Students will use the information they gathered
from the explore lesson, Who Am I?, to devise a field trip
to their country. The students will explain through a museum
walk how the people of their country have adapted to the
physical features of their country in order to live in content
or simply to survive. Because of the size and diversity in
physical features of some of these countries, students can
focus on one area. Students will become familiar with the
physical and cultural features of the target countries by
participating in the museum walk.
Students will be able to:
1. Identify the capitals of the target countries.
2. Locate the target countries on a world map.
3. Describe one major issue facing the inhabitants of each of the target
National Geography Standard
All students should:
NSS-G.K-12.1 THE WORLD IN SPATIAL TERMS
how to use maps and other geographic representations,
tools, and technologies to acquire, process, and
report information from a spatial perspective.
PLACES AND REGIONS
the physical and human characteristics of places.
following materials will be needed: poster boards or large
size construction paper (for wall maps), colored construction
paper, markers, colored pencils, old magazines, glue sticks
and scissors (for brochures). The teacher will also need
to prepare student passports for the museum walk (see Appendix
B). A desk world map for each student will also be needed
for the museum walk.
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