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Foster global awareness in your class with U.S. and world geography printables, lessons and references. Teach students about oceans and landforms with science activities and mapping resources. There are plenty of crossword puzzles and quizzes to test your students' knowledge of the earth's surface. Map and geography skills may be used in many subject areas including language arts, math, and history. These social studies resources can enhance any curriculum for kindergarten through twelfth grade.

Grade-level Geography Guides

Geography Guide - Grade 3
Geography Guide - Grade 4
Geography Guide - Grade 5
Geography Guide - Grade 6
Geography Guide - Grade 7

Printables for Grades K-5

U.S. Map with State Capitals
Find the Continents and Oceans
United States Map (Outline)
Outline Map of Asia
World Map (Black and White)
Africa Mapping Activity
Map of Southeast United States
More Popular Geography Printables

Printables for Grades 6-8

U.S. Map with State Capitals
United States Map (Outline)
Outline Map of Asia
World Map (Black and White)
Geography Quiz: State Capitals
Map of Midwest United States
Map of Northeast United States
More Popular Geography Printables

Printables for Grades 9-12

U.S. Map with State Capitals
United States Map (Outline)
Outline Map of Asia
World Map (Black and White)
Map of North America
Political Map of Europe
Geography Quiz: True or False
More Popular Geography Printables

Lesson Plans

PowerPoint Postcards Presentation
Latitude and Longitude
Chart Columbus's Voyages
Australia Poster
Pilgrim Unit (7 lessons)
What Are the Modern Olympic Games?
Triangular Trade in the Atlantic Ocean
More Popular Geography Lesson Plans

Quizzes

U.S. Geography and Maps Quiz
Geography Quiz
Country Capitals Quiz
Geographical Superlatives Quiz
Historical Geography Quiz
Continents Quiz
Weather and Oceans Quiz
More Geography Quizzes

Maps and Globes Resources

U.S. Map with State Capitals
United States Map (Outline)
Outline Map of Asia
World Map (Black and White)
Practicing Map Skills
Map of U.S. Regions
Map Library
More Popular Maps and Globes Resources

Geography Games & Puzzles

Find the State
A Geography Wordsearch
Magnificent Maps: Neighborhood Map
Globe Wordsearch
Name That Country
Magnificent Maps: Community Map
Magnificent Maps: Classroom Map
More Geography Games & Puzzles

Technology Resources for Geography

Wonders of the World Questions
Wonders of the World
Researching Our National Parks
How Far Is It?
Fantasy Vacation
More Technology Resources for Geography

U.S. Geography Resources

U.S. Map with State Capitals
United States Map (Outline)
Map Library
Map of Western United States
Map of Southwest United States
United States Maps Gallery
Map Library – United States
More Popular U.S. Geography Resources

World Geography Resources

Wonders of the World Questions
World Geography Glossary
World Map (Black and White)
Longest Street in the World
World Maps Gallery
Sailing Around the World
Mountains of the World Quiz
More Popular World Geography Resources

References

Origin of U.S. State Names
Oceans and Seas
Just Where Was Columbus?
Columbus's Voyages
Languages by Country
Mexico – Background Information
Maryland
More Popular Geography References

Geography Skill Builders

Skill Builders: Geography Challenge Questions, Week 1
Skill Builders: Geography Challenge Questions, Week 3
Skill Builders: Geography Challenge Questions, Week 4
Skill Builders: Geography Challenge Questions, Week 9
Skill Builders: Geography Challenge Questions, Week 20
Skill Builders: Geography Challenge Questions, Week 28
Skill Builders: Geography Challenge Questions, Week 3
More Geography Skill Builders

Political Geography Resources

Map Library – the World
Maps & Activities Printables Slideshow
Maps & Activities Printable Book (Grades 4-12)
Continents of the World
Capitals of the World Quiz
Major Cities and Rivers in Russia
State Capitals and Largest Cities for Each State
More Political Geography Resources

Geography Resources for History Class

Mapping the War: World War II
Chart Columbus's Voyages
German Nazi Takeover: 1933-1944
Countries Quiz
What Are the Modern Olympic Games?
Wonders of the World Questions
Triangular Trade in the Atlantic Ocean
More Popular Geography Resources for History Class

Earth Science & Geography Connected

Ocean Pollution
What's the Solution to Ocean Pollution?
Chart of the Water Cycle
Time Zones Around the World
Weather Words
Wonders of the World Questions
Plate Tectonics Test
More Popular Geography Activities for Earth Science Class

Math & Geography Connected

Coordinate Grids (Gr. 3)
Latitude and Longitude
Map Making, Floor Plans & Map Reading
Time Zones in the U.S.
Making Choices: Decision Making (Gr. 6)
Reading a Map
Colorful World Map
More Popular Geography Activities for Math Class

Language Arts & Geography Connected

Read the Map
Wonders of the World Questions
Geography Reading Warm-Up: Rainforests
The Oceans of the World
Mount Everest Timeline
Matching Animal Habitats
State Scavenger Hunt
More Popular Language Arts Activities for Geography

Art Activities for Geography

Compass Rose
Maps and Globes Book
Kente Cloth
Dora the Explorer Map (English)
A Bedroom Map
More Art Activities for Geography

Earth Day Activities

Science, Technology, and Society: Clean Machine
Geographical Highs, Lows, and Boundaries of the U.S.
Glaciers: Ice That Flows
National Park System of the United States
Rivers of the United States
Economic Resources
Experiment Activity: Experimenting with Erosion Control
More Earth Day Teacher Resources

Wildlife Week Resources

On the Far Side of the Mountain
Kingfisher Knowledge Guide: Dangerous Creatures Teacher's Guide

Columbus Day Activities

Chart Columbus's Voyages
Columbus Day Activities
More Columbus Day Teacher Resources

Native American Resources

Native American Life on the Great Plains
Native American Tribes of the Great Plains
More American Indians & Native Americans - Teacher Resources

Voyages & Travels Resources

Australia Poster
Triangular Trade in the Atlantic Ocean
First Hot-Air Balloon Flight
Historical Fiction Reading Warm-Up: The Christmas Gift
Planning for the Voyage - Pilgrim Study Unit (Lesson 1 of 7)
Peary, Henson, and the North Pole
Seeing the World Sub Kit (Grades 7-8)
More Popular Voyages & Travel Resources

Ocean Resources

Earth's Oceans
An Ocean Adventure Sub Kit (Grades 3-4)
What Are Ocean Currents?
Modeling Climates
How Do Ocean Waves Cause Erosion?
Word Search: The World's Oceans
Length of the U.S. Coastline by State
More Oceans – Teacher Resources

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2016 Summer Olympics
The 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil are from August 5 to August 21. Bring the fun of the international competition into your classroom with our resources on the event. Learn about the geography of Brazil and South America, the history of the Olympic Games, and some of the achievements of the greatest Olympians of all time. Plus, hold your own Classroom Olympics!

August Calendar of Events
August is full of events that you can incorporate into your standard curriculum. Our Educators' Calendar outlines activities for each event, including: 2016 Summer Olympics (8/5-8/21), Aviation Day (8/19), Tooth Fairy Day (8/22), and Women's Equality Day (8/26). Plus, celebrate Back to School Month, Family Fun Month, Kids' Vision and Learning Month, Get Ready for Kindergarten Month all August long!

2016 Presidential Elections
Election season is here. Help your students understand the process of our national elections, from the President down to local representatives, with our election activities. Read short biographies of presidential candidates Hillary Rodham Clinton (D) and Donald Trump (R), explore mock election ideas, create presidential trading cards, learn election vocabulary, play election bingo and more!