The Asian Subcontinent
By Virginia Kirsch
Students identify and locate the seven countries on the Asian Subcontinent.
This learning object presents the seven continents and four oceans. Three different world maps are provided.
Capital Cities of Central America
Learners review the names of the capital cities of the seven Central American countries and locate the cities on a map.
Students read about the Caspian Sea and use a map to identify the five countries that surround it.
What Happened to Yugoslavia?
This interactive learning object updates students on the former country of Yugoslavia. A map is included.
Countries of the Middle East
Students locate the countries of the Middle East on a map in this interactive exercise.
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.
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.
Where Is Japan?
Students read about Japan and test their knowledge by answering questions. They also locate Japan's major islands and the bordering countries on a map.
Coastal West and Central Africa
Students read about the countries of West and Central Africa and identify them on a map.
Reading a Street Map
By Barbara Laedtke
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.
Where Is Bolivia?
In this learning activity you'll review a map of South America and read about Bolivia.
The Amazon Rain Forest
Learners read about the world's largest rain forest. A map is provided.
In this learning activity you'll explore Russia's Lake Baikal, the largest lake in the world.
Where Is Afghanistan?
Students read about Afghanistan and view maps. They also answer questions about the country and its neighbors.
Identifying Landmarks on a Street Map
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.
Learners follow the route of the Danube River as it flows through Europe. A map exercise completes this activity.
International Time Zones
Students read about the 24 time zones and make conversions.
Where Is Russia?
Students read important facts about Russia and locate cities and bodies of water on a map. They then take a brief quiz.
Countries of Southern Africa
Students read about five countries in Southern Africa and locate them on a map.
South Africa and Its Neighbors
Students read about South Africa and the countries that surround it. They test their knowledge in a map exercise.
Learners read about the 10 countries in the region between India and China. A map exercise completes the activity.
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.
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.