What's Going on in Social Studies?
Current Topic: Government
Upcoming Summative: January 19th
The GEO BEE is happening!
Here's how you can study...
A simple google search will also turn up some good study tools and tips.
ü The questions will be related to these topics:
—general U.S. and world geography (such as locations, capitals, major
cities/rivers/mountain ranges, national parks, population, cultural geography
such as languages, religions, currencies, key products, superlatives—highest
mountain range, longest river, etc.);
—physical U.S. and world geography (such as climate, major land forms, map
geographical terms, economic, political, historical geography and more.
ü Useful tools for studying:
1) Maps (esp. blank outline maps)
4) Books such as almanacs, geographical dictionaries, geography fact books
The National Geographic website has a “Study Corner”
with tips for studying for the Bee, and includes daily geography quizzes: www.nationalgeographic.com/geobee/study-corner
Common terms related to geography: http://www.enchantedlearning.com/geography/glossary/
Know principal languages, currencies,
religions, and former country names: https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/