Lesson Activities & Curriculum Standards

Curriculum based assignments, and answer keys specifically for Real World Globes

    Featured Lessons -- Downloadable Posters and Classroom Activities

    Climate: Where There's Smoke There's Fire

    Earthquakes: Lesson Plans for Earth and Ocean Sciences

    Seafloor Magnetic Anomaly Globe - Plate Boundaries Areas and Lengths -- Watch the Video
    Age Distribution of Tectonic Plates -- Watch the Video

    Curriculum Standards

    Math & Science: Exploring the Ancient World of Pangaea
    Math & Science: Exploring Deep-Ocean Water Masses
    Math & Science: Investigating Surface Currents Around the Globe

    Lesson Activities

    Real World Globes Lesson Booklet
    GCR & Joe RoubalIcosahedron Globe Ornament

    Oceans, Climate and Atmosphere Lesson Activities

    Thermohaline & Surface Circulation from Old Dominion University
    El Niño and La Niña by Charles Dichiera

    Galilean Satellites Lesson Activities & Answer Keys

  • Galilean Moons Overview - Worksheets by Michael Carroll
  • Worksheets
  • Callisto Worksheet
  • Europa Worksheet
  • Ganymede Worksheet
  • Io Worksheet
  • Answer keys
  • Callisto Answer Key
  • Europa Answer Key
  • Ganymede Answer Key
  • Io Answer Key

  • mapparium
    Download Mapparium Poster


    Exploring the Ancient World of Pangaea
    Exploring the Ancient World of Pangaea Answer Key
    Wegener's Puzzling Continents

    Planet Mars TopoGlobe

    The Global Topography of Mars and Implications for Surface Evolution
    Possible Ancient Oceans on Mars
    Ancient Geodynamics and Global-Scale Hydrology on Mars

    Mars Albedo

    Hubble Captures A Full Rotation of Mars
    Mars Albedo Map by Hernandez and Troiani

    Canals of Mars

    Newspaper article from 1964, "Life Beyond Our Planet"


    Interactive 3D Globe by Weeraratne, D. S.
    Activity One: Radiocarbon by Ryan H. Glaubke
    Activity One: Radiocarbon Answer Key

    Planet Venus

    Resources for learning about the geology of Venus
    Selected Readings in Venus Geology and Geophysics by Susan B. Yewell, 1993

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    The scientific task is to explain with a strong visual impact the relationships between the ancient supercontinent called Pangaea.

    Structural Geology

    Real World Globes can be used to study of the three-dimensional distribution of rock units with respect to their deformational histories.

    Real World Globe Overlays

    When used with Real World Globes' Spherical Ruler, these overlays can help enhance the educational experience in the classroom.