The Asian Subcontinent
By Virginia Kirsch
Students identify and locate the seven countries on the Asian Subcontinent.
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.
This learning object presents the seven continents and four oceans. Three different world maps are provided.
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.
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 Water Forms in North and Central America
Learners read the definitions of various water forms and locate the bodies of water on a map.
Where Is Bolivia?
In this learning activity you'll review a map of South America and read about Bolivia.
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.
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.
Recognizing Landforms in North and Central America
Learners read the definitions of geological terms and identify the landforms in various images.
In this learning activity you'll quiz yourself about Greenland by answering questions about the people, the land, and the economy.
The Amazon Rain Forest
Learners read about the world's largest rain forest. A map is provided.
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.
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.
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.
International Time Zones
Students read about the 24 time zones and make conversions.
The Black Sea
Students view a map of the countries that surround the Black Sea and test their knowledge in an interactive exercise.
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.
In this learning activity you'll locate the countries of Central America on a map.