3-5 Core Curriculum - Geography: World Geography
Take your children on a fascinating virtual tour of our incredible plaent! In this fun and interactive unit study, designed to meet and exceed state and national standards, your children will explore world geography with a special emphasis on geo-literacy skills. With over 60 activities and 20 hands-on projects, your children will be fascinated from beginning to end. Each chapter includes a variety of activities, including interactive websites, hands-on projects, map work, readings, worksheets, charts, games, and much more to make learning geography fun and relevant!
This unit study is part of our geography core curriculum series for grades 3-5. The time needed to complete this unit study will vary for each child, but it is intended as a year long study with an average of 3-4 hours per week.
Take a peek inside:
- The importance of geo-literacy
- How to read different types of maps
- National boundaries and capitals
- Major rivers of the world
- Major lakes of the world
- Major deserts of the world
- Continental landscapes
- The human impact on river ecosystems
- Human migration and geography
- Using an atlas
- Measuring straight-line distances with bar scales
- Historical explorations of Antarctica
- Topographic maps
- Political borders
- Longitude, latitude and coordinates
- Geographic information systems
- Time zones
- The Gulf Stream
- and much more!
All activities in this unit study are presented in an easy to follow format with an active and updated web link. Click on the link and the best resources on the World Wide Web appear for your children. But this unit study is not just a collection of web sites to read! It is much more than that! The links bring the world to your children by providing streaming videos, interactive web sites, educational games, audio files, and more. At Intellego Unit Studies, we believe in the varied learning styles and multiple intelligences of every child. That's why all of our unit studies include reading and writing activities, videos, art, comparisons, drawing and painting, discussions, hands-on activities, art projects, full-color high resolution graphics, printable activity pages, and more!