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Requires all students to have an atlas or may be played in teams of two. Students get to know the atlas and how to use the gazetteer. The teacher walks the kids through how to play the first couple of times.
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Latitude & Longitude
To teach latitude and longitude, I did several things.
13 Unexpected and Fun Geography Lessons to Enchance Your Curriculum Grades Various
"Students can travel across the globe without leaving the classroom!"
A World of Learning: Geography Activities for Geography Week Grades K-12
"Geography lessons can make a "world" of difference in students' knowledge of the world and in their test scores. That's because geography is multidisciplinary by nature. This week's lessons teach geography -- and math, language, and cultural literacy. Included: Five new lessons plus a link to the Education World geography lesson archive."
Geography Teacher Resources Grades K-12
Lessons, printables and more.
Mr. Donn's Free Geography Lesson Plans
Resources for various grade levels.
Social Studies Lesson Plans
Scroll down to the "Geography" section and find over 40 lesson plans.
Teaching With Historic Places
"Uses properties listed in the National Park Service's to enliven history, social studies, geography, civics, and other subjects. Includes lesson plans, workshops and publications."
Understanding Geography Grades K-8
"Students will use geography skills to create neighborhood maps, and identify connections between geography, culture, and the economy in their local area."
Free Printable Maps
You can choose which countries or continents you want to print.
Finding Your Way With Map and Compass
"Learn about using topographic maps and a compass to figure out where things are and how to get to them."
Geo-Globe Interactive Geography!
"Explore the world - interactive puzzles, landmarks, mazes, and more."
Google Maps - My Maps
Create and share custome maps for free with Google Maps.
Greatest Places Online
"Takes you on a journey to seven of the most "geographically dynamic" locations on earth. Includes postcards, desktop pictures, and videos!"
National Geographic - Mapping
Explore maps, create maps and print maps.
National Geographic - Teaching Resources
Find a great collection of resources to bring National Geographic into your classroom.
Where Is That?
"Fun geography game where you must identify countries, states, and capitals from maps."
100 Natural Wonders of the World
by Bill Yenne
The Alphabet Atlas
by Arthur Yorinks
Around the World in 80 Pages/an Adventurous Picture Atlas of the World : An Adventurous Picture Atlas of the World
by Antony Mason, Michaela Stewart (Illustrator)
Around the World in a Hundred Years : From Henry the Navigator to Magellan
by Jean Fritz, Anthony Bacon Venti (Illustrator)
Atlas Interfact Reference : The Book and Cd-Rom That Work Together (World Book Encyclopedia)
by Mel Pickering, Andrew Solway, Andrew Haslam, Janine Amos
Atlas of 20th Century (History Atlases Series)
by Lisa Miles
Atlas of Countries (First Discovery Book)
by Jeunesse Gallimard, Claude Delafosse, Donald Grant (Illustrator)
Blast Off to Earth! : A Look at Geography
by Loreen Leedy
The Book of Where : Or, How to Be Naturally Geographic
by Neill Bell T
The Children's Atlas of Natural Wonders
by Joyce Pope
The Children's Atlas of People & Places
by Jenny Wood, David Munro
The Complete Book of Map & Geography Computer Fun Geography (Click It Series)
by Lisa Trumbauer, Sydney Wright (Illustrator)
The Continents : Puzzles for Learning World Geography/Goodyear
by Jeanne Cheyney, Arnold B. Cheyney (Contributor)
Cool Geography : Miles of Maps, Wild Adventures, Fun Activities, Facts from Around the World, and More!
by Jane Glicksman, Ruta Daugavietis (Illustrator)
Countries of the World (Visual Factfinder)
by Brian Williams
Deserts (Geography Detective)
by Philip Steele, David Hogg (Illustrator)
Discovering Geography of North America With Books Kids Love
by Carol J. Fuhler
Discovery Atlas of the United States
by Rand McNally and Company
Discovery Atlas of the World
by Elizabeth Fagan Adelman (Editor)
Geochallenge : 180 Daily Geography Brain Teasers for Kids (Super Genius, Level 3)
by Arnold B. Cheyney
Geochallenge : Genius, Level 2
by Arnold B. Cheyney
Geography Wizardry for Kids Activity Kit
by Margaret Kenda, Phyllis S. Williams (Contributor), Tim Robinson (Illustrator)
Janice Vancleave's Geography for Every Kid : Easy Activities That Make Learning Geography Fun
by Janice Pratt VanCleave
Mapping the World
by Sylvia A. Johnson
Maps and Globes (Step-By-Step Geography)
by Sabrina Crewe (Illustrator), Shirley Tourret (Illustrator)
Our Globe, Our World (Around and About)
by Kate Petty, Jakki Wood