Wednesday, August 31, 2011

World Studies (Units/Themes)


Reading and Interpreting Maps
-A Map is a Kind of Picture
-Map Symbols That Represent Natural Things
-Map Symbols That Represent Man-Made Things
-Symbols for Boundaries
-Using a Compass to Find Directions
-Using Directions to Locate Cities and States
-Locating Places on a Street Map
-Locating Places Through the Use of a Map Index
-Identifying Water and Coastal Features
-Locating Places with Lines of Latitude and Longitude
-Time Zones in the Unites States
-Determining Elevation on Flat Maps Through Color
-Determining Elevation from Contour Lines
-Finding Man-made Things on Topographical Maps
-Reading and Interpreting Maps


The World's Continents and Oceans
-Locating Continents and Oceans
-Locating Countries and Capital Cities
-Locating States, Capitals
http://hansengeorge.blogspot.com/2010/11/world-studies-north-america.html
-Locating Seas, Lakes, Rivers

Geography Enrichment Activities
World Studies:
Continue U.S. History Geography packets
http://hansengeorge.blogspot.com/2010/04/world-studies-project.html
Geography Hangman Game:

http://www.manythings.org/hmf/hm-geography.html
Countries of the World:

http://www.quia.com/hm/22745.html
States/Capitals Hangman

http://www.studystack.com/hangman-16045
Name the Capitals:
http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/USA_Geography/USA_1b_Caps_1024_768.html
Name the States (up to three players)

http://www.toonuniversity.com/5s_usgeo_d.html
Geography Jumble:

http://funschool.kaboose.com/globe-rider/games/game_geography_jumble.html
Geography Trivia Game:
http://funschool.kaboose.com/fun-blaster/back-to-school/games/game_trivia_archer.html
Matching World Capitals Game:
http://funschool.kaboose.com/globe-rider/games/game_capitals.html
Matching World Geography Game:
http://funschool.kaboose.com/globe-rider/games/game_my_world.html
Timed United States Geography Game:
http://funschool.kaboose.com/globe-rider/celebrate-usa/games/game_us_state_detective.html
Hangman Countries:
http://www.hangman.learningtogether.net/countries/index.htm
U.S. Capitals:
http://www.superkids.com/aweb/tools/words/hangman/us_caps.sht

Many more interactive geography games:
http://hansengeorge.blogspot.com/2010/04/world-studies-interactive.html

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