Water Formations in Antarctica Teacher Resources
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In this Aboriginal Land Claims activity, students read about the culture and development of New Zealand and Antarctica, complete a chart about causes and effects, then answer comprehension questions.
For this global history and geography standardized test practice worksheet, students respond to 50 multiple choice, 1 essay, and 15 short answer questions that require them to review their knowledge of world history and geography.
Students use information from the Australian Department of Immigration and Multicultural Affairs Web site to explore multiculturalism and immigration in Australia. They create graphs and charts from immigration data.
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.
Learners research antarctic wildlife and create a diorama and fact sheet to present their research to the class. They create an Antarctic explorer's journal.
Teaching kids how to use reference material can be fun! After a brief discussion on the type of information and ways to use an Atlas, learners go on an Atlas scavenger hunt. They break into teams and try to find as many items listed on the worksheet in the shortest amount of time.
An entertaining, and educationally valuable game of "tic-tac-toe" awaits your learners. They earn their "x's" and "o's" by correctly-answering questions on world geography. I've never seen this type of game before, and I believe that most learners would love it!
In this online interactive geography quiz worksheet, students respond to 20 identification questions about the countries in the world with the most land area. Students have 4 minutes to complete the quiz.
In this geography learning exercise, 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.
For this geography worksheet, students learn about the continent of Antarctica by reading the information and studying a detailed map. Students answer 4 questions about the information presented.
Students explore the continent of Antarctica, its environment, climate, and wildlife. They complete a word web titled "If I lived at the South Pole, I would..."and read "Winston, Newton, Elton, and Ed" by James Stevenson.
Students explore Australia. In this geography skills lesson, students participate in classroom activities that require them to locate Australia as well as distances between Australia and other locations. Students also note cities and geographic features in Australia.
Students investigate the importance of krill to the Antarctic ecosystem by researching the animals that depend on it and drawing a food web. They conclude by writing paragraphs explaining the potential consequences of a decline in krill populations.
In this geography worksheet, students answer short answer geography questions about landmarks around the world. Students complete 10 questions.
Students round out their math skills with these ‘round the world' ideas. In this math and geography instructional activity, students try out time zone sticks, a polar race, and tic-tac-globe to engage them in learning more about globes and the information found on them.
Students investigate glaciers. In this glacier lesson, students participate in a discussion about glaciers and how they move. As an assessment, students conduct an experiment to simulate how glaciers move.
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.
In this geography PowerPoint a simple world map on which each continent is represented by a solid green landform is the background for each of the nine slides. The continent names appear in a list on the first slide, followed by one slide with a related fact for each continent. Although the facts cover each continent, the background map remains the same throughout, and no landforms are ever highlighted or labeled to promote the visual learning of world geography.
Learners define the word colossal, then read a news article about an enormous squid caught off Antarctica. For this animal studies and current events lesson, the teacher introduces the article with dictionary and vocabulary activities, then students read the news article and participate in a think-pair-share discussion. Lesson includes interdisciplinary follow-up activities.
Students explore the geography and history of Polynesia; become familiar with ancient and modern Polynesian culture and the relationship of Polynesian people with the sea; study American Samoa and Fagatele Bay National Marine Sanctuary; and develop a public action plan to protect the marine resources of the area, drawing upon aspects of local Polynesian culture.