Welcome to Newsletter 35!
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In our newsletter you will be introduced to a STEM topic and find a related-activity to work on during the week (please share your results with us!), as well as extensions to additional learning or games related to the field. In addition, you will find a Northeastern connection – something Northeastern is doing related to that field. This week’s topic: Human Geography. For a list of prior blog posts, see the blog index.
- National Geographic – Human Geography
In this article, National Geographic discusses all about Geography. In their section about Human Geography, they focus on defining what human geography is and what human geographers do. They also delve deeper into the other types of geography and how it differs from one another. Learn more about Human Geography and other types of Geography with National Geographic.
- World Geography Games
Quiz your knowledge of geography on World Geography Games. From world capitals to the different oceans to different mountains, there’s a multitude of quizzes that you can choose from that tests your ability to identify and recall your geographical information. See how many you can get right on World Geography Games.
Web Resources for K-12 Students and Parents
In addition to the resource highlight above, which is tied directly to the Newsletter topic, we will also highlight two new web resources each week.
- Legends of Learning
Legends of Learning is a fun site to visit for math and science games for elementary and middle school students. These games align with the national science and math standards. It is a great way to get students to learn in a fun and interactive way.
- Engineering for Change
Engineering for Change is an organization that is dedicated to better communities through engineering. This website further delves into how engineering can be applied to improve the lives of others and the community that surrounds them.