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Geography Lesson Plans

Highly Recommended Lesson Plans

Xpeditions: National Geographic Lesson Plans
Hundreds of free teacher-tested lesson plans, teaching ideas, and other activities.

More Recommended Lesson Plans

Awesome Library
A collection of links to lesson plans and lesson plan databases.
Coverdell Wordwise Schools Program of the Peace Corps
Lesson plans from the Peace Corp. Helps the teacher integrate global issues and awareness of other cultures into core content areas.
The Gateway to 21st Century Skills
The Gateway provides access to high quality Internet lesson plans, curriculum units, and other education resources. The Gateway user can do a customized search using subject and grade level.
Geography Lesson Plans and Resources - compiled by Professor Edmund Sass
Professor Sass (College of Saint Benedict & Saint John's University in Minnesota) has collected a wealth of online resources useful for teaching geography.
McRel Geography Lesson Plans
Geography lesson plans and related resources.
NY Times Daily Lesson Plan
Hundreds of lesson plans for grades 6-12 based on articles that have appeared in the New York Times. This is a joint endeavor with the Bank Street School of Education. Many interesting features.
PBS LearningMedia
"PBS LearningMedia™ provides educators with strategies, tools, and professional development resources needed to fully utilize digital learning." (from the website)
Teacher Planet
Directory of geography lesson plan sites.
Standards-based lesson plans.

Other Geography Resources

Atlapedia Online
"Atlapedia Online contains full color physical maps, political maps as well as key facts and statistics on countries of the world." (quote taken from resource's website.)
Country Profiles from the BBC
"Full profiles provide an instant guide to history, politics and economic background of countries... They also include audio and video clips from BBC archives." (Description is from the website.)
The Franklin Educational Hotlists at the Franklin Institute
A number of useful geography links.
Geography World
An extensive and well-organized directory of geographical information.


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