Spatial Organization: Identification of Functional Regions
Learners play the role of geographer-thinking geographically and using geographic skills. During this lesson plan, students connect data and visual representations to see how the links that sustain a region can be visually represented.
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Personal Travel Guide to a Chinese City
Scholars become travel guides in this group research project to investigate a Chinese city or region for a presentation. Heavily based on Internet research, the activity requires participants to jigsaw the final project, so each team...
6th - 11th Social Studies & History
National and Regional Identity
Students examine state quarters to identify symbols that represent national and regional identity. They discuss the process used to determine what is put on the quarter. They review colonial money, and euros to look for cultural images.
7th - 10th Social Studies & History
Non Governmental Organizations
Students participate in a special presentation made at the school site. Guest speakers from nongovernmental organizations are invited to share their function in the community. Students interact with the speakers in coordinated question...
7th - 9th English Language Arts
Advertise With Geography...it's Free And It's Easy!!
Students establish awareness of how landforms/landmarks produce a visual image of a region and demonstrate how advertisers use the "positive geographical image" to sell their product by creating their own advertisements.
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History