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Where in The World Am I?
Young scholars explore the concept of absolution location. In this geography skills instructional activity, students discuss how to identify and locate latitude and longitude. Young scholars play a game to reinforce the skills.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 11 Views 43 Downloads
In this Google Earth worksheet, students access the Google Earth website and find the latitude, longitude, and elevation for their house and school. Then they do the same for a variety of world locations. This worksheet has 10 fill in the blank questions.
6th - 10th Science 8 Views 60 Downloads
It's Happening, Where? Find the Absolute and Relative Location of News Articles
Students read newspaper articles. In this social studies lesson, students locate the latitude and longitude of the location where the news article takes place. Students write a summary of the news article.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 18 Downloads
The World (With an emphasis on the United States)
Fourth graders recognize the different continents. They are introduced to longitude and latitude and how to find locations using these measurements. This series ends with an emphasis on the fifty states of the United States and their capitols.
4th Social Studies & History 3 Views 15 Downloads
Drift Bottles--A Message from Afar
Students explore longitude, latitude and cardinal directions. In this social studies lesson, students use the geographical clues in the letter to determine where the bottle originated. Students compose a message that gives their location using directional terms.
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History 4 Views 20 Downloads
Giving Students a Little Latitude
Young scholars 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 6 Views 26 Downloads
Geography: Urban Locations and Connections
Students examine Illinois urban centers and compare them to centers outside the state that have the same approximate latitude and longitude. By discovering the transportation arteries, communications systems, and cultural/recreational relationships, they observe the commonalities of the urban centers.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 9 Downloads
Assessing the Situation
Fifth graders use the scale, the key, and longitude and latitude on a map to determine where they have crashed. They use the map scale to determine the distance to the nearest city and how long it will take them to get there. They describe the motion of an object by tracing and measuring its position over time.
5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
Eagle Creek Park (A Hike)
Students plot a hiking course using aerial photos and a topographic overlay and find the latitude and longitude of absolute locations. They measure the total distance of a hiked area and figure the area of the ground walked using Heron's Formula.
8th - 9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
Stranded along the Coast
Students plot stranding sites onto a map using latitude and longitude as well as compass directions with respect to coastal features. They identify several species of marine animals that might become stranded; distinguish their characteristics and habitats.
6th - 8th Science 3 Views 7 Downloads