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Children's Songs and Rhymes of All Nations

http://www.mamalisa.com/world/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: These rhymes and song lyrics are arranged by continent and by language. Most are printed in both their native language and English. What a wonderful way to learn geography. Standards 1.2.1, 1.2.4, and 2.2.3

Comments: This site makes an excellent cultural extension to the standards related to place geography. Students may submit songs to the site.

Resource Type: Sound or Music.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 630

Comparing the Continents

http://www.nationalgeographic.com/xpeditions/lessons/01/g35/tgcontinents.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: In this lesson, students will examine a map and globe to compare the physical features of Earth's continents. They will play the GeoSpy continents game and manipulate an online map to compare the continents' climates. Students will conclude by writing paragraphs comparing and contrasting two continents. Standard 1.2.4

Comments: This site makes learning geography fun.

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3580

Desert Tour

http://www.field-trips.org/tours/sci/desert/_tourlaunch5.htm

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This online tour leads you to the major deserts of the world. Learn how each is unique and yet shares characteristics with the others. After you have traveled the world, link to sites that discuss how human beings have increased the area of the world now classified as desert. Standards 1.2.4 and 3.1.1

Comments: This site can be used large screen for presentations and is a model of how students might create a virtual tour. Use this site for English Learners.

Resource Type: Web Museum.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 935

Earth and Moon Viewer

http://www.fourmilab.ch/earthview/vplanet.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: View either a map of the Earth showing the day and night regions at this moment, or view the Earth from the Sun, the Moon, the night side of the Earth, above any location on the planet specified by latitude, longitude and altitude, from a satellite in Earth orbit, or above various cities around the globe. Standards K.4.2, 1.2.1, 1.2.3, and 2.2.0

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1019

Enchanted Learning - Geography

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/geography/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Here are a wealth of geographic materials, with materials and learning activities on the continents, oceans, flags, and exploreres. 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

Comments: Enchanted Learning has many resources for the early elementary classroom.

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1085

GeoSpy

http://www.nationalgeographic.com/geospy/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This National Geographic Society game helps make learning continents, countries, and states fun. Standards 1.2.1, 5.9, and Grade 10 general

Comments: This is a timed drill but is fairly interesting in that it gives feedback to the user.

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1367

My Blue Suitcase

http://collection.nlc-bnc.ca/100/200/300/concertina/mbs/mbstoc.htm

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This is a lively animated beginning reader's story about a blue suitcase that has travel adventures. Standard K.3 and 1.2

Comments: From this page, be sure to click, "Continue to the document." See the lesson Let's Go! http://score.rims.k12.ca.us/activity/letsgo/ that was written to use this online story. This story may also be used to teach basic geographic concepts.

Resource Type: Literature/Story.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2227

National Geographic Map Machine Atlas

http://plasma.nationalgeographic.com/mapmachine/index.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Use this clickable map to learn more about any state in the U.S. Standards 1.2.1, and 2.2.2

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2253

Native Prairie to the Present: Our Agricultural Heritage

http://www.campsilos.org/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Learn about farms today and hundreds of years ago. How has the land changed? What was it like to be a pioneer? How is corn produced and what is it used for? Standards 1.2.4 and 2.4.1

Comments: This site is very user friendly and has lots of interesting material for young students.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2280

Nature Songs: Mojo's Musical Mouseum

http://www.kididdles.com/mouseum/nature.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: The lyrics to nature songs on this site are organized alphabetically. Students will love learning about goegraphy and weather by singing "Automn Leaves" or "It's Raining, It's Pouring." Standards K.5 and 1.2.4

Comments: Many of the song lyrics also have sound files so you can hear the music if you have the proper plugin.

Resource Type: Sound or Music.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2288

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