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Geography: Continents Discuss this eTheme.

Develop map skills by learning about the seven continents of the world. Includes interactive quizzes to test basic geography knowledge of the continents. There are links to eThemes Resources on Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Australia, South America, and Oceans. Includes an eThemes resource on continents and oceans for younger students.

Grades

  • 3,
  • 4,
  • 5,
  • 6,
  • 7

Links

Use the GeoGames to time yourself while placing continents correctly on an ocean-covered Earth. Then add countries and cities.
Use this site to create maps with various themes and tools to customize your map.
Use this site for an array of maps of the continents. The interactive Atlas puzzles provide a challenge to students to learn about each continent.
Drag the falling maps of countries into place as fast as you can. Games are available for each continent. NOTE: This site contains advertising.
This site explains what a continent is. Find out how many continents are there in the world and where the word continents came from. NOTE: This site includes ads.
This site provides different types of outline maps that can be printed and used in classroom.
Take a challenging "geography quiz." The site also provides free "map clip art" and "map outlines." "Continents" has information about state sizes and population. NOTE: This site includes ads.
Learn how continents have changed overtime and how that change is measured. NOTE: This site includes sponsored ads.
Find out the climate in each region of the world. NOTE: This site includes ads.
This ThinkQuest teaches about the climate, people, and animals in Antarctica.
Click on a country to learn more about it. See photographs and learn about the different countries in Europe. NOTE: This site includes ads.
Click on the continent to see the countries that are part of it. NOTE: This site includes ads and links to social networking sites.
Test your knowledge of geography of the United States and areas around the world. Click on "Kids Place" for related textbook supplements.
Learn about continent geography through interactive games. You can select level of difficulty. NOTE: This site includes ads.
Print out this sheet and have students labeled the continents based on their descriptions. NOTE: This site includes ad.
Print out this sheet and have students answered the questions. NOTE: This site includes ad.
This interactive game has you point out different continents and oceans on a map.
Pick a continent and take a geography quiz. You can also choose the difficulty level.
Learn about the geography and culture of Africa and African countries. Includes information on popular national parks and wildlife reserves. eThemes Resources on grassland habitats and East African culture are linked.
Learn about life in Antarctica including the climate, explorers, animals, geographic features, and current scientific expeditions. Take a virtual tour of this cold continent and view 360-degree images.
Learn about the continent of Asia and its many countries. There are maps, country flags, photographs, and facts about Asian culture. Includes recipes for Asian dishes and instructions for craft activities. There are links to eThemes Resources on Japan, China, Taiwan, Korea, Iraq, and Pakistan.
These sites have information about Australia, including its animals, geography, climate, and history. Includes photographs, maps, quizzes, and games, plus a virtual tour of the Sydney Opera House and a live Webcam that you can control. Also includes a link to eThemes Resources on koalas and the Olympics.
These sites focus on South America and its history, geography, culture, government, food, and indigenous people.
All about the oceans and seas of the world. Habitat, environment, animals, tides, currents, temperatures, depths, etc. Also explores careers in oceanography.
Here are websites about the Earth's seven continents and four oceans. There are maps, printouts, games, and quizzes to help younger students learn elementary world geography and map skills. Included are two related eThemes resources with more in depth information on continents and oceans.

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