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Where are We?
Fifth graders explore places visited by Lewis and Clark. In this geographical concepts activity, 5th graders plot places on a map and put events in chronological order. Students find locations on a map using longitude and latitude. Students create a map with written directions to get to Monticello.
5th Social Studies & History 30 Views 115 Downloads
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 11 Views 56 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
Where in the World? :Understanding Latitude and Longitude
Young scholars play a grid-based game and devise clues to help classmates locate spots on the globe in order to recognize the value of using longitude and latitude for identifying locations.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 45 Views 143 Downloads
"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
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 48 Views 26 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
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 15 Views 63 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
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
Human Ordered Pairs
Use prior knowledge to plot an ordered pair on a Cartesian plane. Children chart an original picture of themselves by charting their points. They also apply this skill to longitude and latitude. A quiz helps assess their understanding.
5th - 7th Math 20 Views 99 Downloads CCSS: Designed