Ch 5: Polar Geography Lesson Plans

About This Chapter

These handy, helpful resources on polar geography can become an important tool in your geography toolbox. Brief, interesting lessons and short quizzes make them useful for classwork, homework, remedial instruction or exam prep.

Polar Geography Lesson Plans - Chapter Summary

Add these kid-friendly lessons and related materials to your geography program as a way to help your students learn about the Earth's polar areas. You will find lesson plan outlines and accompanying lessons on Antarctic geography, weather and wildlife. There are also games and fun activities on the Arctic. These lessons are short, making them ideal for young students. Engagingly written and well-presented, the lessons will keep your students interested while the activities and games make learning fun and easy. You can use these resources to design:

  • Class lessons on the geography of Antarctica
  • Homework on Antarctica, its weather and facts
  • Lessons on animals found in Antarctica
  • Activities and games on the North Pole and Arctic region

How It Helps

  • Curriculum standards: Helps you to be sure that your lessons on polar geography are in accordance with required educational standards
  • Activities and games: Offers interesting and fun activities and games that can help you teach your students about the Arctic
  • Homework or classwork suggestions: Provides ideas for assignments on polar geography that your students can complete in class or at home

How It Works

This helpful resource offers teachers lesson plan outlines with relevant tools to make planning lessons on polar geography easy.

  • Find lesson plans for specific topics you want to cover in your class on polar geography.
  • Formulate your class outline on polar geography using the suggested classroom tools offered in the lesson plans.
  • Share the related lessons for each polar geography lesson plan with students in class to make learning fun and engaging.
  • Use related lesson quizzes to ensure your students understand the most important concepts from these lessons on polar geography.
  • Engage your students with relevant discussion questions or other materials related to polar geography found in the lesson plan outline.

9 Lessons in Chapter 5: Polar Geography Lesson Plans
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Geography of Antarctica Lesson Plan

1. Geography of Antarctica Lesson Plan

Educate your students about the geography of Antarctica with this lesson plan. Students will review a text lesson, take a follow-up quiz and participate in activities that will reinforce main concepts.

Physical Geography of Antarctica

2. Physical Geography of Antarctica

This lesson explores the fascinating physical geography of Antarctica. You'll learn about all its ice, mountains, seas, and lakes. Yes, lakes in Antarctica!

Antarctica Lesson Plan for Elementary School

3. Antarctica Lesson Plan for Elementary School

Where is Antarctica and what types of animals live there? This lesson plan uses two informative text lessons to explain key facts about Antarctica to students. An activity asks students to create a mini model of Antarctica.

Antarctica Lesson for Kids: Facts & Weather

4. Antarctica Lesson for Kids: Facts & Weather

Where would you like to go on vacation? Hawaii? Alaska? How about Antarctica? Yes, it's cold there, but in this lesson you will learn about some of the things that make Antarctica amazing and unique.

Animals of Antarctica Facts: Lesson for Kids

5. Animals of Antarctica Facts: Lesson for Kids

Antarctica is the fifth largest continent in the world, but most human beings steer clear of the below freezing temperatures! However, there are many animals that love living in this chilly place. Learn about the different species that can be found at the South Pole!

North Pole Activities & Games

6. North Pole Activities & Games

Students may think of the North Pole and immediately think of Santa. However, teaching students about the North Pole can be an opportunity to engage students in science and history.

Arctic Activities & Games

7. Arctic Activities & Games

The Arctic is a harsh climate that would appear very dull on the surface. However, it is a rich landscape of changing seasons, wildlife, and cultures that can be used to teach science, literature, and even sports.

Aurora Borealis Project Ideas

8. Aurora Borealis Project Ideas

The aurora borealis is fascinating and wondrous. These project ideas can help you incorporate the aurora borealis into your classroom in several creative and distinct ways.

Aurora Borealis Activities

9. Aurora Borealis Activities

Use these Aurora Borealis activities to engage students in the exploration of related vocabulary and artistic representations of the beauty of this natural phenomenon. These activities can be utilized with any grade level, with slight variations.

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