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Currency Exchange and the Gang of Fifteen

Description: Follow the "criminals" from the Gang of Fifteen as they travel around the world destroying sidewalks and learn geography and economics along the way. Standard 12.6.4

Author: Eric Enholm, Walnut Junior High

Lesson ID: 279

E-Conflict Continents Quiz

Description: Answer these 10 questions about the location of various world countries and geographic regions. Link to in-depth information about the ocuntires and regions or go a quiz on national anthems or capital cities.

Author: E-Conflict World Encyclopedia

Lesson ID: 332

Exploring With Maps

Description: Students learn basic mapmaking and map-reading skills and see how maps can answer fundamental geographic questions: "Where am I?" "What else is here?" "Where am I going?" using maps of 1744 France, Antarctica, earthquake areas and the planet Saturn.

Author: The Learning Web, U.S. Geologic Survey

Lesson ID: 387

Five Themes of Geography and Current Events

Description: Find out "Where in the World" all the news comes from and bring the Five Themes alive through this activity using the evening news.

Author: Russ T. Hutchins, Coffeyville, Kansas

Lesson ID: 408

Going for the Gold!

Description: Playing host to the Olympics is a role that many cities would love to play. Selection for a host city for the 2010 Winter Olympic games will begin shortly. Canada wants to be selected! To guarantee making a strong proposal to the selection committee, Canada will conduct a preliminary competition among five cities to determine which Canadian city will vie for the right to host the 2010 Olympic games. You are a member of a team which will develop and present a proposal for one these cities.

Author: Denise Frederick, Rhode Island Geography Education Alliance

Lesson ID: 457

Our Town: A Comparative Study

Description: Using this French lesson comparing San Diego, California, and Biarritz, France, as a model, create a class web page comparing your town to another in another region or country. Suggested areas of comparison for these two coastal cities include location (area topography, longitude and latitude); marine life(type and quantity of fish and animals); kelp (quantity, production, uses); the ocean floor (topography, exploration); the fishing industry; recreation; water currents; and meteorology. You may want to develop other points of camparison. Standards 3.1.1 and 3.1.2

Author: Susanne Hirsch, Memorial Academy

Lesson ID: 795

Using Cartograms to Learn About Latin American Demographics

Description: Make two cartograms of Latin America, one for Gross Domestic Product and one for population. Why and in what way are the two cartograms different? How could cartograms be used by policy makers? Keep the embedded websites up-to-date by consulting the most recent CIA World Fact Book listed on the SCORE website database. Standards 10.10 all

Author: Tim Pelkofer, Vermillion High School

Lesson ID: 1176

Using Maps to See Regions: Becoming a Junior Cartographer

Description: In this National Geographic lesson, use basic observation, data collecting, and mapmaking skills to explore your school grounds and create regional maps. This map will display the information you learn about your school grounds from research on such things as where different kids eat their lunch or play games. Understanding the concept of regions will make the world easier to understand. This lesson does not require classroom Internet connection.

Author: Kay McGough, St. Mary's School in Edgerton, Ohio

Lesson ID: 1180

What Do Maps Show?

Description: Use your textbook to find as many different types of maps as possible and identify the kinds of information provided on each. Then check the Internet for an example of each type you found in your text. Can you find any others? Share what you find. Standard 4.1.0


Lesson ID: 1219

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