What a Relief Map
Young scholars create a map using cookie dough. In this geography lesson, students research the physical features of a country, draw a diagram and design and create a map out of cookie dough.
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Westward Expansion Project Choices
What a great list of brief research projects for reviewing the era of westward expansion in the United States! Learners are directed to choose and complete three of the projects on the given list, which includes opportunities to design...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
A Global Perspective on Immigration
To gain a global perspective on immigration, groups investigate and create a map of the migration patterns in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East. Class members then examine the background, immigration history, and...
8th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
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 Gift of the Nile: Egypt and its River
Learners begin with a piece of a puzzle that shows an artifact from ancient Egypt. They find others who have pieces that go with their puzzle piece. Students work in these groups to construct a relief map of the Nile River Valley.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Geography Tutor - Map Skills
Why are maps different colors? What do the colors mean? Well, that depends on the type of map you're looking at. Use this clip to show learners how colors are used on political, relief, regional, and population density maps. Multiple...
3 mins 4th - 6th Social Studies & History