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Mapping World Heritage
World heritage sites can be found around the globe. Many of these sites are noted for their importance in representing culture and location. Each activity included in this resource focuses on latitude/longitude, map skills, finding locations with coordinates, and discussing the importance of historic site preservation.
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History 95 Views 107 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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
Lesson 4: “Lat” Lies Flat and “Long” Is Just That!
How can coordinates help us to locate places on the earth? Here is a instructional activity that will help your learners understand the distinction between lines of longitude and latitude, as well as how to read and write locations using coordinates.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History 36 Views 32 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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
Students are introduced to the concept of stellar navigation. Inside a portable digital planetarium they identify various stars that were used as a navigational tool. They go through several activities in which they attempt to identify their location on earth (in latitude and longitude measurements) using the night sky.
6th - 8th Science 3 Views 9 Downloads
Learning About Location: Charting the Path of the George W. Elder
Young scholars acquire a working knowledge of the geographical concepts: absolute location, relative location, longitude and latitude. They analyze primary sources that shows the physical and human characteristics of the places along the 1899 Harriman Alaska Expedition's route.
5th - 12th Social Studies & History 32 Views 51 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
Map Reading: Where Am I?
Eighth graders identify specific places in the western U.S. using latitude and longitude. They research westward migration, explore maps on various websites, and compare/contrast longitude and latitude on the Eastern U.S. map.
8th Social Studies & History 12 Views 199 Downloads
The Crash Scene
Fifth graders explore geography by participating in a mapping activity. In this engineering lesson, 5th graders identify the differences between latitude and longitude and practice locating precise points on a globe or map. Students measure distance, area and scale while analyzing their maps in class.
5th Math 3 Views 14 Downloads
Explore Surface Types on a Journey Around Earth
Young scholars explore satellite data. In this technology cross-curriculum math and world geography lesson plan, students locate specific map areas using a microset of satellite data. Young scholars use technology and math skills to determine percentages of land coverage on specific parts of the earth.
5th - 8th Science 3 Views 7 Downloads
Seasons Worksheet #2
A tilted Earth is shown in relation to the rays of light from the sun. Earth science superstars determine latitude, month, and time of day. They compare number of daylight hours for different points on Earth. The five multiple choice questions are appropriate for reviewing the effects of Earth's tilted axis.
6th - 9th Science 6 Views 30 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, 5th graders play a matching game where they identify which card belongs on a specific place on a globe.
5th Social Studies & History 76 Views 135 Downloads