Antarctica

Antarctica covers about 14 million square miles surrounding the south pole of the earth.  Because of its distance from the …

US Postal Codes

Postal codes, or postal abbreviations, are short hand ways to write the names of states when addressing letters.  But they …

Topographic Maps

We have been learning about elevation and topographic maps and I could tell the kids weren’t quite grasping the idea …

Ocean Currents

The ocean is never still.  Ocean currents are constantly moving and churning the waters.  There are surface currents and deep currents …

The Ocean Floor

The ocean floor is covered with mountains, valleys, plains, and other features similar to the land surfaces of earth.  The …

The Compass Rose

Don’t forget about cardinal directions when teaching your kids geography.  They should learn about the compass rose in 1st grade …