Travel to Learn US Geography

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Finish Well Homeschool Podcast, Podcast #185, Travel To Learn US Geography, with Meredith Curtis on the Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network

Travel to Learn US Geography

In “Travel to Learn US Geography,” Episode, #185, Meredith Curtis shares ways to teach US geography as if you were on a road trip through each US state and territory highlighting natural wonders, historic landmarks, and interesting people and places. Learn to use mapping, road mapping,  sightseeing, drone videos, cooking, baking, and research to discover our beautiful country. Grab your road map, pack your suitcase, and don’t forget your camera—we’ll see lots of beautiful places! Traveling, even from your family room, is a great way to learn geography the fun way!

 

 

 


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Show Notes

Hi! I love to travel. If only I could pack up the minivan and travel from state to state for a year or two.

Country Overview

  • How USA grew
  • Regions: Landforms, Climate
  • Farming

Road Trip & Packing

  • If we were going.
  • Why it’s their favorite class.

Regional Overview

  • Maps – colorful and fun
  • Mapping
  • Food, culture, music, landmarks, natural wonders, rivers, lakes

Take a Tour

  • State Description
  • Places to See
  • Food, crops, resources, fun things to do

Research

  • Statehood, flower, bird, fun facts
  • Copy flag – make it beautiful

Road Mapping

  • Lost skill with GPS
  • Where roads go and how they meander
  • g. Interstate highways (S to N even) (W to E odd)

Cooking & Baking

  • I dish or meal from each region
  • Kids LOVE this!

In Class Online

US Geography course at True North Homeschool Academy

Use God Bless the USA Exploring States & Territories

God Bless the USA State Capitals & Abbreviations

Travel God's World God Bless the USA Exploring States & Territories by Meredith Curtis at Powerline Productions God Bless the USA State Capitals & Abbreviations by Meredith Curtis at Powerline Productions, Inc.
  • Videos (esp Drone, travel, adventure)
  • Games
  • Questions: “What do you notice about this state flag (seal, capitol, coin, stamp)
  • Photo of Map Shape: “Give me the capital and abbreviation)

US Geography Online Class

Jr High US Geography

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US Geography Resources

Travel God's World God Bless the USA Exploring States & Territories by Meredith Curtis at Powerline Productions Travel God's World God Bless the USA Cookbook by Meredith Curtis and Laura Nolette at Powerline Productions God Bless the USA State Capitals & Abbreviations by Meredith Curtis at Powerline Productions, Inc. Travel God's World God Bless the USA State Flags & Seals by Meredith Curtis at Powerline Productions
Travel God's World God Bless the USA State Stamps & Coins by Meredith Curtis at Powerline Productions Travel God's World God Bless the USA State Sorting Mats by Meredith Curtis at Powerline Productions National Parks Fact Cards by Meredith Curtis Travel God's World God Bless the USA National Parks Memory Game by Meredith Curtis at Powerline Productions

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World History of the 20th Century for High School with Meredith Curtis at True North Homeschool Academy 8th Grade Math and PreAlgebra with Leanne Benjamin at True North Homeschool Academy Algebra I with Leanne Benjamin at True North Homeschool Academy Algebra 2 with Leanne Benjamin at True North Homeschool Academy

 


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