The Asian Subcontinent
By Virginia Kirsch
Students identify and locate the seven countries on the Asian Subcontinent.
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.
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.
What Happened to Yugoslavia?
This interactive learning object updates students on the former country of Yugoslavia. A map is included.
The Amazon Rain Forest
Learners read about the world's largest rain forest. A map is provided.
Where Is Bolivia?
In this learning activity you'll review a map of South America and read about Bolivia.
Countries of the Middle East
Students locate the countries of the Middle East on a map in this interactive 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.
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.
The Five Largest Rivers of Africa (Video)
In this screencast, we will identify the five largest rivers of Africa.
Students read about the provinces and territories of Canada and identify key resources in each area.
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
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 quiz yourself about Greenland by answering questions about the people, the land, and the economy.
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.
Where Is Afghanistan?
Students read about Afghanistan and view maps. They also answer questions about the country and its neighbors.
Horn of Africa
Students read about the countries that make up the Horn of Africa and locate them on a map.
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.
The Black Sea
Students view a map of the countries that surround the Black Sea and test their knowledge in an 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.