South Asia - The Asian Subcontinent (Screencast)
By Virginia Kirsch
Students identify and locate the seven countries on the Asian Subcontinent.
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.
In this learning activity you'll locate the countries of Central America 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 read about the history of one of the world's newest nations and test their knowledge with a short quiz.
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.
Reading a Street Map
By Barbara Laedtke
Students identify directions on a street map. A short 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.
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.
Horn of Africa
Students read about the countries that make up the Horn of Africa and locate them on a map.
The Asian Subcontinent
Countries of Southern Africa
Students read about five countries in Southern Africa and locate them 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.
Coastal West and Central Africa
Students read about the countries of West and Central Africa and identify 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.
Recognizing Landforms in North and Central America
Learners read the definitions of geological terms and identify the landforms in various images.
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.
This learning object presents the seven continents and four oceans. Three different world maps are provided.
Students read about the Caspian Sea and use a map to identify the five countries that surround it.
Students read about the continent of Antarctica and view maps. A short quiz completes the activity.
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.
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.