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B. People, Places, and Environments [Geography]: 1. The student understands the world in spatial terms.: 6-8: The student...

SS.B.1.3.1 Add Website - Add Activity

uses various map forms (including thematic maps) and other geographic representations, tools, and technologies to acquire, process, and report geographic information including patterns of land use, connections between places, and patterns and processes of migration and diffusion.


Maps and Globes in the Virtual Classroom
http://www.mrdowling.com/601maps.html

This resource focuses on maps and globes. The lessons were prepared for sixth grade students at Roosevelt Middle School for Math/Science/Technology school in West Palm Beach, Florida by Mike Dowling.


What Do Maps Show?
http://interactive2.usgs.gov/learningweb/teachers/mapsshow.htm

An excellent teacher resource organized around geographic themes: location, place, relationships, movement, and regions. Includes lesson plans, printable activity sheets, and background information.


SS.B.1.3.2 Add Website - Add Activity

uses mental maps to organize information about people, places, and environments.

SS.B.1.3.3 Add Website - Add Activity

knows the social, political, and economic divisions on Earth,s surface.


3D Flags
http://3dflags.com/

Displays 3D animated waving flags from all over the world, including US states. Useful for displaying flags for students view and student projects.


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understands how factors such as culture and technology influence the perception of places and regions.


National Geographic
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/

A comprehensive multi-media site dealing with cultures & geographic locations.


SS.B.1.3.5 Add Website - Add Activity

knows ways in which the spatial organization of a society changes over time.

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understands ways in which regional systems are interconnected.

SS.B.1.3.7 Add Website - Add Activity

understands the spatial aspects of communication and transportation systems.


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