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If You Lived in a ForestAdd to list Details
This activity encourages learners to focus on the natural environment of the Eastern Woodlands before the arrival of European settlers.
Woodlands MapAdd to list Details
This is a culminating activity which allows learners to summarize what they know about Woodlands Native Americans by creating illustrations and map symbols for a large outline map (see related Activit
Blazing the Trail
In this math lesson, learners estimate distances between landmarks and use a map and scales to determine the actual distances.
This lesson familiarizes learners with the term "tropical belt." First, learners locate the equator, Tropic of Cancer and Tropic of Capricorn on a map and trace these lines with a crayon.
Topographic Investigation: Map an Underwater Surface
In this activity, learners create a map of a hidden surface using a "sounding stick" -- a technique similar to how underwater maps were once made.
In this game, learners are stuck in a right turn only world! Learners take turns rolling a die and moving their game pieces along the lines of a grid to get "home," by only making right turns.
Create a Pasta Population MapAdd to list Details
Learners work as a group to create a map of their community. They use pasta to represent people, and glue the pasta on their maps to show areas of large population.
In this activity (on pages 23-29), partners use the Plant Traveler Cards, along with a world map and map worksheets, to follow plants such as cassava, chocolate and coffee that grew first in one part
Energy Use in the AmericasAdd to list Details
Learners explore the relationship between energy consumption, population, and carbon emissions in the countries of the Americas.
Where on Earth?
Learners look at labels on items in the room to determine where each item was manufactured, then write about the item on an index card.
Spice WorldAdd to list Details
In this activity, learners create a map showing the origins of spices and herbs from a favorite recipe(s). Learners first research the origins of the ingredients and then locate them on a world map.
Take a Tectonic Vacation
This multi-part activity from the National Parks Service blends the science of plate tectonics with the culture and history of places with dramatic geologic landscapes.
Where Do We Choose to Live and Why?
In this geography investigation, learners use a nighttime satellite image to observe areas of light across the United States and to identify patterns and spatial distributions of human settlements.
Where in the World is the Terra Cotta Army?Add to list Details
In this activity, learners find Xi'an, the archaeological area in China where the Terra Cotta Army was discovered, on a map or globe and look more closely at the relationship of the warrior site to ot