Geography of the USA 50 States is entertaining for students that discover through interactive lessons.
Knowing the geography and regions of your own country is the basis of understanding the subcultures and history of your country. In the course of history the country of the United States has not been around very long especially in the size it is now - less than 100 years. Many people living in American today remember when Hawaii and Alaska became states.
Geography is not just the maps of an area (althought that is a big part). There is the geography of language, culture, history, food, holidays and lots more. Students with a good sense of geography can understand current events better and be more culturally sensitive to other people.
Here is a list of resourses to aide students in learning more about the good old (maybe not too old) USofA!
US Geography Videos
This video has a guy that actually draws the map while you watch. He is awesome. Please there is a song to memeber the states and something to remember them for.
This website uses the Montessori Method of matching states in their regions.
US Geography Games
Passport Culture is a trivia game where players travel the globe answering world grography questions.
Flag Flenzy! Learn the flags of major conuntires in a matching game.
US Geography Activities
A state scavenger hunt get students moving and thinking.
A resource that has got tons of crafty ideas.