Water Formations in Antarctica Teacher Resources
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In this Landforms and Resources worksheet, students are asked to complete a chart about the landforms and resources in Southeast Asia, Oceania, and Antarctica, then read and answer two short-answer questions.
This resource provides two ways to engage learners in using latitude, longitude, and research skills. In pairs, or on their own, learners will locate several Antarctic regions on a map. They will write the name of the place and a few key details that describe the location. In another version of the activity, finding map locations based on latitude and longitude will lead them to envelopes containing questions about Antarctica which they must answer through quick research or topic look up. Either way you use it, the idea is a good one that will definitely engage your young geographers.
Middle schoolers explore South America. For this geography lesson, students research landmarks of historical or national significance and use their findings to create slideshows.
Students explore the importance of research in Antarctica, then explain how snow becomes part of the Antarctic ice cap. They explore Antarctica's harsh environment and discover how scientists drill ice cores and what information ice reveals.
For this geography worksheet, students read about the human-environment interaction of Southeast Asia, Oceania and Antarctica. Students take notes and answer 3 short answer comprehension questions as they read the selection.
In this geography worksheet, students answer short answer geography questions about landmarks around the world. Students complete 10 questions.
Students examine the continent of Antarctica, then read a news article about the decline in the Antarctic penguin population. In this current events instructional activity, the teacher introduces the article with a discussion and vocabulary activity, then students read the news report and participate in a think-pair-share discussion. Lesson includes interdisciplinary follow-up activities.
Students identify and locate the continents and oceans. In this continent and ocean geography lesson, students use Visual Thesaurus to define continents and oceans and use information from the site to label the continents and oceans on a worksheet.
Students explore the causes and effects of the melting ice formations in Antarctica; they then research different aspects of the topic in order to create a news special.
Students research and trace Shackleton's actual and intended route on an area map. They analyze the altitude changes involved in a trek across Antarctica and complete a worksheet comparing Antarctica to their own state.
Students investigate and research information about Antarctica and create a notebook and an information table. They conduct Internet research, label a map, create a table using spreadsheet software to log the weather conditions of Antarctica for a month, and organize their research information in their notebook.
Young scholars use the National Geographic Wave Simulator to experiment with creating different kinds of waves, and participate in discussion on the effects of geography on wave size.
Students examine and discuss current social and economic conditions in Russia. They read a story, apply the five themes of geography to Russia, analyze maps, complete a Venn diagram, and write journal responses.
Second graders explore the geography, holidays, important teachers, and inventions from China in the nine lessons of this unit. The results of their inquiries are expressed through a variety of products, writings, and presentations.
Students explore global geography by participating in an atlas activity. In this countries of the world lesson, students collaborate in small groups and analyze an atlas while researching continents, countries and demographics. Students complete worksheets based on world geography.
Fourth graders locate Antarctica and recognize it as the setting of Mr. Popper's Penguins. In this Mr. Popper's Penguins lesson, 4th graders understand the financial decisions made by Mr. Popper. Students discuss wise spending. Students study the uses of credit. Students make posters to show their group work.
Students study about geography and weather by reading about a round-the-world endurance sailboat race. They complete worksheets as they follow the legs of a sailboat race.
Students explore the animals of Antarctica and the Antarctic food chain. They draw pictures of animals to include in a wall collage. Students illustrate the ecosystem's food web and discuss the importance of krill to the Antarctic ecosystem.
Students explore world geography by creating a science model. In this water properties lesson, students identify the geography surrounding Antarctica and discuss how water flows in an out of the continent. Students complete a water properties worksheet and create a water flow wheel using paper.
Students research the exploration of Antarctica by the explorer Sir Ernest Shackelton. In this Antarctic exploration lesson, students watch a movie about Sir Ernest Shackelton and his ship the Endurance. Students study a map of Antarctica and Shackelton's course. Students write a list of leadership qualities and role-play an Antarctic survival simulation. Students write an essay about the characteristics of a good leader.