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Oceans and Continents
Students use maps and a globe to discover the differences and similarities of continents and oceans. They practice the names of the seven continents and four oceans by learning songs and poems to help them remember.
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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
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
Lesson 3: Hemispheres, Continents, and Oceans: The Big Picture!
Using Styrofoam balls and mini pumpkins, your learners will have the opportunity for a real hands-on experience in understanding the earth's hemispheres and major points, such as the equator, prime meridian, and International Date Line....
4th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
The Continents and Oceans of the World
Students identify and locate the continents and oceans. In this continent and ocean geography instructional activity, students use Visual Thesaurus to define continents and oceans and use information from the site to label the...
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History
Exploring the World's Geography
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...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History