 31-page document! Learners will model and explain cloud formation, sketch and identify certain cloud types, calculate and compare incoming and outgoing radiation, and make climate predictions based on increases or decreases in certain cloud types. I can't say enough good things about this lesson. If you are a 5th - 8th grade science teacher, check this one out for sure!