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Exploring an Atlas

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Teaching kids how to use reference material can be fun! After a brief discussion on the type of information and ways to use an Atlas, learners go on an Atlas scavenger hunt. They break into teams and try to find as many items listed on...
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Atlas Practice

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
What better way to explore the continents than with an atlas hunt? Young explorers are exposed to reference books through the use of an atlas. They are responsible for finding and labeling the given landmarks on each continent. A...
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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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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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Mesopotamia

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students map Mesopotamia. In this Geography lesson plan, 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 instructional activity, 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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Cinderella Around the World

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders review the parts of a fairy tale and how to use an atlas. For this geography lesson, 3rd graders listen to the story Glass Slipper, Gold Sandal- A Worldwide Cinderella.  They use their atlas to find the place talked about...
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Geography: Major Cities

For Students 5th - 6th
In this atlas worksheet, students use maps to answer 23 geography questions. Kids read the names of 18 world cities and mark "C" if they are on the coast and "I" for inland locations. Students complete a bar graph of ten most populated...
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Identifying Biomes

For Students 4th - 6th
In this biomes learning exercise, 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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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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How Can Maps Help?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars consider the various ways that maps help people in everyday life by analyzing and discussing maps on National Geographic's MapMachine website. They write paragraphs explaining how maps are helpful in planning a fictitious...
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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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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.
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Discovering the Local Community

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders create a mini-atlas of their community. In this geography lesson plan, 3rd graders use map-related resources to find information about their community including major landforms, the climate, vegetation, population, and...
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Atlas

For Students 4th - 5th
In this atlas worksheet, learners learn about the specialized reference book of maps. Students analyze the map of Illinois and answer 8 questions.
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Atlas/Map

For Students 4th - 5th
In this atlas worksheet, students review a map of Admiral Peary routes to the North Pole. Students respond to 10 short answer questions regarding the map.
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Technology: Atlas

For Students 3rd - 4th
For this atlas worksheet, students review atlases on CD-ROM as well as a map of Utah. Students respond to 5 short answer questions regarding the map.
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School-Home Link: Maps

For Students 4th - 5th
In this atlas and parent communication form worksheet, students use an atlas to find several things: the capitol city of Japan, the number of countries in Africa, where to buy a newspaper, the names of Presidents of the United States,...
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Where Do Locusts Live?

For Students 4th - 6th
In this locusts' habitats worksheet, students locate countries on a world map and use this information to determine climate. In this coloring and multiple choice worksheet, students answer twenty-four questions.
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Towns And Villages in England, Scotland And Wales

For Students 5th - 6th
In this geography activity, learners analyze 15 names of towns and villages in England, Scotland and Wales. Among real place names are up to 10 fake names. Using an atlas of Great Britain, students find any fake names and mark them.