Longitude Teacher Resources
Find Longitude educational ideas and activities
Showing 61 - 80 of 1,362 resources
Nova: Lost at Sea: The Search for Longitude
In this social studies worksheet, students write answers to 34 questions responding to the film, Lost at Sea: The Search for Longitude. Students respond to questions before, during and after the film.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 8 Views 33 Downloads
Where in the World? The Basics of Latitude and Longitude
Students are introduced to the concepts of latitude and longitude. In groups, they identify the Earth's magnetic field and the disadvantages of using compasses for navigation. They identify the major lines of latitude and longitude on a map and determine the location of major cities using only latitude and longitude coordinates.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 41 Views 260 Downloads
Working with Latitude and Longitude
Fourth graders examine how to use maps to locate major areas of the world, and the major lines of longitude and latitude. They use coordinate to locate and label the continents. Also, they determine what type of weather they could expect at various locations in the world.
4th Social Studies & History 8 Views 58 Downloads
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, 2nd graders utilize handouts from the Maritime Museum in order to gain practice in finding locations throughout the world.
2nd Math 3 Views 34 Downloads
Mapping Worksheet #1
Get out the compass and a pencil its time to use a coordinate grid to practice mapping skills. Young cartographers use the prompts and provided grid to plot locations, draw parallel lines, and determine distances between points.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 37 Views 114 Downloads
Geography and Culture of China
Take out a map, a paper, a ruler, and those coveted colored pencils for a instructional activity 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 22 Views 48 Downloads
Where on Earth?
Tenth graders create maps to a secret location on the school grounds for others to follow, study topographical maps, estimate the size and shape of the Earth, explore various formations of the Earth's topography, and give an oral report on their conclusions.
10th Science 19 Views 94 Downloads
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 3 Views 29 Downloads
Terrabagga Activity using a Magnetometer
Students use a magnetometer to determine the orientation of a magnetic field. In this magnetism instructional activity, students build a simulated planet and use a simple magnetometer to determine the orientation of their planet's magnetic field.
7th - 8th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads