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Geography Bee

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Subjects

  • Social Sciences

Grades

  • 3-5
  • 6-8
  • 9-12
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Brief Description

Hold a classroom geography bee!

Objectives

Students demonstrate knowledge of geography in a "bee" game format.

Keywords

geography, bee

Materials Needed[shopmaterials]

Teacher-developed geography questions, such as those found on the GeoBee Challenge page of the National Geographic Bee Web site

Lesson Plan

  • Before the lesson, prepare geography questions from texts, teacher-selected materials, or the site noted in the Materials section.
  • Review with students the format for a spelling bee. Tell students that they are going to use a similar format with geography questions.
  • Arrange the class into teams, or pose questions to students one by one. Keep track of the correct answers.

Assessment

Evaluate students' answers to the questions.

Lesson Plan Source

Education World

Submitted By

Lois Lewis

National Standards

Social Sciences:
NSS-G.K-12.1
NSS-G.K-12.2


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