I recently pulled out all of our 'general geography' shelf works to re-present them and hopefully re-inspire my dc to use them. I set them all out on the school table (but had to pick them up later since dh uses the same table at night for his computer). The olders walked by a few times and exclaimed things like, "Oh! I remember that!" before we had shelf work time. There are a few items even the olders haven't used yet.
From left to right; back to front:
~ Latitude/Longitude work
~ World Biome pin map
~ Control cardstock map for Major Rivers of the World
(middle envelopes and stacks)
~ Geography Vocabulary cards
~ Biome sorting cards
~ Ocean 4-part cards
~ Control cardstock for Deserts of the World
~ World Felt Map activities (white box)
~ A dd's Geography notebook that had 'disappeared' and I found when taking it all out of the cabinet :)
~ Pangea maps for them to cut/paste in Geography notebooks
~ Plate Tectonics work
~ Control cardstock for Major Mountain Ranges of the World
... now I need to set them back up for a day or so! Time, time, elusive time! It will probably have to wait until after olders' PSAT coming up way too quickly...
Here is a cool geology site I just found. They also have country maps:
This picture glossary of Geography from A to Z is a neat book and may be available in your local library:
Middle dd prefers to use this Trail Guide to World Geography curriculum:
I had this in my classroom many eons ago:
There are wonderful activities for a wide range of ages in VanCleave's Geography book:
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