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Students read "Geographical Mobility: 1995-2000." They examine the maps in the handouts and compare them with maps from an atlas. In the second part of this instructional activity, students read "In Harm's Way." They receive three more handouts, one a blank map of Florida, another about population change in Florida, and the last titled "Danger From Hurricanes. They discuss patterns observed in the maps, graphs, and data.
Students identify the basic symbols of the English language and identify written languages as sets of symbols. In this symbols lesson, students study a hieroglyphic message and pictures of other languages. Students try to interpret the message and then create a message of their own. Students discuss symbols.
Students explore the concept of geotourism. They identify the reasons for creating national parks or other preservation areas. Students define the basic principles of geotourism and construct a list of geo-friendly rules that visitors should follow when visiting national parks.
Students investigate the school campus area in order to plan the best spot for a class garden. They create a map of the school and research the different types of soil that exist in order to find the best spot. The class takes the information and conducts an election for the best possible location.
Young scholars address the problem of a reduction in the world population growth rate being offset by a growing world population base. This problem is particularly true with the rapid population growth in many Third World countries. The lesson will incorporate video and the Internet.
Young scholars explore the natural resources and National Parks of Northern California that are commonly visited by people traveling in the United States. They use maps to locate various sites, plan a highway travel route and use the internet to research facts about the areas.