7th Grade Geography
The kids ASK to play these geography games!
Free - Map Adventures, with 7 lessons, is appropriate for grades K-3. Students will learn basic concepts for visualizing objects from different perspectives and how to understand /and use maps. Be sure to grab the free 15 printables here too that go along with these 7 lesson plans. http://egsc.usgs.gov/isb/pubs/teachers-packets/mapadventures/repro.html
The basics for a maps unit.
USGS Publications Warehouse
We all know that geography is important; but what can you do with it? As students across the country prepare for the 2012 National Geographic Bee, we've explored how geography is used in the real world, from disaster response to military intelligence and even polar exploration. We wish all competitors good luck in this year's competition!
free printable geography fact cards
Country Research Project: This Country Research Project was designed as a group project for use with grades 5-8. It includes all of the introduction/explanation papers, worksheets for history, culture, travel, and geography as well as the presentation rubric and worksheet to go along with the Travel Expo (if you so choose to have one). There is a time line included that covers roughly 8 days and includes time in the computer lab and library.
Cool Country Report: Fill-in Poster. Introduce a different culture and help strengthen your child's writing skills, all at the same time! This is another example of the AMAZING free resources at the Scholastic site.
Cool Country Report: Fill-in Poster
educationjourney: Halloween Excitement & Geography Freebie
Review Your Globe Knowledge - Mrs. Wilson's Tech Classes
Hands on geography!! The teacher is reviewing latitude, longitude, hemispheres, continent and ocean names and cardinal/intermediate directions. Students use yarn for the Prime Meridian and Equator, and index cards with the names for the oceans. Then the class uses unifix cubes to mark all the spots they are responsible for being able to locate.
Third Grade Thinkers: Where in the World?
10 Geography Games For Learning
What a great geography game for your class! Students explore a given area on line to determine where in the world it is. They will need to use inference and critical thinking to solve the mystery - and they will learn so much about geography and other countries! This would be great with the whole class or small groups. And the game is free!