Study Tips #1

Here are some tips and techniques to help you prepare for the GeoBee.

–Start with a world map, globe, and atlas and become very familiar with the continents, countries, states and provinces, islands, and major physical features of our planet.

–Use Outline Maps of the world and continents to test yourself on this information. Knowing the relative location of countries, islands, major water bodies, and major physical features is very important for the Bee. Be sure to also have a good understanding of where the major lines of latitude and longitude lie. This site offers many: http://www.eduplace.com/ss/maps/

–Take as many practice quizzes as possible. National Geographic offers a daily GeoBee Quiz online. Be sure to use an atlas to look up or understand the questions that you’ve missed.

–Prepare flash cards or use some other technique to memorize the capitals of the countries of the world and the capitals of the fifty United States.
http://www.kidsgeo.com/geography-games/world-capital-catch-game.php
http://www.sporcle.com/games/g/worldcapitals
http://www.factmonster.com/ipka/A0855603.html

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