Games to Make Middle School Geography Fun & Interesting - Education Possible We know students of all ages benefit by adding hands-on learning activities to their geography studies. During the middle school years kids also enjoy exploring fun facts and trivia — games are a fun and effective tool to aid in this type of learning. Games can help students remember important geography information such as locations, flags, capitals, famous landmarks, population, cultural etiquette, and more.
This is a great project for G+T students in fifth and sixth grade. Variations I have done include working individually and letting the students choose anywhere in the world they would like their country to be. The geography and climate of their portion of the earth affects the other aspects, such as history, customs, foods, etc.
Fifty State Word Search http://www.puzzles-to-print.com/printable-word-search/fifty-state-word-search.shtml - This is a challenging word search for anyone. What a great way to memorize all fifty US states. Free for classroom or home use.