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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 plan, 2nd graders utilize handouts from the Maritime Museum in order to gain practice in finding locations throughout the world.
How Does Latitude Correlate With Sea Surface and Air Temperature?
Students 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
Anza and Font in Search of Latitude
This is an integrated lesson 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.
Geography and Culture of China
Take out a map, a paper, a ruler, and those coveted colored pencils for a lesson on Chinese culture and geography. This is a multifaceted approach to basic geography skills that incorporate story telling, class discussion, primary source analysis, map skills, and poetry to convey concepts of culture and geography pertaining to Chinese history.
7th Social Studies & History
World Geography - Climate Notes
A challenging activity helps young geographers explore the temperatures around the world! They study how the Earth's land temperatures are affected by their proximity to an ocean, as well their latitude and their altitude. A very interesting resource!
6th - 8th Science
Seasons and Day Time
Learners label a diagram of the Earth rotating about the sun and indicate the direction of the rotation and the seasons at each location. They indicate the seasons, the poles, the hours of daylight at each pole, the direction of rotation of the Earth and they draw pictures to indicate specific locations of the sun at noon.
8th - 10th Science
Our Solar System and Seasons
Sixth graders investigate the relative diameters of planets and distances between them and the cause for seasons on Earth using the 5-E Learning Model. They appreciate the size and distances involved with objects in the real universe. Students explore why Earth experiences seasons, and discover the climatic differences between the poles, middle latitudes and the equator.
And a Star to Steer Her By: A Field Trip Guide for the Planetarium Show
In this field trip study guide for the planetarium show lesson, students construct a model of the Earth and describe the relative positions of the continents using latitude and longitude. Students construct a star chart to find constellations and Polaris in the second lesson.
3rd - 12th Social Studies & History