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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."
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