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What's Your Temperature?
Learners take a look at the local newspaper and focus on the weather section. They get into small groups, and each one looks at the same map, but of a different part of the country. They must prepare a presentation that shows how latitude and longitude affect the weather patterns in three different cities.
5th - 7th Science 3 Views 3 Downloads
Tear the Continents
Students tear paper into representative continent shapes and configure them with world oceans through relative location, direction and latitude and longitude starting points. They recognize the shape of the continents. Students recognize the location of the continents with respect to each other and the Prime Meridian and the Eqautor.
K - 3rd Social Studies & History 32 Views 133 Downloads
Plotting a Hurricane Using Latitude and Longitude
Students define and use "absolute location," latitude, and longitude. They locate on a map or globe the Earth's poles, circles, tropics, and beginning points of measurements for latitude and longitude.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 31 Downloads
Absolutely and Relatively: The Puerto Rico Quarter Reverse
Young scholars investigate the country of Puerto Rico by completing geographic worksheets. In this world geography lesson, students define latitude and longitude and use it to locate both Puerto Rico and their school. Young scholars identify several other locations on a world map and record their latitude and longitude on a worksheet.
5th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 8 Views 38 Downloads
For this Google Earth worksheet, students access the Google Earth website and find the latitude, longitude, and elevation for their house and school. Then they do the same for a variety of world locations. This worksheet has 10 fill in the blank questions.
6th - 10th Science 12 Views 64 Downloads
It's Happening, Where? Find the Absolute and Relative Location of News Articles
Students read newspaper articles. For this social studies lesson, students locate the latitude and longitude of the location where the news article takes place. Students write a summary of the news article.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 19 Downloads
The World (With an emphasis on the United States)
Fourth graders recognize the different continents. They are introduced to longitude and latitude and how to find locations using these measurements. This series ends with an emphasis on the fifty states of the United States and their capitols.
4th Social Studies & History 3 Views 15 Downloads
Globe Skills Lesson 3 Voyage to the New World
Middle schoolers explore the globe. In this globe skills lesson, students use their knowledge of latitude and longitude to respond to questions regarding Christopher Columbus's maiden voyage to the Americas.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 7 Views 18 Downloads
Drift Bottles--A Message from Afar
Students explore longitude, latitude and cardinal directions. For this social studies lesson, students use the geographical clues in the letter to determine where the bottle originated. Students compose a message that gives their location using directional terms.
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History 4 Views 20 Downloads