This product has four map activities. Two worksheets will teach your students about the countries in the Baltic Sea Region and a map test on this region will evaluate what your class has learned. These activities will help your students learn the location of 9 countries on the Baltic Sea. There is also a map test on Europe in this package of materials. Worksheets on NATO and the European Union are included and an Internet Activity on the Schengen Agreement is included so your class will better understand the border situation in the EU. There are 9 Internet Activities included so your students can do the research on these countries and report back to the class.This product can be used to enhance your study of this region or it can be used to encourage your students to bring in current events about countries in this region. After your class knows the location of these countries, your students will be more motivated to learn additional information about this region of the world. Teaching current events and geography can strengthen comprehension skills and improve test scores by providing your students with more valuable background knowledge. Incorporate current events with map activities into your curriculum and turn out more informed citizens.