Teaching Geography

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Teaching geography helps - continent fact files and flash cards for children to write down important continent information, from HomeschoolCreations.net.

Continents Fact Files Printable - Geography Printables

Teaching geography helps - continent fact files and flash cards for children to write down important continent information, from HomeschoolCreations.net.

Mapping activity - teaching about coordinates, longitude, latitude, etc.- They use ribbon for the equator and prime meridian!

A Grid on Our Earth - An Exploration on Map Grids, Layers of Learning

This lesson plan includes a printable world map with a map grid and shows you how to walk kids through a basic understanding of how map grids work.

Regions of the United States poster.. Could do something similar for Canadian provinces in a social studies class.

Regions of the United States poster

This regions poster can be used many ways. I use it as an assessment after we have studied the regions. Each student is assigned a region and they fill out the poster using the notes and information they have recorded during the unit. I usually give them an 8 1/2 x 11 copy for a rough draft, and enl...

Lego Geography    As a Classical Conversations Foundations student, my son is currently  memorizing the names and locations of African waters (Cycle 1, Week 16).   Each week we always trace the map and...

Using LEGO to Learn Geography — Homegrown Learners

We are always searching for ways to make our weekly memory work more engaging and fun. One way to cement geography memory work (especially for those tactile learners!) is using a bucket of LEGO bricks. Building continents with LEGOS, and then adding features is such a simple way to make

FREE Maps - free printable maps of world, continents, australia, united states, europe and more both blank and labeled. These could be great for proportions and/or ratios, angles, etc.!

FREE Printable Maps for Kids

FREE Maps - free printable maps of world, continents, australia, united states, europe and more both blank and labeled. These could be great for proportions and/or ratios, angles, etc.!

Map Skills Battleship Game   My students were having a hard time with longitude and latitude. They could not really judge the halfway points between the longitude or latitude lines provided on printed maps and they could not visualize the idea of the coordinates and the fact that the two numbers together made a target on the location we were trying to identify. I compared longitude and latitude lines to a game of Battleship and suddenly lightbulbs went on!  I adapted a United States map to…

Map Skills Battleship Game

My students were having a hard time with longitude and latitude. They could not really judge the halfway points between the longitude or latitude lines provided on printed maps, and they could not visualize the idea of the coordinates and the fact that the two numbers together made a target on the location we were trying to identify. I compared longitude and latitude lines to a game of Battleship and suddenly, lightbulbs went on! I adapted a United States map to fit a Battleship game board…

Geography doesn't have to be boring! Learn how to make geography fun with these books, games, and YouTube channels!

How to Make Geography Fun for Everyone!

Geography doesn't have to be boring! Learn how to make geography fun with these books, games, and YouTube channels!

LEGO Geography

Using LEGO to Learn Geography — Homegrown Learners

We are always searching for ways to make our weekly memory work more engaging and fun. One way to cement geography memory work (especially for those tactile learners!) is using a bucket of LEGO bricks. Building continents with LEGOS, and then adding features is such a simple way to make

10 Cool Hands-on Geography Ideas for All Ages

10 Cool Hands-on Geography Ideas for All Ages • iHomeschool Network

Geography is a subject often neglected, which is a shame because it’s so easy to incorporate with other subjects, such as history, art, and language arts. Plus, geography is just fun to study on its own. Don’t believe me? Just check out these cool hands-on geography ideas for all ages!

So many mapping units are "fill in the blank" and boring! Not this one! Check out this post about how to make your mapping unit interactive, filled with projects, cooperative learning, art, and more!

Maps and Globes...Engaging Mapping Lessons and Activities - The Teacher Studio

So many mapping units are "fill in the blank" and boring! Not this one! Check out this post about how to make your mapping unit interactive, filled with projects, cooperative learning, art, and more!

Notebooking Across the USA (States Unit Studies)

FREE! Unit Studies for all 50 States!

Study U.S. Geography for an entire year with these FREE Unit Studies for all 50 States!