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Places on the Planet: Latitude and Longitude
Students locate different places on globes and maps by learning about latitude and longitude lines. In this latitude and longitude lesson plan, students identify specific locations based on the degrees of latitude and longitude.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 8 Views 162 Downloads
Latitude and Longitude
Fifth graders are introduced to the concept of latitude and longitude and play a game to reinforce the concept. In this latitude and longitude lesson plan, 5th graders play a matching game where they identify which card belongs on a specific place on a globe.
5th Social Studies & History 53 Views 119 Downloads
Understanding Latitude and Longitude
Teaching learners about latitude and longitude can get a little complicated. Present the concept by first representing it as a graph. Just like finding a location on a graph using the x and y-axis, learners will be able to locate items on a globe or map.
5th - 7th Science 61 Views 185 Downloads
"Yarning" About Latitude and Longitude
Students identify various locations using latitude and longitude. In this map skills lesson plan, students use yarn and labels to create a "human globe." Students identify the Prime Meridian, the Equator, and Northern and Southern Hemisphere.
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History 24 Views 212 Downloads
Latitude and Longitude
Learners explore the concept of latitude and longitude. In this latitiude and longitude instructional activity, students discover the meaning of these terms. Learners then use their new knowledge to play a mapping game.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History 28 Views 152 Downloads
Where in the World? The Basics of Latitude and Longitude
Students are introduced to the concepts of latitude and longitude. In groups, they identify the Earth's magnetic field and the disadvantages of using compasses for navigation. They identify the major lines of latitude and longitude on a map and determine the location of major cities using only latitude and longitude coordinates.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 35 Views 254 Downloads
Working with Latitude and Longitude
Fourth graders examine how to use maps to locate major areas of the world, and the major lines of longitude and latitude. They use coordinate to locate and label the continents. Also, they determine what type of weather they could expect at various locations in the world.
4th Social Studies & History 5 Views 57 Downloads
Latitude and Longitude: Geography and Geometry!
Second graders use latitude and longitude coordinates to pinpoint an exact location on the map. In this geography activity, 2nd graders utilize handouts from the Maritime Museum in order to gain practice in finding locations throughout the world.
2nd Math 3 Views 34 Downloads