The Geography of Land Planning
Students utilize simple maps to plan a town, supply water resources and then fit their towns into the a larger community. They assess how hard it is to plan a town by group decision-making as well as the services required to help a town survive.
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The Geography of Europe
What is the European Union? Where is it? Why is it? To begin a study of the EU, class members examine the physical geography of Europe and the size and population density of 28-member countries in comparison to non-member countries like...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Geography and Early Peoples of the Western Hemisphere
Young historians discover the early people of the western hemisphere. The unit explores how the land changed, how it was used and homes of early Americans such as Incas, Mayans, Inuits, Aztecs, and Pueblos. Individuals also examine these...
5th - 7th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Geography of the Montana Indian Reservations
Fifth graders create a map of the Montana Indian Reservations. In this Indian reservation lesson students individually reproduce maps of the physical and political features of at least 2 Montana reservations. The students work in groups...
5th Social Studies & History
Eminent Domain: Whose Land is it Anyway?
Students research eminent domain and whether or not there has been a land dispute in their community. Students search local newspapers, local history books or talk with civic leaders and long-time citizens and create a chart showing the...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History