Geography Themes

Have you got your map handy? In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby introduce you to various ways of talking about geography! You’ll discover the meaning of this term and think about some of the ways in which location, place, region, movement, and environment interact to produce unique geography. You’ll also find out how understanding the geography of a place can teach you about its culture and history, and why the movement of people around the world can impact the characteristics of the globe. What makes your home unique?
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Landform Detectives Lesson Plan: A Weathering and Erosion Game

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students use BrainPOP resources to explore and compare the processes of weathering and erosion through a digital lab and online game play. Students analyze how weathering and erosion affects Earth’s changing face and how it forms the soil that supports life on Earth. They also examine landforms and identify the processes that may have created them. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.  See more »

Human Interaction with the Environment Lesson Plan: Creating Video Documentaries

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 6-12, students use BrainPOP resources to develop an understanding of how people impact the natural environment of different regions, as well as how the cultural make-up of a region affects how the people interact with the natural environment. Students will craft an articulate message to make the public aware of the consequences of human interaction with the environment. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.  See more »

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