An informative and well-designed presentation on mountains awaits your geographers. Excellent photographs from mountain ranges around the world are includedin this terrific PowerPoint. The last slide effectively sums up what pupils have...
Mountains are described and some of the more famous listed along with their altitudes. Climate, glaciers, and avalanches are also covered. Because there is a copious amount of text on each slide, this would be best used by assigning...
Mountains - What Does it Feel Like to Walk up a Mountain?
Some absolutely stunning photographs of mountains around the world are included in this eight-slide presentation on creative writing. The focus is on writing a story as if you are actually climbing to the top of one of these mountains....
Mountain Weather: Orographic Lift
Why do so many mountain ranges exist next to a desert? As part of a larger series, PBS 6-8 Weather and Climate answers this question. The presentation offers diagrams and photographs of the development of a rain shadow. From Oregon to...
Mountains and Rain Shadows
Scholars use an online interactive to learn just how different the other side of the mountain actually appears. They use satellite images, graphics, and videos to compare the impact of winds, oceans, clouds, precipitation, and more on...
Ming Lo Moves the Mountain Discussion Guide
Have you ever read the story Ming Lo Moves the Mountain to your class? It's a fun fable about a man who wants out from under a mountain's shadow. Use these discussion questions and critical reading ideas to enhance comprehension,...
Mountain Lions in Arizona Lesson 5: Humans and Lions - Encounters in Nature
Fledgling felinologists are taught how to recognize when a mountain lion is preparing to attack. They identify proper actions to provide the greatest chance of survival if they are attacked. Learners play a matching card game in which...
Mountain Lions in Arizona Overview
Here is an overview to a unit on the mountain lions of Arizona. Six different lessons take youngsters on a complete investigation of the adaptations, diet, population density, and management of these beautiful wild cats. Each of the...
Put the Mountains on the Map
Students discuss what they know about the regions where snow leopards live. They observe the worksheets to see if they can identify any of the mountain ranges and then use atlases to check and complete the country identification worksheet.
Mountain Range Project
This is an outline for a geography project which requires learners to research, compare, and construct a book about various mountain environments around the world. Even though this is a simple outline, it contains some useful ideas and...
Ozark Folk Culture and Geography in the Mountain View, Arkansas Area
Upper grade through early high schoolers develop an understanding of Ozark culture, and the geography of the Ozark Plateau. They study place, location, human environmental impacts, and movement. This interesting plan incorporates muic,...
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Ming Lo Moves the Mountain
A good story is a great way to support skills that are necessary for encouraging strong reading skills. Here is a class I do, You do, We do style lesson that stars the tale, Ming Lo Moves the Mountain. Included are two fun pre-reading...
Rocky Mountain Birds
Here are the names and pictures of a variety of Rocky Mountain songbirds for pupils to locate on a word search. There are 16 birds to find, each depicted by an accurate and colorful picture. An answer key is included on the worksheet....
Students examine geographical change. In this mountain barriers instructional activity, students conduct an experiment to discover how mountains affect surrounding land. Students draw conclusions on how change in land affects plant and...
My Side of the Mountain
Learners complete activities with the book My Side of the Mountain by Jean Craighead George. In this literature lesson, students read the book and discuss the concept of human capital. They complete a KWLH chart and two assessments.
Mountains of the World Quiz 2
In this geography skills learning exercise, students respond to 10 short answer questions featuring famous mountain ranges of the world.
Tiger of the Snows: Tenzing Norgay
Tenzing Norgay, the Sherpa man who made history when he reached the summit of Mount Everest with Sir Edmund Hillary, is the focus of an informative article. Class members read about Norgay's perspective on the way up the mountain, the...
Pharaoh Mountain Hike: Investigating Adirondack Life Zones
Students hike a local mountain and examine its life zones. They measure various components at each zone and collect leaf litter at the sites. At the mountain top, students make descriptive observations and complete a handout about the...
Explore the mountain habitat with this collection of slides. The climate is described, along with the associated plant and animal life. Some of the pictures are attractive, but some leave much to be desired. There is a generous amount of...
Mountain Biking - Riding Uphill
Mountain biking sounds like a lot of fun, but it also sounds like a lot of hard work! You have to get uphill to enjoy the ride downhill. Learn about shifting gears to go uphill and to keep your weight balanced properly. This is one...
Mountain Biking - The Art of Falling
Sooner or later we all fall down. Mountain biking has its hazards and crashing and falling are a part of riding in the mountains. So it's best to learn how to take a fall and minimize the injuries. So the best way to fall is to do a tuck...
Mountain Biking - Riding Downhill
Mountain bike riding, zipping up and down dirt trails, flying through the air, the smell of trees all around, the sound of birds chirping, this is idyllic! Yet it is also a lot of hard work. Balance is the key, whether going uphill,...
Mountain Biking - Riding Over Obstacles
Mountain biking means mountain trails. Hills, valleys, bumps and stumps. There are going to be plenty of obstacles to ride over or around. Learning how to handle obstacles will make being out on the trails safer. So learn how to handle...
Mountain Biking - Lesson 3 - Starting Up a Steep Hill
Knowing how to start up a steep hill while mountain biking is a good skill to have. Otherwise, if one stoppped part way up and couldn't get started up again, what would be the point. This lesson offers up some good cues in getting set to...
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