Geography Concepts Teacher Resources

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Convergence with The Cay: Exploring Geographic Concepts Wrapped in a Story

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Here's an awesome unit that uses The Cay as the anchor text. The 16-page packet is loaded with teaching ideas, activities, and suggested adjustments.
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Geography Terms

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
In this PowerPoint, students review geography terms. Slides feature illustrations and facts about mountains, hills, islands, deserts, lakes, rivers, oceans, plains, valleys, and forests.
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Operation Genesis

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students, while working in groups under the Operation Genesis project involve fictional elements of role playing to grasp geographic concepts concerning human/environment interaction. They create the physical features of a fictional...
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Geography Terms

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Introduce the terms and concepts related to basic map and geography skills. Terms include full definitions and cover latitude, longitude, the Equator, Tropic of Cancer, Tropic of Capricorn, Prime Meridian, and the International Date Line.
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Absolute Location

For Students 6th - 8th
How do we know where we are in the world? A presentation for middle schoolers explains absolute location and other geography terms such as relative location. It also gives scholars the opportunity to practice finding absolute location on...
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The Finer Things in Life

For Teachers K - 5th
Momoyama and Edo are periods in Japanese history that can be defined culturally and artistically. Learners explore and discuss how the samurai used sword guards and grip enhancers. Pupils read the story "The Inch-High Samurai," examine...
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What Do Maps Show?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
This teaching packet is for grades five through eight, and it is organized around geographic themes: location, place, relationships, movement, and regions. There are four full lessons that are complete with posters, weblinks, and...
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Geography Terms

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students identify different landforms and fill out a worksheet where they explain what each landform is. For this geography lesson plan, students fill in a landform map and then use landform words as they describe the landforms.
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Learning About Location: Charting the Path of the George W. Elder

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students acquire a working knowledge of the geographical concepts: absolute location, relative location, longitude and latitude. They analyze primary sources that shows the physical and human characteristics of the places along the 1899...
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Where are We?

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore places visited by Lewis and Clark. In this geographical concepts instructional activity, 5th graders plot places on a map and put events in chronological order. Students find locations on a map using longitude and...
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Geography Terms

For Students 5th - 6th
In this geography learning exercise, students match vocabulary words to their definition. They identify words such as valley, peninsula and others dealing with land formations. Students solve 23 matching problems.
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Scrambled Words-- Geography Terms

For Students 4th - 6th
In this spelling and geography worksheet, students examine 20 words that are scrambled. All pertain to geography. Students unscramble the words and write them correctly/
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Geography Terms

For Students 4th - 5th
In this social studies worksheet, students match the correct terms with its meaning in the column on the right. The answers are found by clicking the button at the bottom of the page.
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Geography Booklet

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore geography terms. Students use resources to find real examples of landforms in the world. They create a map showing the landform. students label the surrounding features, countries and states. Students use each...
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Global Conflict: Kashmir

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students analyze different maps of the region. They create a timeline of the area in dispute, focusing on the creation of Pakistan, Indi and Kashmir and previous conflicts between Pakistan and India over Kashmir. Students construct a...
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Absolute Location

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders examine the geographic concept of absolute location. Using a variety of resources, they create a life-size classroom grid and locate the coordinates of a point, identify latitude and longitude of different locations, and...
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Paul Revere

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners examine Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's, Paul Revere's Ride, and other pieces of poetry to use maps and literature to investigate geographic concepts. They chart Revere's ride on current Massachusetts maps while working in pairs....
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Geographical Distance Skating

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students get a cardiovascular workout while applying geographical concepts and processes by keeping track of mileage traveled from location to location until reaching the state capital.
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Creating an Oasis: Water Development And Funding in Utah

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students explore the importance of water. They examine how human activities shape the earth's surface. They apply geographic concepts to interpret the past and to interpret the present and plan for the future. They write a defense for...
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Geography Vocabulary

For Students 4th - 6th
In this identifying geographic terms and their definitions online interactive worksheet, students match the vocabulary words with their definitions. Students match 24 answers.
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Geography Now! Albania

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Albania isn't a social butterfly ... it's a social pterodactyl. At least, that's according to a video geography of the Balkan country. While Albania was once isolated with few friends, the mountainous country has been on a mission to...
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Geography Now! The Gambia

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
It's mainland Africa's smallest country, and it forms a unique shape between two rivers. The Gambia, known as the Smiling Coast of Africa, has had complicated interactions with its neighbors and other countries, thanks to the legacy of...
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Geography Now! Eswatini

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
It's know as Swaziland no more—welcome, Estwatini! The African nation, while home to stunning geographical diversity, is one of the continent's smallest. It also has its challenges, with roughly a quarter of the adult population infected...
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Geography Now! Malta

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
It's Catholic, Arabic, French and Italian—in short, Malta's identity is a complex amalgamation of its historical influences. The island archipelago off the coast of Italy is so scenic, it's regularly used for filming television shows and...