Monday, September 8, 2008

Geography Races

It is important to know the locations of nations as you study historical events. The location of nations partially determines their national policies, dictates culture, can cause conflict and lead to wealth or poverty. This assignment will be your introduction to many nations you are not familiar with and where they are located in relation to each other. Through the activity below, your goal is to become as familiar with world's nations as possible.

This is a competition! You will be going against someone else in the class. When both of you finish show your opponent your time and complete your chart.Click on the following links and complete the maps for each link. Simply click "Play" when you are ready to begin.

Puzzle
Continents
North America
Central America
South America
Europe
Africa
Asia
Middle East
World Monuments
World Features

Puzzle ----------- Best Time --------- Name
Continents ----------- 7 sec. ------------ Chelsea G.
North America------- 17 sec.------------- Chelsea G.
Central America------ 21 sec. ------------ Chelsea G.
South America------- 21 sec. ------------- Chelsea G.
Europe--------------- 1 min. 49 sec. ------ Chelsea G.
Africa---------------- 2 min. 44 sec. ------ Chelsea G.
Asia------------------ 1 min. 01 sec. ------ Chelsea G.
Middle East---------- 29 sec. ------------- Ryan B. 
World Monuments ----- No one has completed yet
World Features -------- No one has completed yet

If you can post better times than your classmates you will need proof. Either print out the picture and bring it to class or printscreen (one of the functions of your keyboard) and email the photo to me. Enjoy.

Update 9/12 - Trevor B. Sets Lots of New Records!!!! Way to go Trevor :)
Update 9/17 - Sam K. ties the North America record. Good Job Sam!

Update 9/29 - Chelsea G. BREAKS ALL RECORDS!!!!!!!!!! Awesome Chelsea :)
Update 12/18 - Ryan B. sets new rcord on Middle East Map!

13 comments:

Anonymous said...

hope it's funnnnnnnnnnnnnnnn

Anonymous said...

ti was very fun

Riley said...

Yay! Three of my records are still up there! :)

Chelsea G said...

Mr. Lewis,

I GOT A NEW RECORD!!!!!! I got 9 sec. on the Continents Map! I saved it, and I can do it again if you want??

Chelsea G said...

I got 2 new records!!!

Continents Map: 7 seconds
North America Map: 17 seconds

Chelsea G said...

ANOTHER new record! Lol.


Central America: 23 seconds

Chelsea G said...

i don't mean to brag, but I got another new record!!!

South America: 22 seconds

Chelsea G said...

Mr. Lewis,

I got all new records for the following maps:

Continents: 7 seconds
North America Map: 17 seconds
Central America Map: 23 seconds
South America: 22 seconds
Europe: 2 minutes & 6 seconds
Africa: 2 minutes & 56 seconds

Mr. Lewis said...

Chelsea way to go! Bring in a printout of the map with your time or email me a screen shot. i have to have proof to add your new records.

Chelsea G said...

Mr. Lewis,

Will do!!! See you Wednesday. :)

Lauren said...

hey mr.lewis i beat one of chelsea's records. she got 7 sec. on continets. i got 5. i will bring it into class

Riley said...

Wowzers Chelsea! Great job. :)

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