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Mexico - Here are some ideas for teaching students about Mexico. source

Continents song - Weve Got The Whole Globe in Our Hands

Weve got the whole globe in our hands,
Weve got the whole globe in our hands,
Weve got the whole globe in our hands.

Weve got Europe, ...source

Around the World - Students research a country, and create a project based on one of the seven intelligences. Unit provides lesson ideas, printable research outline, rubric, and multiple intelligences activity list source

CIA World Factbook - Quick alphabetical index of countries. Click on Reference Maps for clear political maps of the world source

Continent Scavenger Hunt - A printable worksheet instructs students to use a map to find various geographical locations source

Continents and Oceans Quiz - A printable worksheet with a world map and questions about the names of the continents and oceans source

Continents Song - A short mnemonic song for teaching the names of the seven continents source

Countries - A collection of printable activity pages for exploring any country. Printables include research outlines, maps, graphic organizers, project directions, and more source

Country Watch - Choose a country from a pull down menu or use a clickable map of regions to get information about a coountry. Find statistical data, historical information, and more source

Flags of All Countries - Quite a few countries are represented. You can click on many of the flags to see a map and learn basic information on the population, government, and economy of each country source

National Anthems of the World - Click on a country to view a map and flag, read information, and hear the national anthem (with printable lyrics) source

Passport to the Eastern Hemisphere - Students use a printable passport and explore a country through research. Intended for seventh graders,but adaptable source

Songs from Around the World - Lyrics to songs from many countries including France, Wales, Israel, Hungary, Italy, Ireland, Germany, Australia, Scotland, England, and Germany. Click on the musical notes to hear the song source

The Continents Game - Students participate in a hands-on, cooperative game to learn about the continents source

The Greatest Places (world geography) - Information about such featured places as diverse as Greenland and Madagascar. Weekly geography question source

The Pacific Rim - Lesson plans with printable handouts about the geography of the Pacific Rim. Topics cover imports and exports, currents, and the Ring of Fire source

The United Nations CyberSchoolBus - Click on Resource Source for facts on 185 different countries. Elementary Planet contains online games for students to try source

World Landmarks I - Printable coloring sheets of world landmarks in India, Japan, Istanbul, Brazil, the United States, England, France, Italy, China, Denmark, and The Netherlands source

World Landmarks II - Print and color landmarks from the United States, Israel, Russia, Germany, Holland, Japan, Italy, Turkey, Australia, and Sweden source

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