Physical Geography Teacher Resources
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American Colonial Life in the Late 1700s: Distant Cousins
Students research how early colonists lived. They investigate late 17th century colonist's lives from Massachusetts and Delaware. Using their research, students write historical fiction in the form of friendly letters between the two...
3rd - 5th
Why Here? Why Not There? Origin of the Modern Olympic Games
Middle schoolers examine Olympic locales. In this geography skills instructional activity, students analyze map information regarding nations of the world and determine which nations have the physical geography, cultural philosophies,...
6th - 8th
Where in the World? Using a Geographic Perspective to Identify Destinations for a Class Trip
Students determine what information is revealed on physical and political maps. They use a geographic perspective in identifying and comparing features of physical and political maps of the world. Students use both a political and...
3rd - 5th
Map Skills 101
Have you ever heard the mnemonic memory trick, Never Eat Soggy Waffles? Often, teachers find this helpful when teaching their students the four cardinal directions (North, East, South, and West). This is the first thing you need to know in order to become an excellent map reader. Here is a collection of lessons and worksheets for exploring and learning how to read different types of maps.
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History