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Geography Bee 7: Australia/Oceana Ecosystem, Location, Movement-Let's Kahoot It!

Miss Mollie Geography & Social Studies Writing
Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(133)
This geo bee (#7) offers a fast-moving introduction/review on location, human geography and iconic ecosystems specific to Australia and Oceana, followed by a game style Kahoot. Middle School Standards & Trivia Fun. Small classes.

Class experience

US Grade 5 - 8
Students will demonstrate mastery of up to 31  concepts related to  "Geography Bee 7: Australia/Oceana Ecosystem, Location, Movement-Let's Kahoot It!"  by practicing for meaning, reviewing, completing a Kahoot game quiz and then reviewing errors.  These concepts are embedded in middle school geography learning standards.  Students will demonstrate thinking skills:  chronology, statistical analysis and source analysis.
National Geography Standards Addressed
4	The physical and human characteristics of places	Places and Regions
5	That people create regions to interpret Earth's complexity	Places and Regions
9	The characteristics, distribution, and migration of human populations on Earth's surface	Human Systems
11	The patterns and networks of economic interdependence on Earth's surface	Human Systems
13	How the forces of cooperation and conflict among people influence the division and control of Earth's surface	Human Systems
15	How physical systems affect human systems	Environment and Society
18	How to apply geography to interpret the present and plan for the future.	The Uses of Geography
Teacher qualifications:  I am certified as a Social Studies Teacher in my state, and have taught Social Studies (including World Geography) for over 18 years.  My classes have had lots of fun and engagement with Kahoot Challenges and other techniques for bringing fun to the classroom while building student skills.  Highlights of Education:  B.A. History, Master's Degree Public Policy, 30 credits beyond Master's including Education, Geography, History and English Language Arts.  Teaching Certificate:  Social Studies, History, English Language Arts, Special Education Endorsement
Homework Offered
Optional. Students are encouraged to review the provided handouts before class. Student can also practice location with the online interactive games cited on the handout. These activities will improve the depth of their learning and also give them a competitive edge in the Kahoot challenge.
0 - 1 hours per week outside of class
Assessments Offered
The Kahoot game quiz results will show student mastery of geography concepts and terms. Follow up discussion from the final class review will supplement those results. Mark ups and marginal notes on the handout of terms and ideas, plus online map practice (screen shot) & the certificate of achievement can serve as artifacts for a student portfolio
Grades Offered
 1 file available upon enrollment
Handout will be provided (for student review and reference): Handout #1: List of terms , concepts and definitions on Australia and Oceana countries that may be covered in Kahoot (plus links to resources)
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses Kahoot.
Map Resources:  CIA World Factbook  https://www.cia.gov/the-world-factbook/static/aa3b3c94d8146ccc6b2affc23a2e23be/asia-political.pdf 
Other map resources and practice interactive games:  see handout
Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(133)
I am  thrilled to be a teacher, helping my  students become independent, self confident learners. Thanks to my childhood experience in  the lap of Mother Nature,   I know that our students need self confidence. When I needed to navigate a small... 
Group Class


per class
Meets once
50 min

Completed by 9 learners
Live video meetings
Ages: 10-14
1-6 learners per class

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