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Welcome to My World!
Students use maps to locate information. They read the story, "It Looked Like Spilt Milk", view images of the continents and discuss the various continents. Afterward, they make their own Atlas to record information that they can later draw from to locate important information.
1st - 2nd Math 7 Views 93 Downloads
Atlas of Canada Land Cover
Students conduct research on the dominant types of land cover in Canada. They explore the 'Atlas of Canada' website, analyze maps and satellite images, compare/contrast two locations in Canada, and complete a worksheet.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 10 Downloads
These Maps are for the Birds
Students identify and study New York State Breeding Bird Atlas maps to learn where different bird species nest and how their distributions have changed over time. They also identify how maps serve as representations of a geographic region and how the distribution of animals varies geographically based on habitat requirements.
4th - 5th Science 3 Views 9 Downloads
Learners elucidate themselves by writing up to six entries in different formats. Some formatting choices include a dictionary, encyclopedia, or atlas entry, a magazine article, a newspaper article, and a table of contents. Some structural hints are included for each of the six formats.
3rd - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 177 Downloads
Cinderella Around the World
Third graders review the parts of a fairy tale and how to use an atlas. In this geography lesson, 3rd graders listen to the story Glass Slipper, Gold Sandal- A Worldwide Cinderella. They use their atlas to find the place talked about in the book.
3rd Social Studies & History 3 Views 10 Downloads
Pirates Have Landed at Fresh Pond!
Learners discover and practice the proper way to read a map and atlas. Using a map of Long Island on a paper grocery sack, they locate and label the water, beaches and lighthouses. They must also create a compass rose and place an X on the map where their house is located.
K - 4th Social Studies & History 3 Views 16 Downloads
Discovering the Local Community
Third graders create a mini-atlas of their community. In this geography lesson, 3rd graders use map-related resources to find information about their community including major landforms, the climate, vegetation, population, and economics. Students use the information they have gathered to create their own mini-atlas of the community.
3rd Social Studies & History 3 Views 13 Downloads
Name That Cloud
Pupils explore the various categories of clouds and how they are formed. Through use of the Digital Atlas of Idaho, students research cloud types and formations. They use their information to answer questions on a worksheet. provided by the teacher.
7th - 12th Science 3 Views 33 Downloads
Around the World At 30o North Latitude
Reinforce the use of an atlas and reference materials with writers. They discover how geographic location can make living easier or harder. They draw an assigned journey on a map, categorize survival needs, and prioritize options during the journey.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 17 Downloads
Off to See the World!
Second graders use games that use the atlas and the globe. Students take a ride (journey). Students place their chairs as if they are riding in a car. The Teacher is the driver. As the students travel along they point out different sites that they see along the way.
2nd Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads
Technology and Geography
Ninth graders, working in pairs, use a multimedia world atlas, Encarta Multimedia Encyclopedia and the Internet (as well as any text materials found in the library) to research information about a specific region of the world.
9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads