Vegetation Teacher Resources
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In this vegetation map worksheet, students read about vegetation maps, then use a map about plant life in Africa to answer 4 questions.
Students explore rainfall and habitats. In this rainfall instructional activity, students explore the relationships among rainfall, vegetation, and animal habitats. Resources are provided.
High schoolers visit the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and explore the different careers offered by them. They ask questions and view the grounds.
The Roman Empire
Sixth graders locate where the Roman Empire was and what is there now. In this Roman Empire instructional activity, 6th graders become familiar with the myth of Romulus and Remus. Students gather information about the government of the Roman Empire through video and research sites. Students map where events took place.
Students explore world history by completing timeline activities in class. In this Ancient Greece instructional activity, students identify the geography of Greece and view timeline lectures of the Greek Empires. Students view a video about Greece and color in a map of the location with their class.
Motivating Activities for Geography Week
Here is a great way to pique your students' interest in geography, and help them learn about their world.
Students explore world history by identifying geographic locations in class. In this Mesopotamia lesson, students view a timeline of the history of Mesopotamia and the different empires that ruled the area. Students view a PowerPoint presentation and complete several worksheets about the culture and people of Mesopotamia.
Sixth graders study ancient China. In this ancient China lesson set, 6th graders follow directions to label a world map with countries, water bodies, and travel routes. They participate in a lecture on Confucius, research the Great Wall, Buddhism, Genghis Khan and Kublai Khan. They complete associated art projects and games. These lessons are based on videos from United Streaming.
A Powerpoint Presentation On Sustainability
Learners are introduced to the important geography concept of sustainability by looking at the Roseau River floods of 2002. They discuss the impact of humans on the environment. They explain how sustainability relates to everyday geography.
Exploring Hawaiian Mountain Zones
Fourth graders watch a video that describes the climate and vegetation zones of Hawaii. They describe the different physical conditions that create vegetation zones from the sea to the mountains. In groups, they create an illustrated Hawaiian Zonation map.
Discovering the Local Community
Third graders create a mini-atlas of the human and physical characteristics of their local community, which includes landforms, climate, vegetation, population, and economics. They use nonfiction map-related resources to obtain information for the different characteristics.
Discovering the Local Community
Third graders create a mini-atlas of their community. In this geography lesson, 3rd graders use map-related resources to find information about their community including major landforms, the climate, vegetation, population, and economics. Students use the information they have gathered to create their own mini-atlas of the community.
Ecoregions of Texas
Seventh graders discuss why hunter-gatherers might have favored certain areas in which to live. In pairs, they research specific regions to examine in depth. Students present their eco-region vegetation findings (in this case Central Texas) with the class and speculate why hunter-gatherers were attracted to this particular site.
Africa's Climatic Regions
Middle schoolers are introduced to the different climates and vegetation of Africa, and compare them to similar climatic regions found in the United States.
Color Enhanced Maps
Students download or create maps with numerical weather data. They add isolines and color to create regions on their maps. They explore the visual properties of color palettes and create a visualization applying their knowledge.
Weather, Migrations, and Plants
Students research the effects of day-to-day weather on animal migrations, plant growth and other seasonal events. They consult maps, observe and record local conditions, keep journals and use their collected data check hypotheses.
History of India
Students explore world geography by completing worksheets in class. In this India history lesson, students identify the location of India and examine a timeline of the country from over 6000 years ago. Students research the Internet to discover the different people who lived there before completing a worksheet.
Students examine the complex development of Aztec society. In this early civilizations instructional activity, students use a variety of maps to obtain knowledge about geographic and historical information. They consider various aspects of Ancient American society, such as early writing and how they shifted from Hunter Gather's to Agriculturalist.
Troical Atlantic Aerosols
Students explore the effect aerosols have upon he weather and climate. They observe NASA satellite images to explore and draw conclusions about aerosol transport. From studying the images, students track the path of aerosols. They discuss how some aerosols can cause a colling effect, while others have a warming effect.
Around The World In Eight Hours
Third graders develop map skills by using math to measure scale and convert, technology to research and write a report, and media of art to demonstrate their acquisition of mapping.