Ideas for Geography Awareness Week: Resources for Grades K-12

This November 10-16, celebrate the wonder of the world and bring Geography Awareness Week to the forefront of your classroom with ideas for lesson plans, activities and events with handy content from our Resource Library. Be sure to tag us in your posts sharing your week with #thatsgeography!


Mapping Storybooks (Grades K-2)

How Scientists Name Things (Grades 3 – 5)

Exploring Early Manhattan Through Art (Grades 6 – 8) 

Genetic Markers: Connecting the Dots (Grades 9 – 12)


Map It! with Young Children (Grades K – 5) 

Prime Meridian (Grades 6 – 12)

Case Study: Big Cats in the Ruaha Landscape (Grades 9 – 12) 


Neighborhood Map (Grades K – 2) 

Babylon (Grades 5 – 8)

Mars (Grades 8 – 12)


There are so many geography images to choose from to share with your class. Visit our Resource Library, filter out the desired grades, choose “photograph” under the content tab, and “geography” under the subject tab to gain access to tons of related photos! 

Happy Geography Awareness Week! 

Feature image by Michael Nichols

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