This activity is designed to show how hurricanes not only affect humans, but also show the impact that hurricanes can have on the ecosystems as well.
Students take on the role of scientists being briefed on a future trip to Antarctica. The briefing will inform them of the land, climate, inhabitants, and rules of visiting this continent.
This lesson is on creating an atlas of South America. It could be expanded or altered in many ways to fit your needs. Map making is covered to a large degree.
Students will construct a "profile" of a Central American country. They will be given directions to assemble an informative summary which is suitable for display and comparison with others in a series.
Students will learn to use a compass rose on a map, in the classroom, and in everyday life. They will locate their cardinal directions and intermediate directions on maps.
The students will study fossil evidence of dinosaurs as possible fuel locations. This will lead us to hypothesize how the dinosaurs traveled from continent to continent.
Students will practice using their compass roses and reinforce their understanding of cardinal directions by playing several games.
Students will become acquainted with coastal ecosystems systems, similarities and differences, characteristics, and their responsibilities in maintaining these systems that we live and play in.
These five lessons are designed to give students a better understanding of forces that have changed the earth's surface.
Introduce students to the five themes of geography as they relate to Florida.
Using a geographic dictionary, students will define terms associated with differing landscapes. After, students will create a 3-D landscape feature by using "goop" and paint.
Students will study how the colonization of Africa was carried out by Europeans over a relatively short span of time.
Because of technology, our students are growing up in a global society. This lesson exposes young students to other cultures.
Students will prepare a travel agenda for visiting ancient Egypt.
Students will write a commercial for the Tourist Department of a Florida city, using latitude and longitude, the history of the city, attractions in the city, and the climate.
This lesson is designed to introduce students to the concept of maps and the use of map keys.
The students will use a mental map to compare their knowledge of the world with an atlas.
In this lesson students will learn about and explore the effects of population growth.
Students will experience geography through the eyes of immigrants coming to America from various points of origin.