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Project Map: Latitude And Longitude Worksheet
In this latitude and longitude worksheet, students find the coordinates of 14 cities around the world and use this information to complete 14 short answer questions. This worksheet includes online atlas web links.
6th - 10th Science 78 Views 317 Downloads
Investigating Latitude and Longitude
Students examine the lines of latitude and longitude on a map, and explain why these lines might be useful. In this instructional activity students also explore websites that provide information to improve their understanding of how and why latitude and longitude are used.
3rd - 7th Social Studies & History 8 Views 15 Downloads
Where in the World? The Basics of Latitude and Longitude
Learners 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 40 Views 259 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
Giving Students a Little Latitude
Learners use a world outline map to locate places using coordinates of latitude and longitude. They answer questions about places based on their knowledge of the map and on their research and make up more questions of this sort for each other to answer.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 8 Views 26 Downloads
Do You Know Your Map?
Arm your young learners with the skills to properly review and analyze maps! These worksheets involve using longitude and latitude to locate countries on a map, matching geography terms from a word bank to their proper definitions, and identifying hemispheres and navigation tools.
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History 103 Views 87 Downloads
The Crash Scene
Fifth graders explore geography by participating in a mapping activity. In this engineering lesson, 5th graders identify the differences between latitude and longitude and practice locating precise points on a globe or map. Students measure distance, area and scale while analyzing their maps in class.
5th Math 3 Views 14 Downloads
Explore Surface Types on a Journey Around Earth
Students explore satellite data. In this technology cross-curriculum math and world geography activity, students locate specific map areas using a microset of satellite data. Students use technology and math skills to determine percentages of land coverage on specific parts of the earth.
5th - 8th Science 3 Views 7 Downloads
Introduction to Latitude and Longitude
Learners examine lines of latitude and longitude on a United States map and discuss the reasons why these lines are helpful. They discuss ways that temperatures vary with latitude and discuss clothing that they would wear at specific latitudes.
K - 2nd Science 8 Views 36 Downloads
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...?
Young scholars use longitude and latitude to locate various cities, regions, landforms, and bodies of water around the globe. They use The New York Times Learning Network's crossword puzzle 'Longitude and Latitude' to sharpen their atlas skills.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 32 Views 38 Downloads