The Five Largest Deserts of the World
By Virginia Kirsch
In this learning activity you'll explore the five largest deserts of the world.
The Amazon Rain Forest
Learners read about the world's largest rain forest. A map is provided.
Learners view maps of Australia and New Zealand and locate the territories and states of these countries in an interactive exercise.
In this learning activity you'll quiz yourself about Greenland by answering questions about the people, the land, and the economy.
The Five Largest Rivers of Africa (Screencast)
In this screencast, we will identify the five largest rivers of Africa.
Identifying Landmarks on a Street Map
By Barbara Laedtke
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.
In this learning activity you'll locate the countries of Central America on a map.
Countries of the Middle East
Students locate the countries of the Middle East on a map in this interactive exercise.
In this learning activity you'll explore Russia's Lake Baikal, the largest lake in the world.
Where Is Afghanistan?
Students read about Afghanistan and view maps. They also answer questions about the country and its neighbors.
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.
Students read about the continent of Antarctica and view maps. A short quiz completes the activity.
The Middle East
Students locate the countries of Turkey, Syria, Lebanon, Israel, and Jordan on a map in this interactive learning object.
South Asia - The Asian Subcontinent (Screencast)
Students identify and locate the seven countries on the Asian Subcontinent.