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Creating and Analyzing Graphs of Tropospheric Ozone
Students create and analyze graphs using archived atmospheric data to compare the ozone levels of selected regions around the world. They locate and identify geographical regions using latitude and longitude. Students graph archived ozone data from the Live Access Server
7th - 12th Science 7 Views 25 Downloads
NIGHT AND DAY: DAILY CYCLES IN SOLAR RADIATION
Students examine how Earth's rotation causes daily cycles in solar energy using a microset of satellite data to investigate the Earth's daily radiation budget and locating map locations using latitude and longitude coordinates.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 8 Downloads
Carbon Monoxide and Population Density
Tenth graders investigate the carbon monoxide level at a fixed latitude. They determine if there is a relationship to population density. They download data sets and generate a graph. They determine a link between human activity and Carbon Monoxide levels.
10th Science 3 Views 2 Downloads
Volcanoes!: The Dangers of Snow and Ice
Young scholars observe a demonstration of how melting snow and ice can contribute to mudflows. They then observea list of continents with the number of snow and ice covered mountains on each continent and discuss. They then label a group of volcanoes on a blank map and plot a volcano and its snowline including its approximate latitude.
4th - 8th Science 3 Views 7 Downloads
Students identify why the Hopi tribe practiced running as it relates to health, delivering messages, defeating other tribes, and for ceremonial events. In this social studies activity, students use maps to identify latitude and longitude then locate regional places the Hopi would run.
4th - 8th Health 10 Views 55 Downloads
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1st - 12th Science 11 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Latitude and Longitude
Young scholars demonstrate how to locate places on a map using a grid. In this map skills lesson, students are introduced to latitude and longitude lines. Young scholars define these terms and view a large map of a state. Students come up to the map to find a city with specific coordinates.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 17 Views 17 Downloads
Project Map: Latitude And Longitude Worksheet
In this latitude and longitude worksheet, students find the coordinates of 14 cities around the world and use this information to complete 14 short answer questions. This worksheet includes online atlas web links.
6th - 10th Science 78 Views 317 Downloads
Latitude and Longitude
In this latitude and longitude worksheet, students read a short description then examine a map which displays lines of latitude and longitude. Students use this information to complete 3 fill in the blank questions. Students draw a mountain on the map at a given latitude and longitude.
4th - 7th Social Studies & History 111 Views 703 Downloads
"If global warming is real, why is it so cold?" Distinguishing the difference between weather and climate is important when it comes to understanding our planet. In these activities, young scientists look at the climate patterns in a variety of locations, graph the data, and examine the geographical features such as mountains or oceans that affect a given location's climate.
4th - 8th Science 38 Views 33 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Where in the World? The Basics of Latitude and Longitude
Learners 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 40 Views 259 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 8 Views 58 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 lesson, 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
How Does Latitude Correlate With Sea Surface and Air Temperature?
High schoolers examine data from ocean buoys to determine the relationship between latitude, sea surface and temperature. In this latitude lesson students use the Internet to access the information that allows them to better understand the differences between ocean and air temperature.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 5 Downloads
Anza and Font in Search of Latitude
This is an integrated activity that incorporates Social Studies, Science, and Mathematics. In Social Studies, 7th graders complete an online interview and complete an online worksheet about latitude of sites on the Anza trail. In Science they measure angles of elevation and have a Moon Party.
7th Science 12 Views 8 Downloads