A geography lesson plan from Discovery Education.com for grades K-5.
Global Trek - Scholastic
"Scholastic's Global Trek is a way for students to travel to countries around the world without ever having to leave their classroom. Grades 4--8
Kids Konnect.com - Kuwait
Webpages created by a retired teacher to help kid safely learn on the internet about Kuwait.
RainbowKids.com. Learning is an adventure, and learning about other people, places, foods and festivals are fascinating ways to get to know the world and the people we share it with.
The World Factbook
From the Central Intelligence Agency
Cultural, historical and statistical country information.
A comprehensive educational directory and homework helper that provides a wide variety of resources on Hungary.
World atlas has flags of all countries, states and territories as well as a list of continents, countries, dependencies, islands, territories, lakes, rivers, seas, oceans, mountains, and the highest, lowest, biggest, smallest, tallest, deepest, oldest, youngest, richest, poorest places on the planet. Free maps test are available for teachers and if you are looking for an outline map that isn't listed, you can email them and they will send it to you by email. They offer a daily geography quiz (with a cash prize) which starts with one question and additional clues are added each day until someone wins. Once there is a winner a new quiz is posted the next day.
The Greatest Places
The Greatest Places is a large-format film playing worldwide. Amazon, Greenland, Iguazu , Madagascar, Namib, Okavango and Tibet. This website is intended to extend inspiration and education about the geographically diverse regions and cultures related to the film.
Welcome to Kids World, brought to you by the Peace Corps. Join our pal, Traveler, as she explores the globe and learns about making a difference. Come on in to the home of adventure and service -- Peace Corps Kids World!
Breaking Down the Walls
Accepting and understanding other cultures is something that everyone needs to learn. Famous Heroes from other countries. Created by a group of fourth and fifth grade students from Roosevelt School in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin and entered into the ThinkQuest USA contest. April, 2002. Have fun!
The Earth Calendar is a daybook of holidays and celebrations around the world. You can search for holidays by country, date, or religion, or simply click on Today to see who is celebrating a holiday today. Great for unit studies and country/culture studies! This is really cool resource!!!
Peace Corps World Wise School
Classroom resources based on Peace Corps Volunteer experiences.
Guide in Budapest
Facts and Pictures of Hungary
Costa Rica Unit
This unit is a classroom study of Costa Rica that reflects the goals of international month. I chose Costa Rica for its unique cultural diversity and natural beauty that the country is known for. My main goal, as well as the school's, is to help students realize and appreciate the diversity that is among them in the world. Each lesson is designed to give students a comprehensive overview of the country. Lessons are designed to actually place students in the culture of Costa Rica. At the conclusion of the unit, students will have experienced another culture and will have learned to appreciate the diversity in cultures among ourselves. 4th Grade
Ancient Greek Olympics Mini Unit study
Mr Donn's lesson plans and activities about the original Olympics for kids & teachers.
Webpages created by a retired teacher to help kid safely learn on the internet