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Virtual Trail of Santa Barbara

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Description: Put on your hiking boots and join our hike along the Virtual Trail. We will learn about the geography of the Santa Barbara area and make several stops along the way. Your job is to make a map of the area we cover. The directions will tell you how. Standards 2.2.1, 3.1.1, and 3.1.2

Author: Kristine White, Washington Elementary School

Lesson ID: 1191

Where Am I? My Place in Time and Space

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Description: In this activity, you will create your own intergalactic address book. After vewing the video, "The Magic School Bus Lost in Space", you will pretend you are a student in Ms Frizzle's class and help your classmates figure out how to get home from outer space. Standards 1.2.1 and 2.2.1

Author: Jaime Boston, Birch Lane and Pioneer Elementary Schools

Lesson ID: 1244

City Life and Country Life City Life and Country Life

Description: What do you know about living in the city and living in the country? Using a KWL chart, students will compare/contrast life in the city and life in the country. This lesson is easily adapted to a comparison of urban and rural regions of California. Standard 2.2.4

Author: LessonPlans

Lesson ID: 219

City Mouse, Rural Mouse, Suburban Mouse

Description: Read Town Mouse, Country Mouse aloud to the students. Using a Venn Diagram, compare and contrast the town and country environments. Discuss these concepts: * What is land? * What is the difference between land and property? * How is land used in different ways? * What are some of the things that are built on land? * Why do so many people live in the cities? * Why don't more people live in the mountains or the deserts? Standard 2.2.4

Author: California Geographic Alliance

Lesson ID: 220

Desert is Theirs

Description: In this CyberGuide based on Byrd Baylor's book, The Desert Is Theirs, students will use various Web sites to investigate the plants, animals, and people of the Sonoran desert. The Mojave is similar in many ways. Standards 2.2.4, 3.1.1, and 4.1.3

Author: Susan D. Murphy

Lesson ID: 310

Early Childhood: Where Learning Begins - Geography

Description: Here are a wealth of activities to do at home and school to learn basic information about the world and to answer questions like: Where Is It? What Is It Like? How Do We Adjust To Where We Live? How Do People, Things, and Ideas Move From One Place To Another? and There Is So Much In the World - How Can We Look At It All? Standards K.4 all, 1.2 all, and 2.2 all

Author: Carol Sue Fromboluti and Carol Seefeldt, U.S. Department of Education

Lesson ID: 335

Enchanted Learning - Geography

Description: Explore a wealth of geographic concepts and learning activities on the continents, oceans, flags, and explorers. There are map reading activities, printouts, vocabulary words, and much more. Standards K.4.2, K.4.3, K.4.4, 1.2.1, 1.2.3, 2.2.1, and 2.2.2

Author: Enchanted

Lesson ID: 357

Geographic Groceries

Description: Explore the regions of your grocery store to see which foods hang out together--and why. Draw a simple map of your grocery store's regions. Can you think of names a geographer might give each region? The frozen foods region might be Antarctica, and the bread aisle could be the Wheat Belt. Standards 1.2.3 and 2.2.1

Author: National Geographic Xpeditions

Lesson ID: 441

Grandma Essie's Covered Wagon

Description: This book is an authentic oral history told to the author David Williams by his Grandma Essie. The story starts in Missouri during her childhood days and continues with her family's search for a better life that took them to Kansas, then to an oil-rich town in Oklahoma and finally back to Missouri. This read-to book and the accompanying activities is a wonderful way to learn about economic reasoning and geography. Standards 2.2.3, 2.4.1, and 2.4.3

Author: Patricia King Robeson

Lesson ID: 468

Hill of Fire

Description: Learn about volcanoes through this literature CyberGuide on Thomas P. Lewis' simple story Hill of Fire. Follow links to the Internet to learn about the true story of Paricutin, the volcano in Mexico that erupted in a farmer's field in the 1940's. Standard 2.2.2

Author: Susan Murphy, SCORE Language Arts

Lesson ID: 500

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