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World Geography Club

worldWhy is Geography important?

 Geography helps us learn about the world. It is importnat to know about the world and the various cultures.

 Dates: First and fourth Monday of each month

November 5, November 26, December 3, January 7, January 28, February 4, February 25, March 4, March 25

April 1, April 29, May 6

Location:  Grimmer Computer Lab Room 25

Time: 4:30- 5:30 pm

Items to bring: Notebook and pencils

Charges: Free

 What will  be covered:

1.   The club will follow National Council for Geographic Education Curriculum

2.   The club will include mock bees, interactive games, and students will learn about different countries in the class.

3.   The club will help the students master mental maps from around the world using mnemonics and games.

4.   The club will use Google Cardboard as well as Google Earth to learn about the world.

5.   The students will create posters about different countries and cultures and present to their classmates

Contact:

Kushal Chattopadhyay

kushalc2875@gmail.com

 
Presentation on December 7-  https://goo.gl/lJZHnm
 
Assignment due on January 11 -  Create a poster of any US state with the following information and bring back on January 11:

 

  • Your Name
  • State Name and Location on Map
  • Flag and its Symbolism
  • Capital
  • State Nickname, Flower, Animal, etc.
  • Major landmarks or places to see 
  • 3 Interesting Facts about the state
 http://online.seterra.com/en/vgp/3015 
 
 
 
February Homework: Find 5 facts of European country of your choice 

March Link: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1MB0oc_WO_QHrb6hpG1ySFVlDeXrM6-vWtQNTL4ZMNXA/edit?usp=drive_web

March Homework:  Finish Africa Worksheet