Subjects & Disciplines
- English Language Arts
- World history
- research an example of a cultural feature that has impacted a country border
- consider how cultural features can affect country borders
- develop generalizations about the impacts of cultural features on borders
- Cooperative learning
21st Century Student Outcomes
- Information, Media, and Technology Skills
- Learning and Innovation Skills
Critical Thinking Skills
- Geographic Skills
Connections to National Standards, Principles, and Practices
What You’ll Need
The resources are also available at the top of the page.
- Internet Access: Required
- Internet access: Required
- Tech Setup: 1 computer per small group, Projector
- Large-group instruction
- Small-group instruction
This can be a short research project, or it can be more involved and cover several days.
Recommended Prior Lessons
natural or artificial line separating two pieces of land.
a disagreement or fight, usually over ideas or procedures.
geographic territory with a distinct name, flag, population, boundaries, and government.
learned behavior of people, including their languages, belief systems, social structures, institutions, and material goods.
people sharing genetic characteristics, culture, language, religion or history.
identity in a group sharing genetic characteristics, culture, language, religion, or history.
association of European nations promoting free trade, ease of transportation, and cultural and political links.
the movement of people from one place to another.
set of sounds, gestures, or symbols that allows people to communicate.
person who moves from place to place, without a fixed home.
total number of people or organisms in a particular area.
any area on Earth with one or more common characteristics. Regions are the basic units of geography.
a system of spiritual or supernatural belief.