Complete document for all three sessions of Eastern Hemisphere. This is a large file and should be downloaded (right-click on link) and viewed in Adobe Reader.

Session 1: Investigating the Geography of the Eastern Hemisphere

The physical environment influences human activities. In this instructional activity students examine maps of the eastern hemisphere to discover the link between the physical environment and the distribution of cultures.

Key Questions:

  • How did physical geography influence the distribution of cultures within the eastern hemisphere?
  • How does the physical environment link and divide regions?

Note: The following files contain layered pdfs. In order to manipulate map layers, each file must be downloaded to your computer.

Lesson Plan

Lesson with attachments (This is the full lesson with all the following parts included. It is large file and should be downloaded [right-click on link] and viewed in Adobe Reader.)

Lesson without attachments


All attachments

Using Layered Portable Document Files (pdfs)

WHI 10a Resources for Teachers 

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