The Five Largest Rivers of Africa (Screencast)
By Virginia Kirsch
In this screencast, we will identify the five largest rivers of Africa.
Where Is Colombia?
In this learning activity you'll read about Colombia and view a map.
The Asian Subcontinent
Students identify and locate the seven countries on the Asian Subcontinent.
Learners view maps of Australia and New Zealand and locate the territories and states of these countries in an interactive exercise.
The Amazon Rain Forest
Learners read about the world's largest rain forest. A map is provided.
In this learning activity you'll quiz yourself about Greenland by answering questions about the people, the land, and the economy.
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.
In this learning activity you'll locate the countries of Central America on a map.
Countries of the Middle East
Students locate the countries of the Middle East on a map in this interactive exercise.
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.
The Five Largest Deserts of the World
In this learning activity you'll explore the five largest deserts of the world.
Students read about the Caspian Sea and use a map to identify the five countries that surround it.
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.
Reading a Street Map
Students identify directions on a street map. A short quiz completes the activity.
Where Is Bolivia?
In this learning activity you'll review a map of South America and read about Bolivia.
Countries of Southern Africa
Students read about five countries in Southern Africa and locate them on a map.
South Asia - The Asian Subcontinent (Screencast)
What Happened to Yugoslavia?
This interactive learning object updates students on the former country of Yugoslavia. A map is included.
Where Is Afghanistan?
Students read about Afghanistan and view maps. They also answer questions about the country and its neighbors.
The Middle East
Students locate the countries of Turkey, Syria, Lebanon, Israel, and Jordan on a map in this interactive learning object.
This learning object presents the seven continents and four oceans. Three different world maps are provided.
Horn of Africa
Students read about the countries that make up the Horn of Africa and locate them on a map.
Students read about the continent of Antarctica and view maps. A short quiz completes the activity.
Students read about the provinces and territories of Canada and identify key resources in each area.