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23 reviewed resources for Andes Mountains

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Geography of South America

For Teachers K - 5th
Young explorers study South American geography. They study maps and create a physical map of the Andes themselves! They also research the geography, environment, and the culture of the Andes and present a report to the class.
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Lost Worlds

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars, while using the strategy of identifying the main idea and supporting details, explore the three nonfiction selections of the lost worlds of Machu Picchu high in the Andes Mountains, Great Zimbabwe, and Anasazi. In...
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World Map and Globe - Lesson 15 Mountains of the World

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students locate major world mountain ranges. In this geography instructional activity, students identify major mountain ranges on 6 on of the 7 continents on a large world physical 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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Highways and Change

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What is the cost of change? Roberto Guerra's photo essay "La Carretera: Life and Change Along Peru's Interoceanic Highway" asks viewers to consider the impacts of the 1,600 mile-long highway through Peru and Brazil that connects Pacific...
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Music in Nature

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Learners research the Incan civilization. In this Incan civilization lesson, students study the geography of the Andes mountains and play an Andean siku. Learners discuss how the sounds of nature influenced their musical piece.
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The Great Continental Drift Mystery

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students stud the concept of Pangaea by using Wegener's clues to construct a map of the continents joined together. They determine how fossil distribution can be used to enhance the study of continental drift. They locate the...
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Unit 5 - Food

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students study the biodiversity existing in the Amazon rainforest. In this Amazon biodiversity lesson, students study diagrams, maps, and information about the biodiversity in the Amazon.
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Unique Ecosystems

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explain how in any particular environment, some kinds of plants and animals survive well, some survive less well, and some cannot survive at all. They research the ecosystem of which each animal or plant is natively a part.
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Powerful Potato

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders make food. In this agriculture instructional activity, 3rd graders learn about the history of the potato. Students then plant potatoes, harvest them, and make french fries, potato salad or potato soup.
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Countries of South America

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students focus on the geography of the countries of South America. Using a map, they identify the European countries who claimed the South American countries and research the influences they had on South America. To end the lesson,...
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Walking in their Shoes; Civilizations in the Americas: Lesson 17

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore foreign cultures by analyzing historic clothing. In this American Indian instructional activity, 6th graders identify moccasins and the uses of footwear and other tools in the Americas. Students create fake...
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Weather Olympics

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students consider the effects of topography on climate patterns. In this earth science instructional activity, students research weather patterns and make inferences of how the land forms may create different climates. Students compare...
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Plate Tectonics

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students complete a data sheet. In this Earth composition lesson, students learn what happens when the Earth's plates push against each other. They watch a teacher demonstration and complete a data sheet.
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Political Legends and Map Symbols

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students identify the legend and map symbols. In this map skills lesson, students use a world map to find various locations using a map key.
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Powerful Potato

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Young scholars explore the topic of potatoes and examine their origin and planting process. In this powerful potato lesson, students discover that potatoes have become an important food in Northern America. Young scholars plant potatoes...
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A Geography and Ecology Lesson for Grades 4-7

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students explore many of the unusual geographical features of the Amazon River region, and explain the importance of preserving the tropical rainforest.
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Powerful Potato

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students are introduced to the growth process of a potato. As a class, they place a potato on a plate and observe how long it takes for the eyes to appear. In groups, they follow a recipe to make potato soup that is shared with the...
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Fleece As White As Snow

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Class members develop and expand knowledge of words and word meanings to increase vocabulary. They learn these terms based on having a wool day. Pupils wear or bring something in made of wool. They gain knowledge of what a wool symbol...
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Geography of South America

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students explore South America. For this geography skills lesson, students watch a video about the geographical features of the continent. Students complete worksheets on the topic.
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Wildlife

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
The centerpiece of this lesson plan is a predator-prey simulation in which colored paperclips represent different species of animals camouflaged against a colored background. Relevant follow-up questions are provided. The activity is...
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Exploring the World's Geography

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students discuss the seven continents of Earth and the diverse geography. After discussion, they create their own paper-mache globes which properly display all seven continents, the equator, and the prime meridian. They conduct research...
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Introduction to the Panpipe

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Young scholars examine the panpipe and the cultures that use them in their music. They view photos of Peru and Bolivia and discuss their cultures, listen to recordings of music that includes the panpipe, and construct a panpipe using...

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