World GEOGRAPHY

Geography enables the student to see, understand and appreciate the web of relationships between people, places, and environments. The student will use the knowledge, skills, and understanding of concepts within the six essential elements of geography: world in spatial terms, places and regions, physical systems, human systems, environment and society, and the use of geography.

5.3.6

G

Locate the 50 states using a map with each state outlined.

5.3.1

G

Locate continents and significant bodies of water (i.e., the Great Lakes, Atlantic, Arctic and Pacific Oceans, Columbia, Missouri, Colorado, Rio Grande, Ohio, Tennessee, St. Lawrence and Mississippi Rivers).

5.3.3

G

Locate information from an atlas entry.

5.3.4

G

Locate a major United States city using latitude and longitude.

5.3.7

G

Recognize and compare landforms, climate, and natural resources of the three grand divisions of Tennessee.

5.3.8

G

Interpret a climograph.

5.3.5

G

Identify the physical and political boundaries of Tennessee.

5.3.2

G

Determine America's population shifts by interpreting a population map.

Activity - Bodies of Water

Label US map with the Great Lakes, Atlantic, Arctic and Pacific Oceans, Columbia, Missouri, Colorado, Rio Grande, Ohio, Tennessee, St. Lawrence and Mississippi Rivers.

Printable Maps to Label

Internet Activities

Interactive Activities

ټ Geography Sites http://www.internet4classrooms.com/social_geography.htm

ټ Continents and Oceans http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/World_Continents.htm http://www.lizardpoint.com/fun/geoquiz/worldquiz.html

World Atlas http://sf.factmonster.com/atlas/index.html

Make Your Own Map http://spaceplace.jpl.nasa.gov/en/kids/srtm_make1.shtml