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Latitude and Longitude
Fifth graders are introduced to the concept of latitude and longitude and play a game to reinforce the concept. In this latitude and longitude lesson, 5th graders play a matching game where they identify which card belongs on a specific place on a globe.
5th Social Studies & History 76 Views 135 Downloads
How on Earth?
The equator and longitudinal lines make interesting circles to study in terms of arc length. Using Google Earth or a globe, pupils research specific questions about size and distance. This a great activity to bring some real-world application into your classroom.
9th - 11th Math 24 Views 30 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Tsunamis with a Latitude
Students evaluate earth science by examining maps in class. In this world geography instructional activity, students examine a spherical map and identify several important locations including the prime meridian, Antarctic Circle and tropic of Cancer.
5th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 17 Views 46 Downloads
Fifth graders examine the geographic concept of absolute location. Using a variety of resources, they create a life-size classroom grid and locate the coordinates of a point, identify latitude and longitude of different locations, and create a mini-model of the globe using latitude and longitude lines.
5th Social Studies & History 41 Views 107 Downloads
GPS Treasure Hunt
Students explore geography by participating in a treasure hunt activity. In this Global Positioning System lesson, students define the terms latitude and longitude while utilizing an electronic GPS device. Students view a PowerPoint presentation about GPS devices and complete a worksheet treasure hunt activity in class.
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 13 Views 58 Downloads
Map Reading: Where Am I?
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.
8th Social Studies & History 12 Views 199 Downloads
Learning About Location: Charting the Path of the George W. Elder
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.
5th - 12th Social Studies & History 32 Views 51 Downloads
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
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
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