Students chart statistical information on graphs, interpret the information and use it to explain spatial relationships, and identify the relationship between climate and vegetation.
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Creating and Comparing Climographs
Students are introduced to the importance and usefulness of climographs. In groups, they create a climograph of two cities on about the same latitude. They compare and contrast the locations and climates of the two cities and write a...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Village Children in Northern Pakistan
Student use maps to answer geographic questions. They analyze Earth's surface by using a map to identify physical features that lead to different transportation routes. Student create a collage to show geographic insight into the topic...
1st - 12th Social Studies & History
Cartographer on Assignment: Creating a Physical Map of Africa
Young scholars use geographic information to make an outline map of Africa, then demonstrate their understanding of the physical landscape of Africa by using a variety of materials to create a physical map of Africa
2nd - 12th Social Studies & History
Social Studies: Classroom Culture
Sixth graders compose a list of classroom cultural values. They begin with a list of unacceptable behaviors. Each student presents two ideas they think should be part of the class culture. Students try to persuade classmates to accept...
6th Social Studies & History
Climographs: Temperature, Precipitation, and the Human Condition
Students read, analyze, and construct climographs. They practice matching climographs to locations in the United States and in Africa. Students discern climate patterns and make predictions about the effects on humans in different places...
9th - 12th Science