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Grades 3-5 Geography: World Geography

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Take your children on a fascinating virtual tour of our incredible plaent!  In this fun and interactive unit study, designed to meet and exceed state and national standards, your children will explore world geography with a special emphasis on geo-literacy skills.   With over 60 activities and 20 hands-on projects, your children will be fascinated from beginning to end. Each chapter includes a variety of activities, including interactive websites, hands-on projects, map work, readings, worksheets, charts, games, and much more to make learning geography fun and relevant!

This unit study is part of our geography core curriculum series for grades 3-5. The time needed to complete this unit study will vary for each child, but it is intended as a year long study with an average of 3-4 hours per week.

Take a peek inside:

The importance of geo-literacy

How to read different types of maps

National boundaries and capitals

Major rivers of the world

Major lakes of the world

Major deserts of the world

Continental landscapes

The human impact on river ecosystems

Human migration and geography

Using an atlas

Measuring straight-line distances with bar scales

Historical explorations of Antarctica

Topographic maps

Political borders

Longitude, latitude and coordinates

Geographic information systems

Time zones

The Gulf Stream

And much more!

All activities in this unit study are presented in an easy to follow format with an active and updated web link. Click on the link and the best resources on the World Wide Web appear for your children. But this unit study is not just a collection of web sites to read! It is much more than that! The links bring the world to your children by providing streaming videos, interactive web sites, educational games, audio files, and more. At Intellego Unit Studies, we believe in the varied learning styles and multiple intelligences of every child. That's why all of our unit studies include reading and writing activities, videos, art, comparisons, drawing and painting, discussions, hands-on activities, art projects, full-color high resolution graphics, printable activity pages, and more!

Target ages: 9-11

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Physical Science (Physics and Chemistry)
Life Science (Biology)
Earth and Space Science
Civics
Economics
Geography
World History
American History

We offer them as single units to allow parents to try one before committing to the entire series. In addition, purchasing them one at a time, as you need them, allows you the flexibility to select the units of interest to your children.

There are three age/grade levels:
K-2; 3-5; and 6-8

Each age/grade level spans three academic years and offers 27 individual titles. Each individual title is expected to take one month to complete. Therefore, during each academic year, you select the nine individual titles best suited to your child's educational needs and interests!

The Core Curriculum Series titles are inspired by national and state standards as well as The Core Knowledge Series by E.D. Hirsch, Jr. The Core Curriculum Series is currently in development, with most titles now available.

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At Intellego Unit Studies, our mission is to provide comprehensive, rigorous and multisensory curriculum that is easy on the parent and engaging for the child. We take our mission very seriously and adhere to the highest standards in curriculum design, innovation, and customer service. We stand behind our products and exceptional customer service is our goal. We utilize a continuous improvement model to monitor, verify and update all web links within our curriculum.

 
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File Last Updated:
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This title was added to our catalog on September 09, 2014.