United States Geography Teacher Resources
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The Geography of the United States
Full of bright maps and interesting information, this presentation details U.S. Geography. Slides include basic facts about size, regions, topography, and demographics, as well as fascinating trivia about the United States, including...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History
The 3-D Map Project
After choosing a continent or state, young geographers will draw outline maps and create a three-dimensional map of their chosen areas using flour and salt dough. This resource includes project guidelines, construction instructions, and...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Explore Your State With Maps
Students create maps of their own state using information from the National Geographic "MapMachine" website. They draw and label features on a blank map of their state, discuss the geographic features of their state, and create a state...
K - 2nd Social Studies & History
Regions of the United States
Students explore the geographic regions of the United States. In this geography skills lesson, students examine the latitude and longitude, landforms, physical regions, natural resources, and climate of the United States. Students create...
4th - 5th Social Studies & History
Geographic Regions of the United States
Students investigate the physical regions of America by analyzing images. In this U.S. Geography lesson plan, students read poetry about America and associate the words with a specific area or region of the U.S. Students view a group of...
1st - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
Expanding the Mission: Historical Parks
Students explore U.S. geography by viewing a documentary in class. In this national parks instructional activity, students view video clips of individual national parks and locate them using Google Earth software. Students create a...
4th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Las Vegas: We Are Just Like You
Students practice making multimedia documentary films by investigating cities of America. For this U.S. geography lesson, students examine Las Vegas and compare the state of Nevada to 15 other states and discuss their main differences....
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts