World Geography Teacher Resources
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In this world geography worksheet, students 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.
Young scholars 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. Young scholars raise funds for the underprivileged and write letters to the boys and girls.
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 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.
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.
Young scholars examine the distribution of economic systems of the world. They learn the difference between developing and developed countries.
Students explore world mapping skills. In this world geography lesson plan, 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.
Fewer and fewer people have a strong grasp of world geography, but this activity helps students understand geopolitics by creating their own original historical map. The activity requires selecting a country from the list provided, conducting research from designated sources, and depicting an event, relationship, geopolitical circumstance, or economic-based concept in an original map. The map is the final assessment, however no rubric is provided. While the lesson plan calls for two class periods, students may benefit from additional time.
As a way to quickly expose your science class to six different freshwater projects around the world, this lesson assigns each small group to research and share one. All of the information is gleaned from the website for CH2M HILL, a natural resource consulting firm. A compact lesson that would be enriching for your water or natural resources unit or an environmental science class.
Seventh graders develop an understanding of Southeastern Asian culture. They increase knowledge of world geography in relation to Southeast Asian countries. Students research a variety of Southeast Asian animals and habitats to be used in the creation of a folktale.
This resource does an excellent job of engaging and educating people on world geography. It includes informational flashcards as well as games. Though the graphics are designed for elementary players, people of all ages will have fun learning.
Young scholars 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.
Students explore the ancient civilization of Egypt and explore the geography of and daily life in ancient Egypt; students conclude by writing letters describing one aspect of life in ancient Egypt that they find interesting.
Students practice geography skills by playing a fun game. They exercise while they play this fun geography game based on Twister.
Learners practice geography skills by playing a game based on Twister. Students manipulate their position on a map by placing their arms and legs on the appropriate state or country called out by the teacher.
Students conduct research to determine why geography is important and how it provides information regarding many aspects of the world. They investigate the hemispheres, longitude, latitude and absolute location.
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 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 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.
Students analyze physical and human characteristics of a given place in the world. They also describe how the culture, society and economy shape regions of the world.