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53 resources with the concept atlases

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Unit 1: Introduction to World Geography - The 5 Themes of Geography

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The seven resources in the Introduction to World Geography - The 5 Themes of Geography unit are designed to give middle schoolers an overview of what they will learn studying geography. The first lesson focuses on the five themes...
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Me on the Map

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Following a discussion about maps, scholars enjoy a read-aloud of the story, Me on the Map by Joan Sweeney. The tale sets the stage for participants to draft a map of their home and bedroom with proper detail and labels. Peers share...
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Reference Tools Vocabulary Challenge

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Learners love the opportunity of going to the library to jump into that one comfy chair in the whole room with a book, or be a lucky one to get to the computers before anyone else. But knowing how to locate books and other reference...
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Earth Day Book

For Students 1st - 3rd Standards
This Earth Day, celebrate our beautiful planet with an activity book that challenges scholars to show off their map skills, complete a crossword puzzle, write acrostic poems, alphabetize, and reflect on their personal Earth-friendly habits.
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Map Skills

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Young geographers will need to use a variety of map skills to complete the tasks required on this activity. Examples of activities include using references to label a map of Mexico, identify Canadian territories and European countries,...
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Imaginary Nation: Constructing a Map

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Your young geographers will combine what they have learned about the five themes of geography and their inner creativity to design a physical map for an imaginary nation.
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"Me" Resource

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Learners elucidate themselves by writing up to six entries in different formats. Some formatting choices include a dictionary, encyclopedia, or atlas entry, a magazine article, a newspaper article, and a table of contents. Some...
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Exploring our National Parks

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners utilize maps/Atlases to find key spatial information, locate U.S. National Parks, characterize the geography of a specific region, and create a National Park brochure.
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Around the World At 30o North Latitude

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Reinforce the use of an atlas and reference materials with writers. They discover how geographic location can make living easier or harder. They draw an assigned journey on a map, categorize survival needs, and prioritize options during...
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Mesopotamia

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students map Mesopotamia. In this Geography lesson, students are introduced to Ancient Mesopotamia. Students use an atlas to label the defining features and areas of Mesopotamia on a map.
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What a Relief Map

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars create a map using cookie dough. In this geography lesson, students research the physical features of a country, draw a diagram and design and create a map out of cookie dough.
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Identifying Biomes

For Students 4th - 6th
In this biomes worksheet, students will use an atlas to find the location of 12 cities listed on a graph onto their world map. Then students will use the cities' annual precipitation to figure out what biomes that city is found.
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Clouds & Condensation

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students use the digital atlas of Idaho to study different weather patterns. They use the Climatology section of the Digital Atlas of Idaho to explore concepts such as relative humidity, dew point, condensation, and cloud formation.
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Welcome to My World!

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students use maps to locate information. They read the story, "It Looked Like Spilt Milk", view images of the continents and discuss the various continents. Afterward, they make their own Atlas to record information that they can later...
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These Maps are for the Birds

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Young scholars identify and study New York State Breeding Bird Atlas maps to learn where different bird species nest and how their distributions have changed over time. They also identify how maps serve as representations of a...
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Where in the World is Mr. Fultz?

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students use maps and other geographic resources to learn about their world while problem solving. They read clues each day and use classroom resources to narrow down where the prize is located.
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An Introduction to the Online Atlas of Canada

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine the online 'Atlas of Canada' website. They explore the website, locate various geographic places and physical features in Canada, compare/contrast the online atlas with a book atlas, and complete a worksheet.
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Reference Resources: Being a Good Detective

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners explore a variety of reference resources while seeking information. atlases, almanacs, dictionaries, encyclopedias, thesauri, and online search engines as well as library card catalogs are utilized in this lesson.
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Avalanche And Landslide Hazards in Canada

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore where the natural disasters, avalanche and landslides, are most frequent in Canada and investigate their associated causes and effects. They navigate the Atlas of Canada Web site for natural hazards.
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NATO Geography & Language

For Teachers 6th
The class receives background information on NATO, an atlas, and a blank world map. They color the original 1949 countries in red, the 1952 additions in green, and the 1990 additions in blue. This exercise would be a good starting point...
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Interesting Place Names 2

For Students 5th - 6th
In this social studies worksheet, students read a list of 17 towns and villages in England, Scotland and Wales. Students use an atlas and identify which 10 names are fake and mark the box in front of them.
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Reference Materials

For Teachers 3rd
3rd graders will learn how to use four types of reference materials (Atlas, Encyclopedia, Dictionary, Thesaurus). Each slide includes the purpose for using that specific reference. There are challenge questions included that give mock...
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Basic Geography of Canada

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students identify different geographical locations in Canada by using an Atlas. In this geography of Canada lesson plan, students locate features such as rivers, lakes, cities, provinces, and more.
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The Atlas Alphabet

For Students 4th - 8th
In this atlas alphabet worksheet, students write the answer to the clue about things found in an atlas that start with each letter of the alphabet. Students write 26 answers.