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In this lesson, students explore the roles of oil and water in the Middle East, especially in Iraq. They use maps to look at the distribution of oil in the Middle East and discuss what it means for the different countries in the region. They also examine how water has influenced the region historically and politically (for example, how Iraq's access to water is limited to one small part of its border). ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Lesson plan
Subject: Climatology, Environmental science, Human geography
 
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This website is part of National Geographic's Xpeditions Hall and includes lesson plans and activities related to the topic of population statistics. It covers overpopulation problems, U.S. problems with population, how to interpret population statistics, and issues in India and China. These lesson plans were written by educators and have been tested in the classroom. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Lesson plan, Map, Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Environmental science, Human geography
 
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This is the homepage of the Population Reference Bureau, an organization dedicated to providing information about worldwide population, health, and environment. Materials available here include information on U.S. and international population trends and their implications. There are articles, data sheets, reports, and world statistics on topics such as education, employment, fertility, poverty, race, ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), General public
Resource type: Lesson plan, Map, Visualization - scientific, Report, In-situ dataset
Subject: Environmental science, Human geography
 
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This lesson plan is part of the discoveryschool.com lesson plan library for grades 9-12. This lesson focuses on desert ecology, geography, and development, with an emphasis on desertification and what can be done to prevent it. It includes objectives, materials, procedures, discussion questions, evaluation ideas, performing extensions, suggested readings, and vocabulary. There are videos available ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Ecology, Human geography
 
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In this lesson, students will investigate the origin of the first humans in the Americas, especially when they arrived, where they came from, and how they migrated. As they proceed, the students should be able to describe alternative theories for how the first humans came to the Americas and explain the evidence that supports or contradicts these theories; explain how exploration of a submerged portion ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Lesson plan
Subject: Human geography, Paleontology, Physical oceanography
 
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In this lesson, the first in a set of lessons exploring migration, genetic markers, markers in context, and the Genographic Project (a five-year study of human origins and migration based on genetic markers), students will explore the concept of migration from a historical perspective. As a means of creating a personal connection, students will first explore a modern migration of people with their ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Human geography
 
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This module provides a brief introduction to the physical features and processes of the Arctic region and the significant factors that influence them, which include: the climate, including very low winter temperatures, relatively high summer temperatures, and the subsequent freeze-thaw cycle; the long-term glaciation cycle; and the presence or absence of water and the dynamics and influence thereof, ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Module / Unit
Subject: Climatology, Cryology, Physical geography
 
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In this lesson, the third in a set of lessons exploring migration, genetic markers, markers in context, and the Genographic Project (a five-year study of human origins and migration based on genetic markers), students will examine other markers of human migration, uncovered by such fields as archaeology, paleontology, cultural anthropology, linguistics, and history. Students will begin by conducting ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Human geography
 
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Mission Geography uses existing NASA data and images where possible to engage students in active, hands-on inquiry, modeling the scientific method and developing students' understanding of environment-society relations and earth science. This module includes three investigations dealing with agricultural systems and related environmental problems and opportunities, including their capacities for sustaining ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Module / Unit
Subject: Agricultural science, Environmental science, Policy issues, Technology
 
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In this lesson, the second in a set of lessons exploring migration, genetic markers, markers in context, and the Genographic Project (a five-year study of human origins and migration based on genetic markers), students will review background information about the basics of DNA and chromosomal structure. They will then explore the Genographic Project and the work of lead scientist Dr. Spencer Wells. ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Human geography
 
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