By Virginia Kirsch
Students read about the continent of Antarctica and view maps. A short quiz completes the activity.
Learners view maps of Australia and New Zealand and locate the territories and states of these countries in an interactive exercise.
Students read about Benelux, the three countries in Europe that work together as an economic unit. Students test their knowledge by identifying the countries on a map.
Students read about the provinces and territories of Canada and identify key resources in each area.
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.
In this learning activity you'll locate the countries of Central America on a map.
Coastal West and Central Africa
Students read about the countries of West and Central Africa and identify them on a map.
Countries of Southern Africa
Students read about five countries in Southern Africa and locate them on a map.
Countries of the Middle East
Students locate the countries of the Middle East on a map in this interactive exercise.
Learners follow the route of the Danube River as it flows through Europe. A map exercise completes this activity.
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 quiz yourself about Greenland by answering questions about the people, the land, and the economy.
Horn of Africa
Students read about the countries that make up the Horn of Africa and locate them on a map.
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.
International Time Zones
Students read about the 24 time zones and make conversions.
In this learning activity you'll explore Russia's Lake Baikal, the largest lake in the world.
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.
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.
Sahel of Africa
Students locate the seven countries in the Sahel region, which is between the Sahara and the coastal rain forests. They identify the famous city of Timbuktu in a map 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.
Learners read about the 10 countries in the region between India and China. A map exercise completes the activity.
The Amazon Rain Forest
Learners read about the world's largest rain forest. A map is provided.