History: Geography and the Erie Canal
Students investigate the geographic influences on transporation routes and trace the Erie Canal on blank maps. They note the natural waterways utilized by the canal and locate various features on their maps.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 7 Views 16 Downloads
Mapping the Americas
Celebrate the geography of the Americas and develop map skills through a series of activities focused on the Western Hemisphere. Learners study everything from earthquakes and volcanoes of the Americas and the relationship between...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The 3-D Map Project
After choosing a continent or state, young geographers will draw outline maps and create a three-dimensional map of their chosen areas using flour and salt dough. This resource includes project guidelines, construction instructions, and...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Ancient Civilization of Egypt
Research ancient cultures with your class. They will read assigned text in class and utilize a map to identify the location of Egypt. Students complete many ancient Egypt activities including multiple choice questions, role-plays, and...
K - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
The Geography Toolkit
If you're preparing to teach geography to your young learners, you'll definitely want to keep this resource handy. The toolkit contains 165 pages of a wide range of handouts and informational text to support incorporate geographic...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Thirteen Colonies Map Project
How much did the geography of North America play a role in the formation of the thirteen colonies? Lead fourth, fifth or sixth graders on an adventure in cartography. Young historians create a map of colonial America, including major...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History