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Title Format Grade Level TEKS Keywords Description

Aid To Africa Lesson Plan

(PDF, 914.1 KB) 9 9.15 Citizenship, Africa The purpose of this lesson is to expose students to both sides of an issue. It is designed to get the students thinking about an issue, not to teach them what to think about an issue.

Thinking Skills in Geography

 

(PDF, 7756.4 KB) K-8   Skills Grades K-8: This engaging workshop for elementary and middle school will challenge students to think about the world in which we live. Participants will learn how to engage their students in analytical thinking, which is as an active process where students construct knowledge of the world. Learn how to incorporate analytical skills into the classroom.

Geographic Influences of Texas Settlement

 

(PDF, 1145.0 KB) 4, 7   Migration, Settlement This lesson is an analysis of various maps of Texas between 1821-1861 that weill be used to show the settlement and development of Texas by various ethnic groups.

On the Move

 

(PDF, 449.9 KB) 6, 8   Culture, Migration Names have meaning and create order. The student will compare place names as means of investigating immigration patterns.

Do  You Know Anything About What You Are Eating

(PDF, 124.3 KB) 8     This lesson is designed to allowed students to study the background of the American diet. It is also a means to incorporate technology into the historical/geographical aspects of the lesson.

Change Over Time

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9.3B, 9.4B, 9.21C, 9.22A, 9.22C

Landforms, Physical Landscapes can be thought of as nature’s sculpture of Earth’s surface. Student will need to understand the processes on how these landforms are formed and how they affect the patterns of where people live.

Spatial Diffusion EpidemicsPandemics Over Time Lesson Plan

(PDF, 820.6 KB) 9     Epidemics and pandemics can be traced over time showing the process of diffusion and human movement. Students will understand how epidemics and pandemics impact society. In this one day lesson, students will visit four learning centers tracing the movement of four different epidemics and pandemics that have occurred throughout history using a world map, vocabulary cards, technology and personal reflection.

Mastering Principles of World Population Lesson Plan

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Welcome to SE Asia

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Ethnic Market Field Study

(PDF, 800.8 KB) 6, 9     The purpose of this assignment is to increase students’ awareness of the role ethnic markets play in an immigrant community, to compare that role to the role played by chain grocery stores, and to practice some important research methods in human geography, including field observation and informal interviews.

GeoFabrics

(ZIP, PDF 2757.7 KB) 9     In this activity the students will research several countries to select a location for a new factory – weighing factors such as economic and political freedom, access to prominent trade routes, wages, and education levels of the workforce.

Regional Study of Southeast Asia

(ZIP, 863.5 KB) 9, APHG     Grades 9-12: This lesson is designed to introduce the students to the broad overview of the region in a very short amount of time, allowing for more in-depth study of material which must be covered for assessments. It can stand alone as an introduction, or it may be used after the “Southeast Asia Photo Story” activity. 

Texas Tabletop Map

HTML K-12     The NGS Tabletop MapMaker Kits maps include state boundaries, interstate highways, rivers, and the top ten most populous cities in each state. Print the tiled map for use in your classroom.

Factors that Affect Climate: LACEMOPS

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9   Climate (Linda Hammon, 2014)

Using a World of Apps to Challenge the Kids and Save your Mind

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Technology PDF with links to useful websites. (Adalia Davis, 2013)

Teaching World Religions

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6, 9   Culture This webinar includes embedded teaching resources. Get them here. (Marci Smith Deal, 2013)

Intro to Physical Geography… Ain’t nobody got time for that!??

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9   Physical (powerpoint) (Linda Hammon, 2013)

What is Culture

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K-12   Culture This webinar includes embedded teaching resources.  Get them here. (Marci Smith Deal, 2013)

Culture and Religion of Southeast Asia

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6, 9   Culture (powerpoint) (Fred Day, 2013)

Cultural Influences on Southeast Asia Religions - Part I

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6, 9   Religion (Fred von der Mehden, 2013)

Cultural Influences on Southeast Asia Religions - Part II

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6, 9   Religion  

Cultural Perspectives on Southeast Asia: Contemporary Politics and Government I - Common Political Experience

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6, 9   Government, Politics (powerpoint) (Hyun Jung Yun, 2013)

Cultural Perspectives on Southeast Asia: Contemporary Politics and Government II - People and Language

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6, 9   Culture, Politics  

Cultural Perspectives on Southeast Asia: Contemporary Politics and Government III - Religions

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6, 9   Religion, Politics  

Economic Geography of Southeast Asia

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6, 9   Economic (powerpoint) (Fred Day, 2013)

Environmental Geography of Southeast Asia

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6, 9   Environment (powerpoint) (Fred Day, 2013)

Globalization in Southeast Asia

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6, 9   Globalization  

Physical Geography of Southeast Asia

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6, 9   Physical (powerpoint) (Fred Day, 2013)

Integrating Southeast Asian Visual Art into your Classroom - Part I

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6, 9   Art, Teaching Strategy (powerpoint) (Paul Pass, 2013)

Integrating Southeast Asian Visual Art into your Classroom - Part II

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6, 9   Art, Teaching Strategy  

Integrating Southeast Asian Visual Art into your Classroom - Part III

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6, 9   Art, Teaching Strategy  

Incorporating Southeast Asian Travel Experiences into your Classroom

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6, 9   Travel, Teaching Strategy (powerpoint) (Sarah Comeaux, 2013)