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Students are shown the very basics of navigation. The concepts of relative and absolute location, latitude, longitude and cardinal directions are discussed, as well as the use and principles of a map and compass.
In this Earth geometry learning exercise, students use Google Earth to understand more about latitude and longitude. Students complete 3 short answer questions.
In this coordinate systems worksheet, students use Google Earth to learn about latitude and longitude system. This worksheet has 1 graphic organizer and 7 fill in the blank questions.
Young scholars explore geography by participating in a treasure hunt activity. In this Global Positioning System lesson plan, students define the terms latitude and longitude while utilizing an electronic GPS device. Young scholars view a PowerPoint presentation about GPS devices and complete a worksheet treasure hunt activity in class.
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.
Students 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. Students generate route maps using sequencing skills.
Students explore marine life by conducting a rubber duck experiment. In this water currents lesson, students practice identifying latitude and longitude coordinates on a map and define the currents of major oceans. Students discuss the impact of plastic debris on our oceans and utilize a rubber duck, plastic pieces and a water pan to conduct an ocean litter experiment.
Learners investigate coordinate graphing. For this Algebra I lesson, pupils determine the distance between two cities by finding the vertical and horizontal distances using the longitude and latitude readings.  They  use the Pythagorean Theorem to determine the distance and convert the degrees to miles.
Students learn about tsunamis that have occurred in different parts of the world and locate recent tsunamis using longitude and latitude on a map. In this tsunami lesson plan, students read a report of a tsunami to the class.
Young scholars participate in a GPS activity and answer questions about Canada. In this Canada lesson plan, students identify location by using a GPS Unit and latitude and longitude. Young scholars find an Inuksuk (station) and a complete worksheet.
Students research the climate patterns of various locations and make predictions based on their findings. They determine the importance of latitude and longitude in weather and climate. Students create graphs displaying their collected data.
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
Students plot the migration paths of birds using latitude and longitude data from a table.
Students develop an understanding of absolute and relative location. In this geography lesson, students examine their location in the world after studying vocabulary which includes the words latitude, longitude, relative and absolute location. They use assigned web site to find information to make a flip-book that answers questions about their location in the world.
Students study cloud data and weather maps to explore cloud activity.  In this cloud data lesson students locate latitude and longitude coordinates and determine cloud cover percentages. 
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.
Explore the major features of a globe using a globe and a variety of media tools to identify and label continents, oceans, poles, the equator, and lines of longitude and latitude. Many geography sources are cited.
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. Students participate in a running activity with their physical education teacher.
Students locate objects using a Global Positioning System. In this global geography lesson, students explore latitude and longitude using a GPS in order to locate objects.
Students use the World Wide Web to access additional information needed to complete a set of questions. They demonstrate an understanding of latitude and longitude by interpreting a lunar map.

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