Sumathi Ramjee

Geography is one of the oldest disciplines in the world. Rich contributions from Eratosthenes, Ptolemy, Al-Masudi, Al-Biruni, Ibn Battuta, Ibn Khaldun and later by Carl Ritter, Emanuel Kant (yes the philosopher), Vidal la Blache and many more made it a discipline to investigate and unravel the mysteries. The classroom teaching of geography almost always fails to capture that awe of this wonderful subject.

Manish Chandi writes about our recognizing features of the Earth...because places do have faces after all.

Your students will enjoy reading maps, learning about the continents, places and water bodies on the Earth and finding out more about the states of India with the worksheets given here. The exercises in these application-based worksheets are designed to develop in children research, observation, and thinking skills. They also lead children to explore related topics.

This worksheet is designed to help students understand the difference between a hill and a mountain. The worksheet will also help them integrate learnings of science, maths and other subjects into social science and geography.

Stamps make for interesting lessons in the classroom. The writer shares her experience with using postage stamps with students from Class VII...

Can postage stamps be used in class to teach subjects like geography and general knowledge?  We tried using them in our classroom and the results were encouraging! The children enjoyed the learning process and not only displayed their stamp collections but also designed their own! 

As a Geography teacher one can use various stimulations to assess a student’s understanding of skills and concepts in Geography. The following tools assess the concepts of observation and identification, understanding weather and seasons, making graph, creating symbols and making a legend and map pointing.

This video quiz is an interesting way for the students to learn about the States in India - their history, their geography and other aspects that are unique to them.

This worksheet is designed to help students learn about soil in an innovative manner. It can be used in class to create awareness about soil, the various types of soil and other aspects like soil erosion.

This lesson plan conveys to students the fascinating natural process of mountain formation by combining their knowledge of the structure of the earth and the concept of plate tectonics in as simple a manner as possible.


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