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Where in the World
Students explore the global grid system. In this globe lesson, students identify latitude and longitude lines and how these can tell the coordinates of any place. They use the Internet to find the exact coordinates for their town.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History 12 Views 57 Downloads
Where in the World Is ...?
Students move themselves around a "world" map on the classroom floor, using lines of latitude and longitude to locate specific spots. They determine the locations of 11 countries where Peace Corps Volunteers are serving and identify in which continent the country is located.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 8 Views 29 Downloads
Shadows and Skyscrapers
Eighth graders explain the relationship between the position of the sun, a city's latitude and shadow length. Ratio's, geometry, and algebra are used to determine the shadow lengths and building heights. A sun angle (altitude) charts to create and compare skyscraper shadows for four North American cities.
8th Math 3 Views 8 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
New Review Introduction to World of Geography Test
Assess your learners on the five themes of geography and the most important key terms and concepts from an introductory geography unit. Here you'll find an assessment with 15 fill-in-the-blank and 14 multiple-choice questions, sections for labeling a globe and map projects, and two final essay questions.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 175 Views 127 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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You no longer need a bulky reference book or outdated maps to explore the globe!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
Where on Earth?
Tenth graders create maps to a secret location on the school grounds for others to follow, study topographical maps, estimate the size and shape of the Earth, explore various formations of the Earth's topography, and give an oral report on their conclusions.
10th Science 19 Views 94 Downloads
Introduce the terms and concepts related to basic map and geography skills. Terms include full definitions and cover latitude, longitude, the Equator, Tropic of Cancer, Tropic of Capricorn, Prime Meridian, and the International Date Line.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 16 Views 32 Downloads
Coral Bleaching in the Caribbean
Students practice analyzing images, maps and graphs from Internet-based educational resources. They explore the correlation between sea surface temperature and coral bleaching. Students comprehend that coral reefs are collections of tiny marine creatures that live inside limestone skeletons attached to rocks on shallow ocean floors.
5th - 12th Science 3 Views 14 Downloads
Introduce middle or high schoolers to topographic maps with this PowerPoint. After a review of longitude and latitude, display and describe contour lines and intervals. Also explain map scale. This is a useful presentation for a social studies or earth science class.
7th - 12th Science 19 Views 64 Downloads
Terrabagga Activity Using a Magnetometer
Clever! Earth science learners construct a model of a planet containing a magnetic core. The planet, Terrabagga, is made out of a paper grocery bag, magnets, a dead D battery, and rubber bands. Pictures of each step of the construction process are included.
5th - 12th Science 4 Views 3 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
Giving Students a Little Latitude
Students use a world outline map to locate places using coordinates of latitude and longitude. They answer questions about places based on their knowledge of the map and on their research and make up more questions of this sort for each other to answer.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 8 Views 26 Downloads
Comparing Temperatures and Latitudes
Eighth graders collect weather data from a variety of cities at the same latitudes, but on different continents. They organize data using spreadsheet program, generate graphs, and incorporate into a word processing document. Students analyze data and draw conclusions about data and statistics.
8th Science 3 Views 1 Download
"Yarning" About Latitude and Longitude
Students identify various locations using latitude and longitude. In this map skills lesson, 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 31 Views 219 Downloads