On a world map mark ten places associated with these fun facts. Printable page included.
geography, world, facts, map, outline map
This activity requires that students have access to the Internet or to plenty of maps, sets of encyclopedia, and other geography resources. Students might work on this activity on their own or in pairs.
Provide students with a copy of the Map a World of Facts printable page. You might print out the page for each student or student pair or you might save paper by projecting the image of the page on a screen. You can do that by
Challenge students to pinpoint on their world maps the locations associated with each of the ten facts presented on the Map a World of Facts printable page.
Check students' maps for accuracy.
SOCIAL SCIENCES: Geography
GRADES K - 12
NSS-G.K-12.1 The World in Spatial Terms
NSS-G.K-12.2 Places and Regions
NSS-G.K-12.3 Physical Systems
NSS-G.K-12.4 Human Systems
NSS-G.K-12.5 Environment and Society
NSS-G.K-12.6 Uses of Geography
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