We found 206 resources with the concept world geography
Easter Islanders Made Tools, Not War
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewWhen studying artifacts, especially tools, how do archaeologists determine what the devices were used for? In what ways might researchers' previous experiences influence their perception of an artifact? An article about researchers'...
The Columbian Exchange: Crash Course History of Science #16
13 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewBack in 1492, when Columbus sailed the ocean blue, he discovered more than a new world! Part 16 in an ongoing History of Science series explores the Columbian Exchange and other major events in the Spanish colonial period. Viewers learn...
Roman Engineering: Crash Course History of Science #6
12 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewHow did the vast Roman society contribute to science? See the wonders of the Appian Way all while examining the Roman thought process during video six in the History of Science series. The narrator compares the Roman view of doing...
Person to Person: Challenge Activities (Theme 4)
5th CCSS: Adaptable
The world is a big place—discover it! A series of challenge activities designed to accompany Theme 4: Person to Person encourages learners to explore the world around them. Project-based activities promote research and writing skills in...
Patterns in the Distribution of Lactase Persistence
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
We all drink milk as babies, so why can't we all drink it as adults? Examine the trend in lactase production on the world-wide scale as science scholars analyze and interpret data. Groups create pie charts from the data, place them on a...
6th - 8th
From compasses to Google Earth, these mapping resources will help your students get acquainted with mapping skills both old and new. You'll find resources here about both political and physical maps, and a number of the activities are interdisciplinary in nature, using maps to shed light on things like climate change, population distribution, and more.
Navigation in the Ancient Mediterranean and Beyond
9th - 11th CCSS: Adaptable
Ancient texts, like Homer's Odyssey, mentions navigating ships by observing constellations. Pupils learn about the link between history and astronomy as they relate to navigation in the Bronze Age. Scholars complete two hands-on...
An Introduction to Jared Diamond's Guns, Germs, and Steel
4 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Could geography really be the most logical explanation for the success rate of any given population? Jared Diamond makes his anthropological contention in his 1997 publication Guns, Germs, and Steel. A short explores his main points and...