World's Smallest Countries
By Virginia Kirsch
Learners read about the five smallest countries in the world: The Vatican, Monaco, Naru, San Marino and Liechtenstein. A brief quiz completes the activity.
This learning object presents the seven continents and four oceans. Three different world maps are provided.
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.
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.
Where Is Colombia?
In this learning activity you'll read about Colombia and view a map.
Where Is Bolivia?
In this learning activity you'll review a map of South America and read about Bolivia.
Where Is Afghanistan?
Students read about Afghanistan and view maps. They also answer questions about the country and its neighbors.
What Happened to Yugoslavia?
This interactive learning object updates students on the former country of Yugoslavia. A map is included.
The Middle East
Students locate the countries of Turkey, Syria, Lebanon, Israel, and Jordan on a map in this interactive learning object.
The Five Largest Rivers of Africa
In this learning activity you'll practice identifying and locating the five largest rivers of Africa.
The Five Largest Deserts of the World
In this learning activity you'll explore the five largest deserts of the world.
The Black Sea
Students view a map of the countries that surround the Black Sea and test their knowledge in an interactive exercise.
The Asian Subcontinent
Students identify and locate the seven countries on the Asian Subcontinent.
The Amazon Rain Forest
Learners read about the world's largest rain forest. A map is provided.
Learners read about the 10 countries in the region between India and China. A map exercise 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.
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.
Recognizing Water Forms in North and Central America
By Barbara Laedtke
Learners read the definitions of various water forms and locate the bodies of water on a map.
Recognizing Landforms in North and Central America
Learners read the definitions of geological terms and identify the landforms in various images.
Reading a Street Map
Students identify directions on a street map. A short quiz completes the activity.
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.
International Time Zones
Students read about the 24 time zones and make conversions.
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.
Horn of Africa
Students read about the countries that make up the Horn of Africa and locate them on a map.