Water Formations in Antarctica Teacher Resources
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Tour Of South America
Young scholars explore South America. For this geography lesson, students research landmarks of historical or national significance and use their findings to create slideshows.
Rising Temperatures Threaten Penguins
Young scholars examine the continent of Antarctica, then read a news article about the decline in the Antarctic penguin population. In this current events lesson, 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.
Landforms and Resources
In this Landforms and Resources instructional activity, 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.
Sixth graders participate in a game to test their knowledge of world geography. In this geography game lesson, 6th graders label maps of the U.S., Europe,and the seven continents. Students are divided into teams and play a tag game.
Ice, Ice, Baby
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.
The Coldest Place at the Bottom of the World
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.
Young scholars 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.
Students 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.
A Day Like Any Other
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.
Exploring an Atlas
Students explore global geography by participating in an atlas activity. In this countries of the world lesson plan, students collaborate in small groups and analyze an atlas while researching continents, countries and demographics. Students complete worksheets based on world geography.
Mr. Popper's Penguin's
Fourth graders locate Antarctica and recognize it as the setting of Mr. Popper's Penguins. In this Mr. Popper's Penguins lesson plan, 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.
What Do People Know About the Arctic and Antarctic?: Geography, Polar Regions
Students research the landscapes, climates, and animal life of the polar regions. They then interview people to find out what they think and know about the regions.
Australia, Oceania, and Antarctica Today
Learners 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.
Human-Environment Interaction of Southeast Asia, Oceania, And Antarctica
In this geography instructional activity, 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.
Geography Quiz 22
In this geography worksheet, students answer short answer geography questions about landmarks around the world. Students complete 10 questions.
Geography Graphic Organizer
Designed for use with a poem that is not included, this graphic organizer is called the Mayan Step Pyramid. On the top, readers describe the topic. On the left, they define the topic, and on the right, they brainstorm characteristics. Then, on the bottom of the pyramid, they write other important details they encounter while reading or discussing the topic.
Learners 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.
The Antarctic Food Chain
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.
Making an Antarctic Water Flow Model
Learners 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. Learners complete a water properties worksheet and create a water flow wheel using paper.