World Geography Teacher Resources

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In this world geography worksheet, learners respond to 14 multiple choice questions based on their knowledge of the world's places and features. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
Students explore world geography by participating in a child care activity. In this child sponsor lesson, students discuss the devastating lifestyles forced upon underprivileged children overseas and what can be done to help them. Students raise funds for the underprivileged and write letters to the boys and girls.
Students analyze data and statistics about countries around the world. They read graphs and charts, color a world map to illustrate the top ten statistics about the world, and write a paragraph to summarize their information.
Students explore world mapping skills. In this world geography instructional activity, students identify and label the continents and oceans on a world map using the Visual Thesaurus. Students generate mnemonic devices to help memorize these terms.
Students explore world geography by reading several books with their class. In this multicultural lesson plan, students read the books A Promise is a Promise, Arrow to the Sun and Bein' With You This Way. Students identify the characters and cultural differences between each story and illustrate pictures demonstrating their understanding.
Fifth graders navigate websites and map various landforms and bodies of water on the map.  In this world geography lesson, 5th graders discuss map to learn about the interaction between people, places and their environments.
In this world geography worksheet, students answer several questions based on world geography and landmarks. Students answer 10 multiple choice questions.
Explore world geography by creating presentations for different countries around the world. Researchers identify many different countries on a globe and select one for which they will create a presentation. They share their research and illustrations of their chosen country with the class.
What is the capital city of Saint Lucia? The Comorian Franc is the currency of what country? Geography buffs will love touring and testing their knowledge of famous, as well as lesser-known countries, currencies, and customs. Challenging and colorful.
Students investigate World War II through the computer game Axis and Allies. They discuss the basics of World War II before playing the game, spend eight weeks playing the game that is a simulation of World War II, and write a report and conduct an interview with someone who lived through WWII.
Middle schoolers can prepare for an exam on world population growth with this slide show. Each slide contains a multiple choice questions where they must read and interpret maps, charts, and graphs containing information on world population growth. There are 16 questions in all. This is intended for Oklahoma State Exams, but would be appropriate for any state.
Students discuss the seven continents of Earth and the diverse geography. After discussion, they create their own paper-mache globes which properly display all seven continents, the equator, and the prime meridian. They conduct research about the seven continents and examine maps before completing the project.
Students complete activities to learn about the geography of Korea and basic geography terms. In this Korean geography lesson, students locate Korea on a world map using atlases and maps. Students label features and cities of importance. Students learn geographic terms and complete related worksheets. Students learn about demarcation and create an edible map of Korea.
Students compare human activities and the physical characteristics of the land and how they have given some regions labels. They also analyze the cultural changes occuring in these regions.
Where in the world is the equator? Explore a world map with your class, coloring in oceans, continents, and rainforests while locating the three major lines of latitude: the equator, Tropic of Cancer, and Tropic of Capricorn. Discuss how the tropical belt is where the sun's energy is focused, allowing for the growth of rainforests. Most appropriate for third and fourth graders, use this as a great introduction to a unit on climates and biomes.
Enhance your geography class's knowledge of the countries on the Asian continent with this research lesson. Individuals or groups use books, the library, and the Internet to research one Asian country of their choice. Handouts and worksheet are included. Extend the lesson to feature presentations or a research paper.
Students explore natural disasters by participating in a role-playing activity. For this world geography lesson, students discuss the impacts of tsunamis and other disasters around the globe and how the countries have been affected by them. Students role-play as travel agents that instruct clients to avoid specific areas due to the likelihood of a disaster.
Second graders track a Teddy Bear as he travels around the world. They discuss places he visits and things he has seen. They choose a place they would like to visit and make a travel brochure advertising that location.
Students explore U.S. geography by planning a trip with classmates. In this mapping lesson, students examine a U.S. map and identify the different destinations they wish to visit, specifically sports arenas. Students utilize a calculator to identify the mileage and time it will take before writing trip directions.
High schoolers examine the distribution of economic systems of the world. They learn the difference between developing and developed countries.