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89 reviewed resources for geography of south africa

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Gullah People of the Sea Islands

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Learners examine the history and culture of the Gullah people. They study the geography, impact of industrialization and effects of tourism on the people of Gullah. They view films, use a large map of West Africa,. Students will listen...
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World Map and Globe

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students locate and identify continents and countries. For this world map lesson, students locate and identify one country on each continent.
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Understanding Maps of Earth

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Here is your go-to student resource on primary geography concepts, including facts about the surface of the earth and its hemispheres, latitude and longitude, globes, types of maps, and identifying continents and oceans.
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California's Climate

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
The United States is a large country with many different climates. Graph and analyze temperature and rainfall data for Sacramento and Washington DC as you teach your class about the characteristics of Mediterranean climates. Discuss the...
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Brochure of African Countries

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed
Students research a country in Africa and present the information they found and the brochure they designed to the class while their peers take notes to use as a study guide for the exam.
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Fighting Disease

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders explore the concept of medical intervention in African nations. In this geography instructional activity, 7th graders research primary and secondary sources in search of information regarding Guinea worm disease. Students...
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Introduction to the World Globe

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Learners examine a globe and the world map to see what constitutes the differences. In this world map introductory lesson plan, students discuss what they see when they view the globe. Learners then, look at a world map and compare the...
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Region Reality

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders compare and contrast world regions and explore the theme of world regions. For this world geography lesson, 8th graders name regions in the U.S. and mark them on a map. Students discuss the cultural and physical...
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Continents

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Young scholars investigate World Geography by researching the different continents. In this Asian Geography lesson, students discuss the continent of Pangaea and color a worksheet of the continents. Young scholars locate China on the map...
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World Map and Globe - Lesson 15 (K-3)

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students discover mountain ranges and their locations in the world. In this physical map lesson, students locate and identify major mountain ranges of the world on a large physical map.
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European Explorers of North and South America

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore the connection between the geography of America and the migration of the Native Americans to the American continents to the future conquering of the continents by the Europeans. They discuss the causes and effects...
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Diversity Geography

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders explore the diversity of people found throughout the world. In this Geography instructional activity, 9th graders create a short oral report describing that area.  
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Africa South of the Sahara Today

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students describe and analyze cultural exchange projects that link students in all parts of the world. They write a report about the Ghana project of Morgan City High School.
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On the Road Again

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students examine migration patterns in Africa and China. They watch excerpts from a documentary, define key vocabulary words, complete various student organizers, and create a poster.
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Heading South

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students study the concept of animal migration with the change of seasons. They discover that migration can be hazardous, and the distance migrated can be short or long.
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The Physical Geography of Tanzania

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students investigate travel and safari possibilities in Tanzania and the many national parks and natural wonders there. They read about possible problems that travelers may encounter and make their own plans for an African Safari.
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Nelson Mandela, Symbol of Courage

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders study Nelson Mandela. In this leadership lesson, 5th graders study the life of Nelson Mandela. Throughout their learning, they read biographies on Nelson Mandela, compare their community to those in South Africa, discuss...
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What is reconciliation?

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders practice using empathy with an enemy.  In this Current Events lesson, 10th graders prepare possible peace plans for Bosnia after the war.  Students write a report on Nelson Mandela's use of reconciliation in South Africa. 
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Equator, North Pole, and South Pole

For Teachers K - 3rd
Young scholars identify the Equator, North Pole, and South Pole on the globe. In this map skills instructional activity, students use a globe marker to locate specific locations on the globe. Young scholars find where they live in...
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African Architecture

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders investigate cultural influences on architecture in Africa south of the Sahara. They compare the architecture to that in North America, Europe, Russia, and North Africa, Asia, and South America.
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The African Rock

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars are introduced to geography and geology as well discussing the history of the continents. They are guided through the movement of the continents by using maps that they cut up and rearrange. Students work in groups drawing...
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Discovering Swahili

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students investigate the African language of Swahili by translating vocabulary words.  In this foreign language lesson, students write 26 English words that define Africa and utilize the Internet to translate them into Swahili.  Students...
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Living Through Fire

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Young scholars investigate the poverty found in Haiti. For this current events lesson, students research the noted Web sites to study Haiti's geography, history, and civil war. 
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Globe Skills Lesson 4 The Colonial Period

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students practice their map skills. In this Colonial geography lesson, students complete an activity that requires them to locate English colonial locations using latitude and longitude coordinates.

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