The Seven Continents Scavenger Hunt
Who doesn't enjoy an engaging scavenger hunt? Here, scholars listen to, and discuss, the informative text, Where is my Continent? by Robin Nelson. They then explore the seven continents and four major oceans using Google Earth.
1st - 4th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Mapmaker, Mapmaker, Make Me a Map
Second and third graders practice with basic map skills. They create their own map including a legend and a compass rose. This fabulous plan has many excellent websites linked which allow learners to explore maps of all kinds; including...
2nd - 3rd Social Studies & History
National Geographic World Atlas
You no longer need a bulky reference book or outdated maps to explore the globe! Take advantage of this opportunity to take a closer look at the world's geography with high-definition maps, and get up-to-date information on every country...
1st - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Land Around Us - Lesson 3
While the content of this lesson is more specific to the first grade, the directions given to work on a PowerPoint are well written. These directions could be used by anyone, with any content. Younger learners may need help reading the...
1st - 5th Technology & Engineering
Google Earth Geology Field Trip
Students take a virtual field trip around California using Google Earth. In this geology field trip lesson plan, students explore landforms and a variety of rocks located in California. Students compare environments where rocks are...
2nd - 7th Social Studies & History