Latitude and Longitude Teacher Resources
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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 98 Views 213 Downloads
New Review Grid and Bear It!
What do your pupils know about latitude and longitude? Make sure they have a thorough understanding of this topic by completing the comprehensive series of activities included here. Learners simulate latitude and longitude, take notes, play games, sing songs, create little reference books, and more in order to gain a full understanding of latitude and longitude.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History 49 Views 27 Downloads
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You no longer need a bulky reference book or outdated maps to explore the globe! Take advantage of this opportunity to take a closer look at the world's geography with high-definition maps, and get up-to-date information on every country and capital city in the world.
1st - 12th Science 11 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Scientists go below to find
Learners investigate coordinate graphing. In this Algebra I lesson, pupils determine the distance between two cities by finding the vertical and horizontal distances using the longitude and latitude readings. They use the Pythagorean Theorem to determine the distance and convert the degrees to miles.
8th - 10th Visual & Performing Arts 6 Views 40 Downloads
National Marine Sanctuaries Shipwrecks
Junior oceanographers access the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary Shipwreck Database and plot the locations of several shipwrecks. Shipwrecks are always an enthralling subject and this activity allows your learners to act as shipwreck detectives using real-life data.
4th - 6th Science 4 Views 22 Downloads
Where in the World is South Carolina?
Challenge your learners to wrap graph paper around a ping pong ball to represent the latitude and longitude of the earth. It just can't be done! But it's a great introduction to latitude and longitude. It can be looked at in two-dimensional form like looking at a map.
7th - 9th Math 4 Views 12 Downloads
Understanding Weather and Climate Patterns
Students research the climate patterns of various locations and make predictions based on their findings. They determine the importance of latitude and longitude in weather and climate. Students create graphs displaying their collected data.
5th - 10th Science 12 Views 70 Downloads
Storm Clouds-- Fly over a Late Winter Storm onboard a NASA Earth Observing Satellite
Students study cloud data and weather maps to explore cloud activity. In this cloud data lesson plan students locate latitude and longitude coordinates and determine cloud cover percentages.
6th - 12th Science 3 Views 14 Downloads
New Review Latitude & Longitude
Here is a worksheet activity where learners mark the latitude and longitude coordinates of cities all over the world. There are 15 cities to identify, from Baghdad, Iraq to Warsaw, Poland and Anchorage, Alaska.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 68 Views 48 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Understanding Maps of Earth
Here is your go-to student resource on primary geography concepts, including facts about the surface of the earth and its hemispheres, latitude and longitude, globes, types of maps, and identifying continents and oceans.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Fifth graders examine the geographic concept of absolute location. Using a variety of resources, they create a life-size classroom grid and locate the coordinates of a point, identify latitude and longitude of different locations, and create a mini-model of the globe using latitude and longitude lines.
5th Social Studies & History 41 Views 107 Downloads
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 30 Views 181 Downloads
GPS Treasure Hunt
Learners explore geography by participating in a treasure hunt activity. In this Global Positioning System lesson, students define the terms latitude and longitude while utilizing an electronic GPS device. Learners view a PowerPoint presentation about GPS devices and complete a worksheet treasure hunt activity in class.
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 14 Views 59 Downloads
New Review Creating a Map to My House
Here is a simple assignment that will introduce your young geographers to location, one of the five themes of geography, through an activity in which they map the directions and lines of latitude/longitude of where they live.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 13 Views 10 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable