Regional Layers: Low-Tech Geographic Information Systems
High schoolers explore physical characteristics of a region through use of a low-tech version of a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) map-overlay analysis. They form conclusions about human development regions that emerge from physical regions.
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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
The Fed Explains: Regional Banks
The Fed sounds enormous and ominous, but really, the Federal Reserve Bank is comprised of 12 reserve banks across the country. A short video introduces young economists to the duties and responsibilities of the Fed, specifically the...
6 mins 9th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Using GIS to carry out Historical Investigation
Learners should be able to compare and contrast changes in the local area over the last 150 years. They give reasons to these changes and real world applications for the use of GIS. Finally, they know how to hotlink digital photos.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Arc GIS Project: Visualizing the Holocaust
A cross-curricular lesson for middle schoolers that covers language arts, social studies, geography, and math, this is a great extension activity if your class is reading The Diary of Anne Frank or learning about the Holocaust. Using...
7th - 9th English Language Arts
A Digital Reimagining of Gettysburg
Why would Robert E. Lee order Pickett's Charge, an action that changed the course of the Civil War? Geographer and historian Anne Knowles uses digital technology to explain what she thinks is the missing piece in trying to understand...
9 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History