Explore Geography and Careers in Geography kit is a digital Story Map of the Department of Geography's Business Card Directory. It includes a downloadable teacher guide.
Local to Global: Geographic Connections This unit has a strong regional focus on Texas and the United States and also includes global extension topics. The content provided within the five geographic modules (Spatial Skills, Physical Systems, Human Systems, Places and Regions, and Environment and Society) includes case studies, state and national standards, embedded media and online resources, lesson planning, and much more.
Global Guesstionnaires These trivia-type Bell Ringers are standards-based and seek to draw students in with interesting information and connect to learning in the classroom.
Maps Outline maps for classroom for various regions of the world.
In this activity, students will analyze text from "We all went on safari." Using this information, students will create maps that depict the physical features and animals that inhabit the region, Tanzania.
Texas Esri GeoInquiries Economy to 1890, Economy 1891 - 1920, Dust Bowl (external)
- The Civil Rights Movement in Texas
- Texas Settlements
- Celebrating Texas' Festivals: Diversity Within Unity
- Exploring the Texas Cattle Trails
NGS Texas Tabletop Map (external)
Unfortunately, we no longer have the Giant Traveling Maps, but we are leaving the supporting resources on the webpage in hopes that it may useful to someone.
G6, G8: Names have meaning and create order. The student will compare place names as a means of investigating immigration patterns.
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