The Asian Subcontinent
By Virginia Kirsch
Students identify and locate the seven countries on the Asian Subcontinent.
The Five Largest Rivers of Africa (Screencast)
In this screencast, we will identify the five largest rivers of Africa.
The Amazon Rain Forest
Learners read about the world's largest rain forest. A map is provided.
Students read about the Caspian Sea and use a map to identify the five countries that surround it.
This learning object presents the seven continents and four oceans. Three different world maps are provided.
In this learning activity you'll read about the history of one of the world's newest nations and test their knowledge with a short quiz.
Where Is Bolivia?
In this learning activity you'll review a map of South America and read about Bolivia.
What Happened to Yugoslavia?
This interactive learning object updates students on the former country of Yugoslavia. A map is included.
In this learning activity you'll quiz yourself about Greenland by answering questions about the people, the land, and the economy.
Countries of the Middle East
Students locate the countries of the Middle East on a map in this interactive exercise.
South Africa and Its Neighbors
Students read about South Africa and the countries that surround it. They test their knowledge in a map exercise.
Identifying Landmarks on a Street Map
By Barbara Laedtke
Students use a map of Chicago to find their way to the Museum of Science and Industry. The activity offers practice in identifying directions on a map. A quiz completes the activity.
Students read about the provinces and territories of Canada and identify key resources in each area.
Learners read about the 10 countries in the region between India and China. A map exercise completes the activity.
Reading a Street Map
Students identify directions on a street map. A short quiz completes the activity.
Recognizing Landforms in North and Central America
Learners read the definitions of geological terms and identify the landforms in various images.
Recognizing Water Forms in North and Central America
Learners read the definitions of various water forms and locate the bodies of water on a map.
In this learning activity you'll locate the countries of Central America on a map.
The Five Largest Deserts of the World
In this learning activity you'll explore the five largest deserts of the world.
Learners view maps of Australia and New Zealand and locate the territories and states of these countries in an interactive exercise.
Where Is Afghanistan?
Students read about Afghanistan and view maps. They also answer questions about the country and its neighbors.
Coastal West and Central Africa
Students read about the countries of West and Central Africa and identify them on a map.
Students read about the world's active volcanoes that make up the "Ring of Fire." In an interactive exercise, they locate these volcanoes on maps.
In this learning activity you'll explore Russia's Lake Baikal, the largest lake in the world.
World's Smallest Countries
Learners read about the five smallest countries in the world: The Vatican, Monaco, Naru, San Marino and Liechtenstein. A brief quiz completes the activity.