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GPS and Navigation
If you are navigating to find a terrific lesson on GPS (global positioning system) that incorporates math, geography, and science, then you have finally arrived! This is an ideal STEM lesson in which high schoolers learn the history of GPS, read maps using Google Earth, convert latitude and longitude into minutes and seconds, practice triangulation and trilateration, and more!
9th - 12th Math 44 Views 32 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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
Stellar Navigation Curriculum
Students investigate the concept of star mapping and how it is used in space navigation. They conduct various activities to see the effect of mapping. Also the teacher uses models and demonstrations in order to communicate the main objectives of the lesson plan.
6th - 8th Science 3 Views 5 Downloads
Guide to TI-Navigator with the TI-73 Explorer
Students explore the features of the TI-73 Explorer calculator and the TI-Navigator. In this secondary mathematics lesson, students examine the menus and capabilities of the TI-73 and the TI-Navigator. This is a complete guide, including sources for technical support.
9th - 12th Math 3 Views 1 Download
Marine Navigation-Plot Your Course
Students explore nautical charts used for navigation. In this marine navigation lesson plan, students determine distance and direction between features on nautical charts, they identify obstacles and they identify characteristics of common aid to navigation.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 16 Downloads
How to be a Great Navigator!
Young scholars examine historical methods of navigation. They discuss the techniques of "Dead Reckoning," "Heaving the Log," and "Chip Log," pretend to sail from Europe to North America using vectors and determine the location of their landfall, and take a quiz.
6th - 8th Math 3 Views 2 Downloads
Rollin' on the River: The McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System
Middle schoolers take a close look at the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation system. They study how the Army Corps of Engineers built and monitor the system. Learners discover how a lock and a dam work, and study three benefits of having a dam built on a river: navigation, flood control, and recreation.
6th - 8th Science 3 Views 4 Downloads
Where Am I: Navigation and Satellites
Young scholars explore the concept of triangulation that is used in navigation satellites and global positioning systems designed by engineers. They determine ways these technologies can help people determine their position or the location of someone else.
3rd - 5th Science 3 Views 12 Downloads
Exploring Maps: Navigation
Young scholars engage in a lesson plan that is concerned with the concept of navigation while research is conducted with the use of a variety of resources. The information is used to expand their perspective of the applications for navigation.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
Slavery in America at the Time of the Civil War: Navigating a Website
Students discover how to navigate websites. In this Civil War lesson, students conduct research on slavery as they visit a website to experience oral, written, and digital texts and performances by slaves from the Civil War era.
6th - 9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Exploring Maps: Lesson 2 Guide: Navigation
Students explore and examine how maps have been used in navigation. They research how travelers collected observations to keep track of their positions and plotted information on maps. Each student then makes a Mercator projection similar to the one Lewis and Clark used.
5th - 9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 9 Downloads
Becoming Comfortable with the Navigation Features
Students, while in the computer lab, log in and go to the American Education System to complete a lesson on the American Education System unit. They review all the terms they may see pop up on their screens (link, save, shift, space, enter, etc.
6th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
How to Create an Activity Center Document Using Navigator
Students create background pictures for their documents using Navigator. In this technology lesson, students explore ways to incorporate images into their activity. They can upload a picture to work on, or use one from the internet.
7th - 10th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 0 Downloads
How to Navigate in the Wilderness
While many of our learners aren't going to be out in the wilderness on their own, it is important for them to understand why we stress the importance of maps, compasses, and thinking skills. This short clip describes what is needed to safely navigate the wilderness.
2 mins 9th - Higher Ed Physical Education 3 Views 0 Downloads