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  • A Dream Vacation - … material and non-material elements of culture. Topics Covered: Maps Globes Atlases Language National anthems Traditional dress Weather Travel costs: transportation, hotel, and food … / Motivation: Students will be shown a map of the world and be asked to come up and see if they can find the … that can be found on a map. Activities: Students will be given atlases and asked to find a map of their country. They will …
    User Rating: Grade Level: K-5
  • Changing Regional Patterns - … and describing physical and human regions through analysis of maps and charts. Part One of the lesson provides students with practice creating maps of physical and … 5. Distribute student atlases that contain physical maps and thematic world maps and graphs. Have students review the definitions and examples of physical and human regions. 6 … the teacher: Transparency maps, paper, pencils, markers, poster board or large pieces of paper. For the students: Transparency maps, markers, atlases, encyclopedias, almanacs …
    User Rating: Grade Level: 6-8
  • Population, Climate, and Land Forms - … land and water? What do the lights represent? 4. Discuss students’ responses to the map and clarify that the lights represent population density, and … students use their atlases to compare the satellite image to a physical map and use a political map to identify countries and bodies of water … students use their atlases to compare the satellite image to a physical map and use a political map to identify countries and bodies of water …
    User Rating: Grade Level: 6-8
  • Journeys - … of non-fiction reference materials, e.g., encyclopedias, atlases, texts, journals, magazines, newspapers, and Web search engines, to locate specific information, correctly … , city, or country on a map. Also view world maps and discuss with students the colours used on the map, e.g., blue for … ,1 and identify and describe significant Canadian symbols, ceremonies, buildings, and political figures; OLD – construct and read a wide variety of graphs, charts, diagrams, maps, and
    User Rating: Grade Level: 6-8
  • Water in Your World - … such as rivers and lakes. Try to find printed maps or atlases as well as online resources. Print a blank map of your state … to your school and determine whether any rivers or streams feed into it. Next, show students the state map, and ask for a volunteer to locate your city or town on this map. Can your students follow … pairs to make an annotated map of your watershed. They should refer to your state watershed map and make an approximate outline showing …
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  • Dead Sea Investigation: Middle East and African Connections - … Syrian-African Rift Valleys and demonstrate understanding by constructing a map and chart. Materials: Atlases, wall maps, and textbooks Procedure: Using atlases, wall maps, and textbooks, students will locate the following on a blank outline map of …
    User Rating: Grade Level: 6-12
  • Reading the Landscape in Children's Literature - … to use maps and other geographic representations, tools, and technologies to acquire, process, and report information from a spatial perspective. 4. The physical and human … on maps and look it up in a variety of reference materials. Discuss what the story reveals about the geography (human and physical … would research sources such as atlases, maps, photos, and data. Conversely, the topics and places in social studies, geography, and history classes can make use …
    User Rating: Grade Level: K-2
  • The Many Aspects of the Ahupua'a - … early Hawaiian and modern classification zones for vegetation and climate * Define scientific and Hawaiian concepts related to wind and rain * Develop maps of the ahupua … ? DVD * DVD player * Atlases or topographic island maps with physical and environmental themes * Climate and vegetation data, if available * Historical maps and literature, if available * Aerial … 1. Introduce students to modern classifications for vegetation and climate found in common world atlases (i.e. Koppen Climate Classification). 2. Now …
    User Rating: Grade Level: 9-12
  • This Way With Hemingway - … , and a VCR * Computers with Internet access * Optional - Computers with word processors, spreadsheets, and brochure/booklet software * United States political maps * World Maps and/or maps of Africa, Italy, France, Spain, and Cuba * Pencil and paper IV. Procedure … places. Complete with travel brochures, maps, computers, and printed atlases and maps, students would spend time at each center researching and organizing the trip completing one …
    User Rating: Grade Level: 6-8
  • Students will use a variety of resources to research a chosen site or attraction in Washington D.C. This lesson can be used to create interest and enhance anticipation of an upcoming field trip, or can be used to study the history of our nation's capitol. - … works on attractions and sites in Washington D.C. -use traditional reference sources such as atlases, almanacs, encyclopedias, indexes, and the Internet to … combination there of). -import, scan, or copy at least one map and photograph, picture, or graphic in the presentation. MOTIVATIONAL OBJECTIVES: The … topics may be found. Lessons on use of atlases, almanacs, encyclopedias, books, electronic catalogs and the Internet are reviewed. The library media …
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