This lesson is a great activity for the unit New Empires Emerge in World History. Students will take part in a Google Earth scavenger hunt, and explore areas of the world unknown to them. Places included are:
Istanbul High School
Using prior knowledge from the unit and Google searches, students will learn the development and interaction of Byzantium, Kiev, Moscow, and Mongolia.
Have students download the power-point, fill out the answers, and re-post back on your site.