PODCASTS

Thanks to Fred Kunze for this growing set of MAGE educational podcasts. They are indexed according to the Minnesota Academic Standards in History and Social Studies benchmarks, keywords, and grade levels. Check out the Minnesota Academic Standards in History and Social Studies here.

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13, 4, 9, 10, 11, 124.3.4.10.2Agriculture for MNHuman agriculture, farm, rural, MinnesotaBreidenbach, J
23, 4, 7, 83.3.3.8.1; 8.3.2.3.1BoundariesHuman Maps, Cultural GeographyRipken, C
39, 10, 11, 129.3.3.7.1Cultural Diffusion Barriers: Innovators, Laggards, and OthersHuman Cultural, culture, diffusion, cultural, cultural barriers, barriersLanegran, D
47, 8, 9, 10, 11, 129.3.2.3.1; 9.3.1.2.2Five Geographic Themes Illustrated by the Community of WaconiaHuman Physical Maps, Population, Five themes, Waconia, Minnesota, location, site, situation, migrationMelius, M and David Lanegran
57, 8, 9, 10, 11, 128.3.3.6.1; 9.3.3.6.1; 9.3.3.5.5Geographic Classification of Cities by FunctionsGeographic Classification of Cities by FunctionsHuman Population, City, city classification, function, city functions, city rankingLanegran, D
69, 10, 11, 129.3.2.3.1; 9.3.1.2.2Geographic Distance Decay: Deer River ExampleMaps, Cultural Population, Mental Map, mental map, sketch map, distance, distance decay, city, business locationsCarlstrom, M and Kunze, F
7K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 81.3.1.1.2; 2.3.1.1.4; 8.3.1.1.1Geographic Location: Site and SituationGeographic Location: Site and SituationPhysical Maps, Population, Latitude, Longitude, Compass, Mental Map, site, situation, location, city growth, location theoryBreidenbach, J
87, 8, 9, 10, 11, 128.3.1.1.1; 8.3.2.3.1; 8.3.3.5.2GIS Lesson: Kibera, Nairobi Slum
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Human Physical Maps, Cultural Population, Density, Thematic Maps, Geospatial, GIS, Kibera, Google Earth, GIS Lesson, learning stations, Geography questions, population pyramidsNelson, J
9K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 81.3.2.3.1; 2.3.4.9.1; 4.3.4.9.1Human Geography: A brief introductionHuman Cultural Population, human, culture, movement, population, interaction, people,Breidenbach, J
10K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 123.3.3.6.1; 4.3.3.5.1; 8.3.3.5.1Human MigrationHuman Maps, Cultural Population, Density, Thematic Maps, movement, migration, immigration, emigration, population, distributionHertel, J
113, 4, 5, 6, 7, 83.3.1.1.2; 4.3.1.1.1; 8.3.1.1.2Isoline Maps: What are they and how are they created?Isoline Maps: What are they and how are they created?Physical Maps, Sketch Map, Thematic Maps, theme, contour, isoline,Kunze, F
123, 4, 5, 6, 7, 84.3.1.1.2; 6.3.1.1.1; 8.3.1.2.1Longitude and Latitude Review Using Battleship
Battleship Support Materials
Physical Navigation, Maps, Charts, Latitude, Longitude, Mental Map, grid, review game, battleshipKlatt, N
133, 4, 5, 6, 7, 83.3.1.1.2; 4.3.1.1.1; 8.3.1.1.2Map Reading--TODALS: What to look at when you pick up a mapMap Reading--TODALS: What to look at when you pick up a mapMaps, Latitude, Longitude, Compass rose, Legend, Thematic Maps, TODALSLanegran, D
145, 6, 7, 86.3.3.6.1; 8.3.3.6.1Minnesota Wildfires: The Good, the Bad and the UglyHuman Physical forest, conservation, fires, Minnesota, wildfiresPekarek, K
153,41.3.2.3.1; 4.3.4.9.1; 3.3.3.6.1Nunavut, Canada: Compare Nunavut to MinnesotaHuman Physical Maps, Cultural Latitude, Longitude, place, sense of place, CanadaRipken, C
169, 10, 11, 129.3.3.8.1; 9.3.3.8.2Political Geography: NationalismHuman nationalism, political sovereignty, state, nation, supra nationalBreidenbach, J
173, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 124.3.3.6.1; 8.3.2.3.1; 9.3.3.5.1Population Distribution: Patterns across the EarthHuman Maps, Cultural Population, Density, population, demographic, density, migrationDombeck, A
183, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 123.3.3.6.1; 4.3.2.3.1Rain Shadows and RegionsPhysical Maps, Population, Density, Thematic Maps, isoline map, desert, regions, adiabatic, windward, leeward, orographicKunze-Hoeg, Kaija and Kunze, F
19K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 124.3.1.2.1; 8.3.1.1.1Spatial Questions: How to coach your students to ask themHuman Physical Cultural spatial, questions, geographic study, geography themesHood, L
203, 4, 7, 84.3.1.2.1; 8.3.1.2.1Spatial Thinking for Young Geographersspatial, questions, study,Winkelaar, J and Lanegran, D
21K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 61.3.2.3.1; 2.3.1.1.3; 4.3.1.1.2Teacher Tips: Introduce a new area and geographic features using a kinesthetic approachPhysical Maps, locate, identify, physical, place, relative locationEhlen, J
22K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 84.3.2.4.1; 4.3.2.4.2Teacher Tips: Mnemonic GeographyTeacher Tips: Mnemonic GeographyPhysical Maps, Latitude, Longitude, Compass rose, Mental MapEhlen, J
23K, 1, 21.3.2.3.1Teacher Tips: Size Comparison Using a Mercator Map and GlobePhysical Maps, compare, map, globe, map on globe, method, visualEhlen, J
243, 4, 5, 6, 7, 84.3.1.1.2Teacher Tips: Start a Class with a Globe and a Question!Navigation, Latitude, Longitude, globe, rotation, revolution, seasons, methods, teaching strategyBeckman, B
251, 3, 61.3.1.1.1; 1.3.1.1..2Teacher Tips: Helping Students Locate Minnesotaelementary methodsEhlen, J
2621.3.1.1.1; 1.3.1.1.2Teacher Tips: Mental and Sketch MapsEhlen, J
274, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9-129.3.3.5.3An Introduction to Population PyramidsHuman population, pyramidShelerud, S
289, 10, 11, 129.3.3.6.1Urban Growth Models for North AmericaUrban, city, growth, zoningShelerud, S
29K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 63.3.3.8.1; 4.3.1.1.2Globe Lessons from a Balloon
How to Make a Balloon into a Globe
What is on the Globe? (Graphic Organizer)
globe, longitude, latitude, continentsTrepp, M
30K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 61.3.1.1.2; 3.3.1.1.1.Playdough Geography-1
Graphic Organizer with 4 columns (jpg file)
Additional Geography Terms sheet, page 1
Additional Geography Terms sheet, page 2
Playdough Geography-1
Graphic Organizer with 4 columns (jpg file)
Additional Geography Terms sheet, page 1
Additional Geography Terms sheet, page 2
vocabulary, playdoughTrepp, M
31K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 61.3.1.1.2; 3.3.1.1.1.Playdough Geography-2
Additional Geography Terms sheet, page 1
Additional Geography Terms sheet, page 2
Playdough Geography-2
Additional Geography Terms sheet, page 1
Additional Geography Terms sheet, page 2
vocabulary, playdoughTrepp, M
329, 10, 11, 129.3.3.5.2; 8.3.1.1.1; 8.3.2.3.1The Demographic Transition ModelThe Demographic Transition ModelTransition, DTM, population changeShelerud, S
33K, 1, 2, 3, 40.3.2.3.1; 1.4.2.4.2Introducing the Culture Concept to Elementary Classes
The ABCs of Culture
The Cultural Iceberg
Introducing the Culture Concept to Elementary Classes
The ABCs of Culture
The Cultural Iceberg
Culture, Human GeographyTrepp, M
349, 10, 11, 129.3.4.9.1Energy in the Landscape: Waterfall Power!Water power, resources, mills, energyLanegran, D
35K, 10.3.1.1.1; 0.3.1.1.2; 1.3.1.1.1An Introduction to Map ScaleAn Introduction to Map Scalemap, scaleKunze-Hoeg, K and Kunze, F
368, 9, 10, 11, 128.3.1.1.1; 8.3.3.5.1Location Decisions: How the past shapes us nowLocation Decisions: How the past shapes us nowDecision making, site selection, location problems,Lanegran, D
374, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 129.3.2.4.3Our Agricultural Origins: Understand the three agricultural revolutions and how knowing the history of plants helps us nowAgriculture, plant history, agricultural revolutions, sustainabilityLanegran, D
384, 84.3.2.3.1; 4.3.2.4.2; 8.3.3.5.2Mexico Series- OverviewMexico, culture, cultural geographyKunze-Hoeg, K
394, 84.3.1.2.1; 4.3.2.3.1; 4.3.2.4.2Mexico Series--A Brief Geographical Transect from Chihuahua to the YucatanMexico, culture, physical geography, states of MexicoKunze-Hoeg, K
404, 84.3.1.2.1; 4.3.2.3.1; 4.3.2.4.2Mexico Series--Mexico CityMexico Series--Mexico CityMexico,urban geography, cities, Mexico CityKunze-Hoeg, K
414, 84.3.2.3.1; 8.3.2.3.1Mexico Series--Mexican HolidaysMexico Series--Mexican HolidaysMexico,cultural geography,holidaysKunze-Hoeg, K
424, 84.3.2.3.1; 4.3.2.4.2; 8.3.2.3.1Mexico Series--Student LifeMexico Series--Student LifeMexico, culture, youth, gamesKunze-Hoeg, K
434, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 124.3.4.9.1Agriculture: Fertilizer's Impact on Commercial Agricultureagriculture regions, agriculture revolutiojn, commercial agriculture, environment, environmental change, economic change, sustainabilityLanegran, D
444, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 124.3.4.9.1Agriculture: PlantationsAgriculture: PlantationsPlantation agriculture, agricultural regions, commercial agriculture, modern agricultureLanegran, D
459, 10, 11, 129.3.2.4.2; 9.3.2.4.4Agriculture: European Commercial Farming Part OneAgriculture: European Commercial Farming Part OneEurope, agriculture, commercial agriculture, agriculture history, farming, agricultural regionsLanegran, D
469, 10, 11, 129.3.2.4.2; 9.3.2.4.4Agriculture: European Commercial Farming Part TwoAgriculture: European Commercial Farming Part TwoEurope, agriculture, commercial agriculture, agriculture history, farming, agricultural regionsLanegran, D
47K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 121.3.1.1.2; 3.3.3.8.1; 8.3.3.5.1Twin Cities: Part 1-Why here?Twin Cities: Part 1-Why here?Twin Cities, MinnesotaLanegran, D
48K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 126.3.3.6.1; 9.3.3.6.4; 9.3.4.9.1Twin Cities: Part 2-What caused the Twin Cities to grow so much?Twin Cities: Part 2-What caused the Twin Cities to grow so much?Twin Cities, MinnesotaLanegran, D
501, 21.2.1.1.1; 1.2.1.1.2; 2.3.1.1.2Airport Geography: Elementary StudentsKunze, F
51Geopolitics: The Dokdo-Takeshima DisputeSwanson, K
52Teacher Tips - Starting a Geography Class: "Find the Pop Can!"Teacher Tips - Class IntroductionSwanson, K
53Teacher Tips - Introduction to Heat Mapping (Choropleth Maps)Swanson, K
551.3.2.3.1; 4.3.4.10.1; 8.3.2.3.1; 9.3.2.4.1Geographic Region: Minnesota Iron Range as an ExampleHattam, C
56Teacher Tips: Sports as a Geographic MotivatorHattam, C
574.3.4.9.1; 4.3.4.10.1; 8.3.3.6.1Devils Lake, North Dakota: A Human-Environment Interaction ProblemZimmerman, L
58NumerousTeacher Tips: MAGE coordinated Giant MapNelson, J
59Teacher Tips: Informal Assessment After Teaching the Five Themes of GeographyHubbard Anderson, R