Physical Geography Teacher Resources
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Geography And The Gulf War
High schoolers develop maps, tables, graphs, charts, and diagrams to depict the geographic implications of current world events, and analyze major human conflicts to determine the role of physical and cultural geographic features in the causes, conflict, and outcomes.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 17 Downloads
Maps and Geology Reports of Wisconsin
Students explain how effects of glaciers 10,000 years ago are visible in physical geography of Wisconsin. They use maps to recognize important physical features that led to the settlement of Wisconsin by native peoples.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
New Review Ancient China
From China's physical geography and earliest beginnings of civilization to the Qin and Han dynasties, here is a nicely designed worksheet on ancient China, which includes a graphic organizer and timeline to summarize the reading material.
6th - 7th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Adaptable
Eight slides of information related to shifts in the climate make up this presentation. The vocabulary and concepts displayed are geared toward high school meteorology learners. Content is not cohesive from slide to slide, but the information presented is relevant and valuable.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 12 Downloads
The Essential Questions Wheel: Lesson 7
Sixth graders explore world geography by analyzing ancient civilizations. In this American Indian lesson, 6th graders answer questions about totem poles and discuss the keys to understanding a civilization. Students utilize the Internet to research the Native Americans and complete a graphic organizer with their classmates.
6th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
England: Discover a World of Culture and History
England is a very interesting country full of cultural and historical geography. Here is an impressive collection of lessons that will familiarize your students with England's cultural and historical geography. The activities presented are all well designed, and they are also supported with websites and worksheets that you can access.
4th Social Studies & History 12 Views 15 Downloads
Using Geography to Learn About History
Students study how geography has affected the outcome of events and daily life in historical cultures. They study out Greece's elevation zones, precipitation, and average temperatures, and predict how these factors might have influenced daily life, warfare, and trade in ancient Greece; research and take notes on how Greece's physical geography affected daily life, warfare, and trade.
9th - 12th Science 4 Views 75 Downloads
Mending the Rift
Students determine what factors identify a country's political borders. After reading an article, they investigate questions surrounding the Great Rift Valley. On a map, they trace the valley from Asia through Africa and research the countries in which the Valley runs through.
6th - 12th Language Arts 6 Views 27 Downloads
The Three Little Pigs in Earthquake Land
Students explore the basics of earthquakes and volcanoes. Using this information, they brainstorm how people in cities must prepare for these types of disasters. They are read the story "Three Little Pigs" and discuss the importance of having sturdy buildings.
K - 2nd Social Studies & History 3 Views 52 Downloads
Mission Geography: Europe
Students work together to research the history and culture of countries in Europe. They create an itinerary that highlights the characteristics of the country they are researching. They present their brochure to the class.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 20 Views 107 Downloads
American Colonial Life in the Late 1700s: Distant Cousins
Learners research how early colonists lived. They investigate late 17th century colonist's lives from Massachusetts and Delaware. Using their research, students write historical fiction in the form of friendly letters between the two colonies.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 17 Views 128 Downloads
The Ring of Fire
Students review the theory of plate tectonics and the history of the Earth geologically. Using the internet, they research the area known as the Ring of Fire. They create maps predicting what the Ring of Fire region might look like in one hundred million years.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 9 Views 42 Downloads
The Middle East Region: Flags and Facts
Young scholars examine basic facts about the Middle East by exploring maps of the region. They conduct Internet research on National Geographic's Hot Spot: Iraq website, draw and label a map, and compare and contrast the geographic features of the U.
K - 2nd Social Studies & History 3 Views 30 Downloads
Students role play as tour operators by planning a group tour to a country in Africa, Asia, or South America. They research the culture, physical geography, and history of one of the countries to highlight their tour destinations. They develop a brochure or booklet that describes their three week tour itinerary.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 22 Downloads
The Sounds of Samba
Learners research the origins of Samba in Brazil using the internet. After defining new vocabulary, they locate the cities in Brazil using latitude and longitude which practice the Samba. In groups, they compare and contrast the different types of Latin American dances and music and write an essay to end the lesson plan.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 7 Views 40 Downloads
Students create a map using the physical geography, such as, borders, cities, towns, mountains, lakes, rivers, and oceans and identify different parts of the map and its physical geography. They compare and identify others' cookie maps.
1st - 2nd Social Studies & History 3 Views 15 Downloads