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In this plotting earthquake data worksheet, middle schoolers use a large world map and given web sites showing the latitude and longitude for the epicenter of recent earthquakes around the world. Students plot 2 weeks of earthquake data indicating the epicenter of each earthquake.
6th - 8th Science 3 Views 36 Downloads
The Coldest Place at the Bottom of the World
Students examine Ernest Shackleton's journey through the Antarctic and trace Shackleton's Actual Route on a map using longitude and latitude coordinates. Students compare his intended route with his actual and determine how far off Shackleton was from his intended journey.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 6 Views 22 Downloads
Plot Current Earthquake Data
Sixth graders explore earthquake locations. In this geography and earthquake lesson, 6th graders generate possible reasons that earthquakes appear to occur in certain geographical areas. Students plot recent earthquake locations on a map and compare their plotted information with Real Time data displayed on an LCD projector.
6th Math 8 Views 31 Downloads
Students are introduced to the concept of stellar navigation. Inside a portable digital planetarium they identify various stars that were used as a navigational tool. They go through several activities in which they attempt to identify their location on earth (in latitude and longitude measurements) using the night sky.
6th - 8th Science 3 Views 9 Downloads
Human Ordered Pairs
Use prior knowledge to plot an ordered pair on a Cartesian plane. Children chart an original picture of themselves by charting their points. They also apply this skill to longitude and latitude. A quiz helps assess their understanding.
5th - 7th Math 20 Views 99 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Absolutely and Relatively: The Puerto Rico Quarter Reverse
Students investigate the country of Puerto Rico by completing geographic worksheets. In this world geography activity, students define latitude and longitude and use it to locate both Puerto Rico and their school. Students 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
It's Happening, Where? Find the Absolute and Relative Location of News Articles
Students read newspaper articles. In 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
In this Google Earth activity, 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 activity has 10 fill in the blank questions.
6th - 10th Science 12 Views 64 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